I.G.C.A. Senior Classic All Stars
Volleyball
Abigail Weideman
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Mitch & Anne Weideman
High School: Center Point Urbana
Coach: Cathy Husmann
Career High School Stats: Kills: 1215 Career Digs: 1102
Awards/Honors:
All State Honorable Mention 2016, 2015 First Team All Conference WAMAC Unanimous Selection 2016, 2015 Honorable Mention All Conference WAMAC 2014 All District 2015, 2016 4 Year Varsity Starter 2 Year Team Captain GJNC'15 All Tournament Team Milwaukee Winter Showcase'15 All Tournament Team Top Area Players to Watch Cedar Rapids Gazette 2015, 2016
Commited To: University of South Dakota
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite volleyball memory in high school was when I had the opportunity to go to state with my sister. It was such and amazing experience, I will never forget it!
Alexis Toering
Position: MH
Parents Name(s): Mick & Emily Toering
High School: Sioux Center High School
Coach: Julie Oldenkamp
Career High School Stats: Currently as of 10/17- 902 kills, 818 digs, 80 aces, 247 blocks
Awards/Honors:
4 year Varsity starter, Unanimous 1st Team All Conference (2016, 2017) 2nd Team (2015) and 3rd Team (2014), 3rd Team All-State (2016), All-District (2016)
Commited To: Northwestern College to play basketball and study exercise science.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Being conference champs four years in a row and playing at the state tournament.
Alyssa Jaeger
Position: Right Side
Parents Name(s): Ron Jaeger Dawn Jaeger
High School: Springville High School
Coach: Claude Howard Jr.
Career High School Stats: Sets Played: 367 Kills: 652 Total Blocks: 282 Solo Blocks: 112 Digs: 417 Aces: 119
Awards/Honors:
2015 2nd Team Tri-Rivers All-Conference 2016 1st Team Tri-Rivers All-Conference 2016 Iowa High Performance Junior International Team Member 2017 1st Team Tri-Rivers All-Conference 2017 3rd Team All-State
Future Plans: Plan to attend Allen College for Radiography
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing volleyball with my friends since 4th grade.
Anna Sinnott
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Tom & Tina Sinnott
High School: Waterloo Columbus Catholic
Coach: Hanna Nuss
Career High School Stats: Currently as of 10/17/2017: 1,239 Kills, 4.40 Kills per set, 438 Digs, 132 Blocks, 108 Aces, 30 Assists
Awards/Honors:
4 year Varsity letter winner, 2017: Career Kill School Record Holder, 1000+ Career Kills, Team Captain, Waterloo Courier Prep of the Week; 2016: IGCA 2A 1st Team All State, State Qualifier, 2A State All-Tournament Team, Des Moines Register All-Iowa Sports Award Honoree 2A-OH, IGCA All District 2A NE, 2nd Team All Conference NICL East; 2015: State Qualifier, IGCA All District 3A NE, Waterloo Courier Prep to Watch, 2016 & 2015, Honorable Mention All Conference NICL East, First Team "All-Metro" unanimous selection, 2016 & 2015, National Honor Society.
Future Plans: To attend a 4 year University and obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in OB Nursing and continue my volleyball career at the next level.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing in the 2016 State Championship game for the first time in school history.
Ashtyn Veerbeek
Position: Middle
Parents Name(s): Ron and Tammi Veerbeek
High School: Western Christian
Coach: Tammi Veerbeek
Career High School Stats: 941 kills and 315 blocks
Awards/Honors:
State Champion 2015 and 2016, All Tournament Team at State in 2015 and 2016, 2nd Team All-State 2016, 1st Team All-Conference 15', 16' & 17'
Commited To: University of Nebraska (for basketball)
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning my first state championship as a sophomore and making memories that will last a lifetime.
Baylee Petersen
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Duane Petersen Bobbi Petersen
High School: Dike-New Hartford
Coach: Diane Harms
Career High School Stats: current 2017: 417 kills, 3.83 kills/set, 38 aces, 311 digs, 2.85 digs/game 2016: 466 kills, 3.56 kills/set, 81 aces, 395 digs, 3.02 digs/set 2015: 333 kills, 2.82 kills/set, 28 aces, 320 digs, 2.71 digs/set 2014: 96 kills, .99 kills/set, 2 aces, 47 digs, .48 digs/set total kills: 1312 total aces:149 total digs: 1073
Awards/Honors:
1st Team All Conference - 2016 Honorable Mention All Conference - 2014, 2015 2nd Team All State - 2015 1st Team All State - 2016 All Tournament Team Captain - 2016 Dike-New Hartford Team Captain - 2016, 2017
Commited To: University of Northern Iowa to play volleyball!
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to all the Saturday tournaments and playing field hockey golf before games.
Caitlyn Smith
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Dana & Debbie Smith
High School: Marion
Coach: Roxanne Paulsen
Career High School Stats: 2014-Present: 3,144 assists, 657 digs, and 166 blocks
Awards/Honors:
4 year Varsity letter winner, 2016: State Qualifier, 1st Team All State, 2nd Team All Metro, 1st Team All Conference, Academic All Conference, Des Moines Register Sports Award 2015: State Qualifier, Honorable Mention All State, 2nd Team All Metro, 1st Team All Conference 2014: State Qualifier. National Honor Society, National Council of Youth Leadership School Records: Career Assists: 3,144 and Assists Per Set: 9.4
Commited To: Drake University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning back to back WaMac Conference titles and 3x state appearance
Charlotte Richards
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Teresa & Chris Richards
High School: Xavier High School
Coach: Austin Filer
Career High School Stats: Had over 1,000 kills throughout the HS career
Awards/Honors:
Winner of KCRG Athlete of the Week 1st Team All State
Commited To: University of Missouri, St. Louis
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite volleyball memory was last year at state volleyball when the Xavier Volleyball Team upset Marion in the quarterfinals.
Claire Gerdes
Position: Middle Blocker
Parents Name(s): Michele Gerdes Brian Gerdes
High School: Cedar Falls High School
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: 757 total kills, 288 total blocks
Awards/Honors:
Four year varsity letter winner, three year all-metro team, second team all conference 2016, honorable mention all conference 2015
Commited To: University of South Dakota
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Making it to the state championship game.
Colby Greene
Position: Right Side Hitter
Parents Name(s): Renda Greene-Fishman Troy Greene
High School: Iowa City West High
Coach: Scott Sanders
Career High School Stats: 646 kills 187 blocks
Awards/Honors:
3 year Varsity Letter winner 2nd Team MVC - junior State Qualifier sophomore-junior Most Improved Player - sophomore Best Offensive Player/Teammate Spirit Award/Co-MVP award - junior Varsity Captain - senior (senior year not complete yet)
Commited To: Southeast Missouri College to continue volleyball career and pursue degree in Elementary Education.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
2015 Sophomore year #8 IC West beat #5 Linn- Mar in 3 sets to qualify for state. 2016 Junior year #8 IC West beat #9 Bettendorf in 5 sets to qualify for State.
Elissa Moylan
Position: MH
Parents Name(s): Melinda Daigneau, Dave Moylan
High School: Pleasant Valley High School
Coach: Pleasant Valley High School
Career High School Stats: 655 kills, 139 blocks 2017: 3.66 kills per set
Awards/Honors:
2016: First Team 5A All-District, First Team All-Conference, First Team All-Metro 2017: Team Captain 3 year letter winner
Commited To: Southeast Missouri State
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Beating Bettendorf senior year and breaking their 42 game MAC win streak.
Grace Burken
Position: Middle Hitter
Parents Name(s): Larry Burken Mary Beth Burken
High School: Cedar Falls
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: kills: 894 kill efficiency: 0.449 kills per set: 2.32 blocks total:202 blocks per set: 0.52
Awards/Honors:
second team all state 2016 first team all conference 2016 second team all conference 2015 honorable mention all conference 2014
Commited To: Wichita State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
making it to the state championship
Inga Rotto
Position: MH
Parents Name(s): Mary & Hans Rotto
High School: Gilbert High School
Coach: Stacy Johnson
Career High School Stats: : Kills- 1009; Blocks- 324; Aces- 124
Awards/Honors:
All State- 3rd team 3A (2016); All district (2016); All Conference HOIAC 1st team (2016), All Conference HOIAC 2nd team (2015); 3 year varsity starter; Senior year captain
Future Plans: Attend college, undecided on where and volleyball plans
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing my senior year of volleyball with my little sister and going undefeated in conference and winning HOIAC championship; Also, playing at HP Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, FL in 2016
Jenna Brandt
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Kevin & Amy Brandt
High School: Sumner-Fredericksburg
Coach: Tori Sorenson
Career High School Stats: (Stats as of 10/17/17): Kills:344, Digs:604, Assist: 2,763, Aces: 111
Awards/Honors:
4 year letter winner, 2x Team Captain, All Academic Awards. 2015: All Tournament Team, 2nd Team All State, 2nd Team All Conference, All District. 2016: 1st Team All State, 1st Team All Conference, 1st Team All District, All Iowa Elite 8.
Commited To: Iowa State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing in the 2015 State Championship match with my best friends
Jenna Wagemester
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Doug Wagemester Kim Wagemester
High School: Prairie High School
Coach: Lynette Stecklein
Career High School Stats: 531 Kills, 63 Blocks, 251 Digs
Awards/Honors:
3 year Varsity letter earner, team captain
Commited To: University of South Dakota
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Volleyball team camp at ISU
Kalee Peter
Position: Middle Blocker/ Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): John Peter Stacey Peter
High School: Kuemper Catholic High School
Coach: Keith Stickcrod
Career High School Stats: Kills-601 Blocks- 293 Hitting Percentage- 0.333
Awards/Honors:
Volleyball: Hawkeye 10 2nd Team (Junior) Co-Captain (Senior) Softball: Hawkey 10 2nd Team, All District (freshman), Hawkeye Ten 1st Team, All District, Third Team All-State, All-Western Iowa Second Team (Sohpomore) Hawkeye 10 1st Team, All District, 2nd Team All-State, All-Western Iowa First Team
Future Plans: Play volleyball at the University of Northern Iowa and study something in the medical field
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing at State my sophomore, junior, and hopefully senior year with my sister and best friends!
Katherine Poore
Position: OH/Setter
Parents Name(s): David & Melissa Poore
High School: Lewis Central
Coach: Mike Bond
Career High School Stats: Kills: 959 Assists: 925 Digs: 383
Awards/Honors:
2016: First Team All City, First Team All Conference, KMA First Team All Conference, First Team All District, Second Team All State 2017: KMA All Star Team, Under Armor National Watch List, AVCA Player of the Week,
Commited To: Bradley University commencing spring 2018.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Qualifying for the Junior National Championship in Philadelphia.
Kelsey Havel
Position: Kelsey Havel
Parents Name(s): Troy & Kori Havel
High School: Osage High School
Coach: Andie Olson
Career High School Stats: (as of 10-25-17)- 1,150 kills, 947 digs, 193 blocks, 148 aces
Awards/Honors:
1st Team All-Conference in Volleyball ('14,'15,'16) North East Conference Champions ('15,'16,'17) Elite Team All-Conference Team ('15) 3A All-District Team ('15,'16) All-State Honorable Mention ('15) 3rd Team All-State--('16) 2016 State Volleyball Tournament Qualifier
Future Plans: major in accounting and continue to play volleyball
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing in the 2016 State Tournament
Kelsey Ruff
Position: Libero/DS
Parents Name(s): Stacey Ruff Eric Ruff
High School: Pleasant Valley
Coach: Amber Hall
Career High School Stats: 117 aces 650 digs 410 assists Setter as a sophomore, libero jr and sr year
Awards/Honors:
Volleyball: 1st Team All Conference 2016 2nd Team All Metro 2016 Varsity Team Captain 2016,2017 3-Year Varsity Letter Winner Track: 1st Team All Conference 4x800 2016 2nd Team All Conference 400 Hurdles 2016, 2017 Honorable Mention All Conference 4x800 2017 Drake Qualifier 4x800 2016 State Qualifier 4x800 2016,2017 and 400 Hurdles 2016 2 year Varsity Letter Winner MAC All-Academic Team Sotball: Honorable Mention All Conference 2016 2 year Varsity Letter Winner National Honors Society Member
Commited To: play volleyball at Augustana University in Sioux Fall, SD.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning against Bettendorf this year in 5 sets and experiencing the amazing atmosphere at home.
Kennedy Meister
Position: OH/DS
Parents Name(s): Rob Meister Christena Meister
High School: Janesville CSD
Coach: Shelly Sorenson
Career High School Stats: Kills- 1,066 Digs- 1,112 Aces- 184 *incomplete*
Awards/Honors:
4 year starter; 14' '15' 16' first team all conference; 14' 15' first team all district; 16' elite team; 14' state semi-finalist; 15' 16' all state team; 15' 16' all tournament team; 15' 16' 1A state champion.
Future Plans: Study elementary education and continue to play volleyball.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning state two years in a row (hopefully 3).
Kylee Christensen
Position: MH
Parents Name(s): Kevin & Kimberly Christensen
High School: Sergeant Bluff- Luton
Coach: Renee Winkle
Career High School Stats: 1015 kills 303 blocks .924 Serving Eff
Awards/Honors:
Sioux City Journal Metro Athlete of the Week 2017 All 4A Iowa West 2016 KMA (MRAC) Jr of the Year 2016 1st team all MRAC 2016 2nd team all MRAC 2015
Commited To: Northwest Missouri State
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to State in 2015
Lauren Bair
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): : Randy & Valerie Bair
High School: Clarinda High School
Coach: Will Baumann
Career High School Stats: 943 Kills,140 Aces,808 Digs,184 Blocks
Awards/Honors:
2015: Hawkeye Ten 2nd Team All Conference, 2016: Hawkeye Ten 1st Team All Conference Unanimous Choice, All District Class 3A West Team, All State Class 3A Honorable Mention, Omaha World Herald All Western Iowa Class 5A/4A/3A 1st Team, Led Class 3A in kill efficiency,0.452,and established a new school record
Future Plans: Continue playing volleyball in college and purse a bachelors of science degree in radiologic sciences
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Simpson and ISU volleyball camps
Maddie Slagle
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Bret Slagle Carrie Slagle
High School: Cedar Rapids Jefferson
Coach: Amy & Will Norton
Career High School Stats: 1,213 kills and 1,095 digs
Awards/Honors:
2016 1st Team All Conference, 1st Team All Metro, 5A All District East and All State Honorable Mention; 2015 2nd Team All Conference, 1st Team All Metro; 2014 All Conference Honorable Mention
Commited To: University of Iowa
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing in Championship match of the MVC Tournament
Madi Wagaman
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Russ Wagaman Dee Wagaman
High School: Springville Secondary
Coach: Claude Howard
Career High School Stats: 256 kills, 1659 assists, 61 blocks, 607 digs, and 160 ace serves
Awards/Honors:
2016: 1st Team All Conference & All District 2017 (current): Tri-Rivers West Player of the Year & 1st Team All Conference
Future Plans: Undecided
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going & competing at state in 2015 & 2016 with my teammates!
Madison Hedges
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Sara and Mark Fails Steve Hedges
High School: Dike-New Hartford
Coach: Diane Harms
Career High School Stats: (As of 10-16-17) Assists: 2,309 Digs: 359 Aces: 47 Blocks: 48 Kills: 44 Serve Efficiency: .957
Awards/Honors:
Volleyball 4 year participant 3 year letter winner State Champion 2014 State Semi-Finals 2015 State Champion 2016 3rd Team All State 2016 Team Captain 2017 Track 4 year participant 4 year letter winner State 4x400 - 3 years State D-Med - 2 years State 4x100 - 1 year State 4x200 - 1 year State Sprint Med - 1 year Softball 2 year participant 2 year letter winner Basketball 3 year participant 2 year letter winner
Future Plans: To attend college to play volleyball and study Elementary Education.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Pregame in locker room, playing field hockey golf, but mostly winning state.
Miranda Greathouse
Position: Libero/DS
Parents Name(s): Kim & Bill Greathouse
High School: Ankeny High School
Coach: Joe Morton
Career High School Stats: Digs:1,500, Aces:90, Serve eff:.945
Awards/Honors:
4 year Varsity player, 1st team all conference 2016,team captain 2017, state qualifier 2016 and 2014
I plan to play volleyball in college and major in Criminal Justice
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Qualifying for state 2016 and making it to the semifinals.
Sally Gaul
Position: Right OH
Parents Name(s): Nan & Chris Crawford
High School: Dowling Catholic High School
Coach: Mary Beth Wiskus
Career High School Stats: 548 kills 105 blocks 192 digs 27 aces
Awards/Honors:
3 year Varsity Letter
Commited To: Northern State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to tournaments every weekend and meeting new people.
Samantha McCabe
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Tim & Beth McCabe
High School: Bishop Heelan
Coach: Mary Miller
Career High School Stats: Currently as of 10/17 972 kills 975 digs 264 blocks
Awards/Honors:
4 year starter 1st Team All Missouri River Conference (2016) 1st Team All Western Iowa (2016) 2nd Team 4A All State (2016)
Future Plans: Attending the University of Iowa
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite memory was walking into the US Cellular Center for the first time as a freshman starter. It was an incredible feeling I will never forget.
Sierra Athen
Position: OH, DS
Parents Name(s): Debbie Pappas Jim Athen
High School: Red Oak Community High School
Coach: Angela Montgomery
Career High School Stats: Total kills- 1,037 Total digs- 1,049 Total aces- 135 Total blocks-190 Total assist- 69
Awards/Honors:
KMALand Freshman of the year in 2014 All-Hawkeye Ten Conference 2nd team 2015 Second Team All-State class 3A 2016 All-Hawkeye Ten Conference 1st team 2016 KMALand Offensive player of the year 2016 KMALAND Junior of the year 2016 Team captain 2016 and 2017 Led the Hawkeye Ten Conference in kills and was 3rd in digs 2016.
Commited To: Bellevue University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Qualifying for State in 2014 and making it to the semi-finals
Sydney McLaren
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Devin and Amy McLaren
High School: Saint Albert Catholic
Coach: Angie Lantz
Career High School Stats: 1427 Kills .287 efficiency 4 Kills per set 147 Aces 834 Digs 2.4 Digs Per Set
Awards/Honors:
Freshman- 1st Team WIC, 2nd Team All State, 1st Team All District, KMA Freshman of Year Sophomore- 2nd Team Hawkeye 10, 1st Team All District, 1st Team All City, 2nd Team All State Junior- 1st Team Hawkeye 10, 1st Team All District, 2nd Team All State, 2A State All Tournament Team, 1st Team All City, City Player of the Year Senior- 1st Team Hawkeye 10, 2A State All Tournament Team
Commited To: Buena Vista University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Dancing in the locker room before games, and making the state 2A semi finals 2 years in a row.
Sydney Petersen
Position: Libero
Parents Name(s): Bobbi & Duane Petersen
High School: Dike New Hartford
Coach: Diane Harms
Career High School Stats: aces- 216 career digs-1,813
Awards/Honors:
1st team all conference- 2 time 1st team all state-2015 1st team all state-2016 1st team (Elite Team)-2016 3A player of they year-2016
Commited To: University of Texas to continue my volleyball career and academic career
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning state championships and playing field hockey golf with my teammates.
Tayah Mahi
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Kalani Mahi Chris Mahi
High School: Cedar Falls High School
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: Currently as of 10/17/17: Assists: 3,965 Digs: 634 Kills: 288 Aces: 172
Awards/Honors:
2017: Prepvolleyball #20 National High School Volleyball Ranking (10/19/17), Prepvolleyball HS Top 150 Senior Aces, Waterloo Courier Prep Athlete of the Week 2016: State Volleyball Runner-up, MVC Athlete of the Year Valley Division, Unanimous 1st Team All-Conference, IGCA Elite Volleyball Team, 5A 1st Team All-State, 5A East First Team All-District, 5A State Tournament All-Tournament Team, Prepvolleyball Top 150 HS All-American, Waterloo Courrier All-Metro Team, Des Moines Register All-Iowa Sports Award Honoree 2015: State Volleyball Semi-Finalist, First Team All-Conference, 5A Second Team All-State, 5A East All-District Team, Prepvolleyball HS Sophomore 79 Highest Honorable Mention, Waterloo Courier All-Metro Team 2014: 2nd Team All-Conference, Prepvolleyball HS Frosh 59 Highest Honorable Mention, Waterloo Courier All-Metro Team
Commited To: University of Northern Iowa
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
The whole state tournament experience my junior year. Competing in the Championship with my teammates was something I will never forget.
Taylor Lynch
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): John & Amy Lynch
High School: Cedar Falls
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: 1036 kills, 621 digs, 165 aces
Awards/Honors:
4 year varsity starter, 1st Team All MVC (2016), State All Tournament Team (2016), 2nd Team All State (2016), Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Prep to Watch (2016-17), Des Moines Register 1st Team All Iowa volleyball 5A (2016)
Commited To: Illinois State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Making it to the State Championship game junior year