I.G.C.A. Senior Classic All Stars
Volleyball
Emma Loveall
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Clint and Jane Loveall
High School: Spirit Lake High School
Coach: Beau Dielschneider
Career High School Stats: Kills - 1,426 Blocks - 172 Ace Serves - 170 Senior year kill efficiency .403 Senior year kills/set 4.49
Awards/Honors:
All Conference all 4 years: Freshman - Honorable Mention Sophomore - 2nd Team Junior - 1st Team Senior - 1st Team All District and Honorable Mention All State Junior year Spirit Lake record holder in career kills, season kills, and match kills
Commited To: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
All the inside jokes we have like asking coach if he's a track fan or randomly pretending to have lego hands.
Abby Brunssen
Position: MB
Parents Name(s): Darin Brunssen Cathy Brunssen
High School: Benton Community
Coach: Mike Embretson
Career High School Stats: 1,069 Kills (School Record), 0.262 Kill Efficiency, 248 Blocks, 405 kills in my senior season (School Record)
Awards/Honors:
4 year varsity starter. Freshman year: Honorable Mention All Conference (WaMaC West). Sophomore year: 2nd team All Conference (WaMaC West). Junior year: 2nd team All Conference (WaMaC West)
Commited To: Northwest Missouri State University.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Getting 2nd place at USAV Nationals and all the friends I have made through volleyball.
Alayna Yates
Position: Middle Blocker
Parents Name(s): Mike Yates Kari Yates
High School: Cedar Falls High School
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: 550 Kills, 212 Blocks, 0.479 Kill Eff, 200 Sets Played
Awards/Honors:
2018 All-Metro Team, 2018 First Team All-Conference, 2018 2nd Team All State, Prep of the Week (9/18/19)
Commited To: University of Dayton
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Singing along to and quoting every line from Pitch Perfect on the way to Omaha with the team my senior year.
Aliyah Carter
Position: OH
Parents Name(s): Joe Tassie
High School: Wahlert Catholic
Coach: Lindsey Beaves
Career High School Stats: As of 10/17/19: 2 4A State Volleyball Championships Named All Tournament Team Captain 2 times. To Date Stats in Varsity play: Kills - 1706 Digs - 702 Blocks 192
Awards/Honors:
First Team all Tournament x 2 First Team all Conference MVC x 3 First Team all Area x 3 TH Player of the Year 2018 2 time State Champion in Long Jump
Commited To: Committed to play volleyball at Kansas State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My Favorite volleyball memory was winning the 4A State Championship and celebrating with my teammates, friends, and family afterwards.
Allena Shimon
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Jim & Kristi Shimon
High School: Dowling Catholic
Coach: Mary Beth Wiskus
Career High School Stats: 2238 assists 429 digs 91 aces 75 blocks 75 kills
Awards/Honors:
second team all conference sophomore and junior year 4 year varsity letter winner
Commited To: Saint Cloud State
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
beating ankeny in a five set thriller to move on during the post season my sophomore year
Anna Marvelli
Position: OH/S
Parents Name(s): Jason Marvelli Stephanie Marvelli
High School: Indianola HS
Coach: Kent Halstead
Career High School Stats: Kills - 914 Aces - 139 Assists - 555 Digs - 668
Awards/Honors:
First Team All-Conference 2017, 2018 Academic All-Conference 2016, 2017, 2018 DM Register Athlete of the Week - October, 2019
Future Plans: Attend a 4 year university and major in International Business and German.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Qualifying for beach nationals in 2019 and having the opportunity to play one last tournament in California with my pepper partner since I was 12, Olivia Curry.
Caitlin Kellner
Position: Libero
Parents Name(s): Kevin Kellner Julie Kellner
High School: Des Moines Christian
Coach: Brian Spanhut
Career High School Stats: 689 digs
Awards/Honors:
All Conference WCAC
Commited To: University Of Sioux Falls
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
I loved getting to build close relationships with my teammates on and off the court.
Calea Jones
Position: outside hitter/ right side
Parents Name(s): Richelle Jones Todd Jones
High School: Ankeny Centennial
Coach: Jessica Rinehart
Career High School Stats: as of 10/17/19 (high school team only) 204 career kills 85 career blocks
Awards/Honors:
*Team captain *3 years varsity letter winner on stacked dvision 1 team *academic award *2 time state qualifier *class 5A state champion in 2018 *2017 conference champions *named to prepdig class of 2020 Iowa High school volleyball rankings as #4 right side
Commited To: Drake University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
winning state my junior year and celebrating with my teammates
Chloe Johnson
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Billie King
High School: Red Oak High School
Coach: Angela Montgomery
Career High School Stats: As of 10/17/2019 1152 Kills As of 10/17/2019 636 digs
Awards/Honors:
Freshman & Sophomore Year- 2nd team all conference. Junior Year- 1st Team all Conference and all district. 3rd team all state. Conference Champs 2019
Future Plans: Play Volleyball at Simpson
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to state my sophomore year.
Delaney Rice
Position: Right side and Middle blocker
Parents Name(s): Sean Rice Danielle Rice
High School: Marion High School
Coach: Roxanne Paulsen
Career High School Stats: Career kills 795+ Averages 3.56 kills per set Career blocks 184+ .84 Serve Efficiency with 35 Aces this year.
Awards/Honors:
Three year varsity letter winner. 2016-Wamac Conference Champion and State Qualifier. 2017-Wamac Conference Champion. 2nd team All Conference. 2018-Academic All Conference, All Metro HM, 2nd team All Conference. USVBA 17U Jr. National Champions. 2019-Team Captain. Season not finished yet. A member of NHS, NCYL, and FCA.
Commited To: Saint Louis University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning 17U National Championships
Elaina Bohnet
Position: Outside / Right side / DS
Parents Name(s): Teresa & Randy Bohnet
High School: CB Lincoln
Coach: Katie Darrington
Career High School Stats: Overall personal record: 105-65 *387 total sets played 1294 career kills this far 1280 career digs this far
Awards/Honors:
3 year All City, 2 year All State, KMA Freshman of the year, 2 year all conference, 3 year KMA Land Team
Commited To: Iowa Western CC
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Iowa Western CC
Elle Sneller
Position: Middle / Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Scott & Colleen Sneller
High School: Sergeant Bluff - Luton High School
Coach: Renee Winkel
Career High School Stats: 714 Kills .306 Hitting Efficiency 166 Blocks 154 Digs
Awards/Honors:
2018 1st Team All Conference 2018 All District 2018 All-State Honorable Mention 2019 1st Team All Conference
Future Plans: I will attend Iowa State University and study Public Relations or Sports Broadcasting.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
I always love going to Okoboji, IA with my team for team bonding every year.
Erica Brohm
Position: Middle
Parents Name(s): Kevin and Julie Brohm
High School: Pleasant Valley
Coach: Amber Hall
Career High School Stats: Total Kills 673, Kill efficiency .340, Kills per set 2.55, Aces 87 Serve Efficiency .909 Blocks 209
Awards/Honors:
2017 MAC Honorable Mention All Conference, Honorable Mention All-Metro Team 2018 1st Team MAC All-Conference, 1st Team All-Metro, All-District Team, Honorable Mention All-State Team, All Academic Team, Team Captain 2018, 2019
Future Plans: Attend college to study health sciences and play volleyball
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning our 3rd straight MAC conference championship this year
Helaina Hillyard
Position: Outside/Middle Hitter
Parents Name(s): Bill and Cheryl Hillyard
High School: Mediapolis Highschool
Coach: Erin Steffener
Career High School Stats: Kills-938, Digs-586 (As of 10/18/19)
Awards/Honors:
2018 Third Team All-State, 2018 All-District, 2018 All-Conference Player of the Year
Commited To: Western Illinois University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to state freshman year, and playing with my best friends all during my volleyball career
Jada Wills
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Jane Wills Dave Wills
High School: Beckman Catholic
Coach: Todd Troutman
Career High School Stats: (As of Oct 19 2019) Kills: 1478 Digs: 1326 Aces: 135 Blocks: 160
Awards/Honors:
2x Unanimous 1st Team All Conference, 2x 2nd Team All State, 2x First Team All District, 2017 TH Player of the Year, 2017 USAV National MVP
Commited To: Drake University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to State my freshman and sophomore year, and winning the National Division at USA Nationals my 16s year.
Jordyn Hamm
Position: Middle Blocker
Parents Name(s): Jason and Sonja Hamm
High School: Spirit Lake High School
Coach: Beau Dielschneider
Career High School Stats: As of 10/23/19: 940 career kills; 283 career blocks; 205 career aces; .489 career kill efficiency. Senior year: School record holder for Aces in a season (currently at 89), School record holder for kill efficiency in a season (currently at .537).
Awards/Honors:
4 year Varsity Letter recipient; Sophomore Year - Honorable Mention All Conference; Junior Year - 1st Team All Conference, AVCA Phenom watch list and participant; Senior Year - Des Moines Register Athlete of the Week, KMEG Featured MVP, 1st Team All Conference. All Conference honors in soccer and basketball, National Honor Society.
Commited To: University of Sioux Falls
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Bonding with teammates and coaches while traveling to tournaments.
Kacia Brown
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Kristine Falk Therix Brown
High School: Cedar Falls
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: 1,000 + kills 600+ digs
Awards/Honors:
First team all state 2018 Elite team all state 2018 State all tournament team 2018 MVC conference player of the year 2018
Commited To: Mississippi State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Winning state in 2017
Kacie Rewerts
Position: Outside
Parents Name(s): Jerome Rewerts Erin Rewerts
High School: Nevada High School
Coach: Jonny Sneiderman
Career High School Stats: Career Stats: 1144 kills, 617 digs, 221 blocks
Awards/Honors:
First Team Heart of Iowa Conference 2018 First Team Heart of Iowa Conference 2017
Commited To: Drake University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Getting to play volleyball with my sister Kelby for three years of high school.
Katelyn Knudsen
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Chris Gina
High School: Dallas Center-Grimes
Coach: Cheryl Voelker
Career High School Stats: Kills: 852 Aces: 81 Blocks: 90 Digs: 772
Awards/Honors:
3 year varsity starter, 2 year team captain, 3 year conference champions 2017: 2nd team all conference 2018: 1st team all conference, 2nd team all state, all tournament team, state semi-finalist. 2018
Future Plans: To attend a four year college and major in kinesiology.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Making it to the semi-finals at state last year.
Katie Kopriva
Position: RS
Parents Name(s): Jay Kopriva Angie Kopriva
High School: North Tama
Coach: Channing Halstead
Career High School Stats: 1,225 Kills, 705 Digs
Awards/Honors:
3x 1st Team All-Conference, 2x Elite Conference Team, All-State 2017 and 2018.
Future Plans: Play volleyball in college.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Coming back and beating Montezuma in 5 sets to advance to Regional final in 2017.
Kirsten Graves
Position: Libero
Parents Name(s): Kevin Graves Madelyn Graves
High School: Cedar Falls
Coach: Matt Johnson
Career High School Stats: Career High School Stats: 897 Digs, 100 Aces, .969 Serve Eff.
Awards/Honors:
2016: 2nd place in USA division (club). 2017: 5th in National Division(club), Iowa High School State Champion. 2018: Champions of the National division(club). Honorable Mention All State (high school). Runner Up in State. 2019: 13th in Open division (club)
Future Plans: Play volleyball and pursue a degree in College.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
When my club team won a National Championship Title in Detroit.
Kyah Luhring
Position: Libero
Parents Name(s): Kurt Luhring Angela Luhring
High School: Grundy Center
Coach: Lori Willis
Career High School Stats: 1,4200 digs 220 assists 130 aces
Awards/Honors:
Honorable-Mention (Freshman Year) Honorable-Mention (Sophomore Year) 1st Team All-Conference (Junior Year) AVCA Phenom List
Commited To: Northwest Missouri State
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Going to state my sophomore year and making it to the Semi-Finals
Macay Van't Hul
Position: middle hitter
Parents Name(s): Loy Van't Hul Taryn Van't Hul
High School: Western Christian
Coach: Tammi Veerbeek
Career High School Stats: 604 kills, 225 blocks
Awards/Honors:
Junior year: 1st team All-Conference, 3rd team All-State, All-District, 2A state champions, all tournament team at state, 4x800 state champions Senior Year: Sioux City Journal Athlete of the Week, 1st team All-Conference
Commited To: Northwestern College
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite memory is being state champions in 2018 and celebrating that with my teammates.
Macey Kleitsch
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Kevin Kleitsch Nancy Kleitsch
High School: West Delaware
Coach: Brett Mather
Career High School Stats: Assists: 3,276 Aces: 153 Kills: 497 Digs: 1,002
Awards/Honors:
2016: 1st Team All-WaMaC, NE IA 3a All-District 2018: 1st Team All-WaMaC, WaMaC East Player of the Year, NE IA 4a All-District, 1st Team All-State
Commited To: Grand View University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite memory was getting the opportunity to play at state my junior year.
Mackenzie Foley
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Julie Foley Jeff Foley
High School: Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School
Coach: Renee Winkel
Career High School Stats: As of October 22nd,2019 Kills - 1,156 Digs - 908 Aces - 131 Assists - 113 Block Assists - 157 Solo Blocks - 23
Awards/Honors:
First Team All-Conference Academic All-Conference First Team All-Northwest Iowa All-Tournament Team at State 2018-19 First Team All-Western Iowa Fab 50 in the Des Moines Register First Team Class 4A All-State Team Iowa 4A West District Volleyball Team KMA Land Junior Player of the Year KMA Land Offensive Player of the Year Metro Athlete of the Week All-Star Team at AAU Nationals out of over 1,100 athletes Career Kills Record at Sergeant Bluff Season Kills Record at Sergeant Bluff with 489 Game Kills Record in Sergeant Bluff with 32 Tied for Aces in a game at Sergeant Bluff with 10
Commited To: St Cloud State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite volleyball memory is getting 6th at the national tournament with my club volleyball team.
Megan Witte
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Bart Witte Rebecca Witte
High School: Lewis Central
Coach: Mike Bond
Career High School Stats: Kills: 1,299 Digs: 570 Blocks: 191
Awards/Honors:
3x First Team all City, 2x Second Team all Conference, First Team all Conference, First Team all Region, Second Team All State, 2018 City Player of the Year, 2x State Qualifier, KMA Offensive Player of the Year
Commited To: University of Northern Iowa
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing at the State Tournament my sophomore year with my best friends/ teammates and all of the team bonding things we have done over the past 4 years.
Morgan Weber
Position: Outside
Parents Name(s): Joel & Dawn Weber
High School: Dike New Hartford
Coach: Diane Harms
Career High School Stats: Kills: 1571 Digs: 1405 Blocks: 166 Aces: 180
Awards/Honors:
Elite Team All State 2017/2018 First Team All State 2017/2018 & 2018/2019 All Tournament Team 2017/2018 All District Team 3 years All Conference 1st Team all 4 years
Commited To: Wichita State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
I will forever be greatful for the opportunities & friendships volleyball has given me!
Olivia Curry
Position: Setter and Opposite
Parents Name(s): Golda & Michael Curry
High School: Valley High School
Coach: Jeremy Mikesell
Career High School Stats: Assists: 1900 Kills: 550 Blocks: 118 Aces: 149 Digs: 600
Awards/Honors:
4 Year Varsity Starter All Tournament Team 2017 All State Honorable Mention 2017 & 2018 1st Team All Conference 2018 2nd Team All Conference 2017 & 2016
Commited To: The University of Nebraska Omaha
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
State Semifinals 2017
Rylee Fay
Position: Setter
Parents Name(s): Karla Fay Mark Fay
High School: Iowa City Liberty High
Coach: Randy Dolson
Career High School Stats: 1524 Assists 485 Digs 241 Kills 168 Aces 98 Blocks
Awards/Honors:
2019 AVCA Under Armour All America Watch List, 2019 Prep Dig Top 10 - 2020 Iowa High School Players, 2018 Prep Sports All Area Team, 2018 1st Team Mississippi Valley Conference, 2018 AVCA Phenom List, 2018 Pre-Season Prep Dig All State, 2018 Honorable Mention Mississippi Valley Conference- Golf, 2017 Prepvolleyball Soph 79, 2017 AVCA Phenom List
Commited To: Missouri State University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
My favorite memory in high school has been playing with my sister during my freshman season and going to State that year. Also being part of such a successful season at Liberty High this year.
Sommer Daniel
Position: Setter/Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Steve Daniel Vicki Daniel
High School: Tipton High School
Coach: Amy Calonder
Career High School Stats: Kills:1567 Assists:1770 Digs:1102
Awards/Honors:
4 year varsity starter, 4 year Elite All-Conference, 3x All District Team (2x captain), 2x All Eastern Iowa Team (2x captain), All State Second Team, All State First Team, All State Tournament team - Captain, 3A Player of the Year
Commited To: University of Utah
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Being a member of the first team in Tipton History to qualify for state and making it to finals the very next year.
Sophie Walker
Position: Outside Hitter
Parents Name(s): Johnny and Kathy Walker
High School: Red Oak High School
Coach: Angela Montgomery
Career High School Stats: As of 10/20/19: 1122 kills, 852 digs, 174 blocks
Awards/Honors:
2nd team all state, 1st team all conference, 1st team all district, 1x state qualifier, conference champions.
Future Plans: Study at Iowa State University.
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Playing at the State Tournament my sophomore year.
Zoe Semelroth
Position: MB
Parents Name(s): Sonya Semelroth AJ Semelroth
High School: Tripoli Community Schools
Coach: Courtney Anderson
Career High School Stats: As of October 18: *Kills- 1,124
Awards/Honors:
*2017 All-Conference Honorable Mention *2018 1st Team All-Conference *2018 Elite Team *2018 All-District Team *2018 Class 1A All-State Team *2018 All-Tournament Team
Commited To: Upper Iowa University
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Being given the opportunity to be a starter all 4 years of high school