The 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Girls Volleyball Team. Compiled by Joe Morelli. Portraits by Arnold Gold and Catherine Avalone. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley.
Stats: Averaged 5.0 kills per set for the Class LL state tournament finalists. Finished season with 340 kills, 50 aces and 41 blocks.
Honors: SCC Player of the Year. Two-time All-Area, All-SCC First Team and coaches all-state selection.
Off the court: Member of the Marine Biology and Environmental clubs.
Stats: In her fourth year as head coach, Meyer led the Indians to their best season in program history: 18-2 during the regular season and 22-4 overall, including berths in the SCC tournament final and the Class L state semifinals.
Honors: Guilford program recipient of the Referee Sportsmanship Award.
Off the court: Physical Education teacher at Guilford High.
Stats: Had 92 kills, 46 aces and 30 blocks for the SCC tournament champions.
Honors: All-SCC First Team selection. SCC tournament Most Outstanding Player.
Off the court: Achieved academic honors, church volunteer and Cheshire Park and Recreation Coach.
Stats: Three-year starter finished with 308 digs, a school record, and a 96.4 serving percentage, including 65 aces for the Lions. Also has 910 digs (also a record) and 151 aces for her career.
Honors: Two-time All-SCC selection, First team this season.
Off the court: Member of the National Honors Society, Key Club and the softball team.
Stats: Finished with 155 kills, 216 digs and 69 aces for the Green Dragons.
Honors: All-SCC First Team selection.
Off the court: Member of the SCC All-Academic Team.
Stats: Finished season with 184 kills, 39 digs, 36 blocks and six aces to help lead the Indians to their best season in program history, including berths in the SCC tournament final and the Class L state semifinals.
Honors: All-SCC First Team and coaches all-state Second Team selection. Chosen Team MVP.
Off the court: Member of National Honors Society, French Honor Society, captain of the school’s rowing team and member of the symphony orchestra.
Stats: Two-year captain and Hamden resident finished with 152 kills, 70 blocks, 58 digs and a 95.4 serving percentage, including 22 aces for the NEPSAC Class B champions. Finished career with 611 kills, 292 blocks, 131 digs and a 91.6 serving percentage with 157 aces.
Honors: Two-time All-NEPSAC First-Team selection.
Off the court: An All-American sprinter for the track and field team and also participates in Modeling for John Casablanca.
Up next: Committed to Penn State for track and field.
Stats: Finished with 255 kills, an average of 11.8 per match, along with a 91.2 serving percentage and 23 blocks for the NVL champions and Class M state semifinalists.
Honors: All-NVL selection, league tournament MVP and coaches all-state Second Team pick.
Off the court: High honors student.
Stats: Finished season with 179 kills, 145 digs and 42 aces to help lead the Indians to their best season in program history, including berths in the SCC tournament final and the Class L state semifinals.
Honors: Two-time All-SCC selection, First Team this season. Also a coaches all-state pick.
Stats: Two-year captain finished with an 87 percent serving percentage, a 58 percent kill percentage, 108 assists, 67 digs and 50 aces for the 20-4 Red Devils.
Honors: Two-time All-SWC First Team selection. Coaches Second Team all-state pick.
Off the court: History Award recipient for great academics, Fairfield County Football Officials Association scholarship recipient, member of the school’s Make A Wish Foundation and Spanish Honors Society. Also participates in both indoor track and lacrosse.
Stats: Finished with 478 digs, 37 aces, 19 kills and five assists for the Titans.
Honors: All-SCC First team and coaches Second Team selection.
Off the court: All-SCC Academic Team all three years, plays softball, coaches volleyball at the Wallingford Park and Rec and participated in the school’s Blood Drive Committee.
Stats: Finished with 246 kills, 237 digs, 61 aces and 24 assists for the Class M state tournament finalists. Finished career with 475 digs, 406 kills, 86 aces and 33 assists.
Honors: Coaches all-state First team and All-SCC Second Team selection.
Off the court: Involved in HOSA class for nursing and class treasurer.
Stats: Captain finished with 371 assists, 71 aces and 95 digs for the SCC tournament champions.
Honors: All-SCC Second Team selection.
Off the court: Distinguished Honors all four years, member of National Honors Society and Waterbury PAL Special Olympics volunteer.
Up next: Will pursue a degree in nursing.
Stats: Two-year capain finished with 270 kills and 177 digs for the 21-5 Yellow Jackets, the most wins in program history en route to the Class M state final. Finished career with 816 kills, 536 digs, 217 aces and 64 blocks.
Honors: Two-time All-Area, All-SCC and Class M coaches all-state selection. Past All-Area and All-State pick for basketball and will serve as captain this season.
Off the court: Vice President of the Class of 2018, President of National Honor Society and President of HOSA (Future Health Professionals) chapter.
Stats: Finished with 150 kills, 77 total blocks, 55 digs and a 84.7 serving percentage. Finished three-year career with 410 kills, 229 blocks and 125 digs.
Honors: Two-time All-SCC selection. Chosen to play in Senior All-Star Game.
Off the court: Participated in Breast Cancer Walk and Out of Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk.
Up next: Looking to play at either New Haven or Albertus Magnus next season.
Stats: Averaged 8.5 assists per set, compiling 689 overall for the Class LL state tournament finalists and SCC tournament semifinalists. Also had 125 digs and 30 aces
Honors: All-SCC Second Team selection.
Up next: Likely will play at Southern Connecticut State next fall.