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2016-2017 Volleyball Roster

No. Player Height Class Position High School
1 Hanna Hoivala (Elina) 5'8" FR OH/DS Cheshire Academy
3 Alise Hanger (Ali) 5'6" FR DS Belleville Township West
5 Rachel Luebbers 5'6" SO DS Oakville
6 Sarah Chapman 6'0" FR MB William R Boone
7 Riley Meyer 5'9" FR S St. Genevieve
8 Sisifia Falamaka (Sisi) 5'10" SO RS Judge Memorial
9 Sydney Savage 5'11" SO MB Farmington
10 Taylor Fortner 5'10" SO OH Northwest/Benedictine University
11 Antoinette Fields (Toni) 5'7" SO OH/MB Belleville Township West
12 Daumante Stepanovaite 5'10" SO OH/S Juliaus Janonio Gimnazija
13 Kayla Juenger 6'0" FR RS/OH Belleville Township West
14 Maggie Sorensen 6'0" SO OH Ursuline/Christian Brothers University

Head Coach:
  Aida Steiger

Player Biographies

Name: Hanna Hoivala (Elina)

Major: Undecided

Parents: Seppo and Tuula Hoivala

H.S. Achievements: 2014 & 2015 MVP , 2014-15 NEPSAC Class C Championship. 2016 Women's Association Outstanding Athlete Award

H.S. Academic Achievements: 2016 Kathryn U Hasel memorial Scholarship recipient, 2015 & 2016 Second Honors

Name: Alise Hanger (Ali)

Major: Broadcasting

Parents: Steve and Amy Hanger

H.S. Achievements: 1st team All-State, All-Conference, All-Area. Quincy All-Tournament team, East All-tournament Team, team captain.

H.S. Academic Achievements: Scholar Athlete

Name: Rachel Luebbers

Major: Undecided

Parents: Matthew & Cheryl Luebbers

H.S. Achievements: All-Conference, All-Region, MVP, All-District, All-Tournament team Southern Illinois

College Academic Achievements: Dean's List, All-Academic Team

Name: Sarah Chapman

Major: Political Science/Pre-Law

Parents: Rich & Julie Sexton

H.S. Achievements: Team captain, 3 year varsity player, 3 times District Champions

H.S. Academic Achievements: National Honor Society member, Scholar Athlete

Name: Riley Meyer

Major: Actuarial Science

Parents: Steve & Lori Meyer

H.S. Achievements: All- Conference, All- Region, All-District

H.S. Academic Achievements: Top 10% of class, Sets & Logic SEMO math contest winner, Matrices SEMO math contest winner

Name: Sisifia Falamaka (Sisi)

Major: Business

Parents: Viera & Soanie Falamaka

H.S. Achievements: All - Academic scholarship all 4 years

College Academic Achievements: Dean's List, All-Academic Team

Name: Sydney Savage

Major: Undecided

Parents: Mike & Susan Savage

H.S. Achievements: All-Tournament team 2014 Tiger Classic, MAAA Conference All-Star (basketball)

College Academic Achievements: Dean's List

Name: Taylor Fortner

Major: Biochemistry/Pre-Med

Parents: Greg & Debra Fortner

H.S. Achievements: 1st team All- Conference, All-District, All-Metro

College Academic Achievements: Dean's List

Name: Antoinette Fields (Toni)

Major: Social Work

Parents: Cindia Fields & Nyle Berkeley

College Achievements: 1st team All- Region, 2nd team All-Conference

College Academic Achievements: All-Academic Scholar Award

Name: Daumante Stepanovaie

Major: Psychology

Parents:   Ricardas Stepanavas & Loreta Stepanovieve

H.S. Achievements: Member of Lithuanian Youth National Team

College Academic Achievements: Deans List, All Academic Scholar Award

Name: Kayla Juenger

Major: Elementary Education

Parents: Jeff & Kathy Juenger

H.S. Achievements: MVP, All-State, All-Tournament (Jacksonville & Belleville East), All-Conference

Name: Maggie Sorensen

Major: Marketing/Advertising

Parents: Mike & Carolyn Sorensen

College Achievements: 3 time Player Of The Week in GSC