Tribune announces All-Area volleyball team
Published 1:13 pm Saturday, December 14, 2013
Brooke Hagen, senior, Lake Mills
Hagen, the North Iowa Conference Player of the Year and an All-State honorable mention selection, led the area with 758 assists. She also chipped in 157 kills, 74 blocks and 38 ace serves.
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Annie Ladwig, senior, Albert Lea
Ladwig led the area with 310 kills and was fourth in the area with 278 digs. She also managed to be in the top 10 in blocks with 29 solo stops and 30 block assists that resulted in a point for the Tigers.
Janzig led the Rebels at the net with 285 kills, the third most in the area. She was one of only two players in the area to surpass 80 blocks with 81. Janzig’s hitting success rate was 86 percent, and she had 99 digs.
Bryn Woodside, senior, Albert Lea
Woodside led the Tigers from the setter position with 658 assists, which was second-most in the area. She finished in the area’s top 12 with 172 digs. Woodside also had 24 ace serves in 78 games this year.
Carlie Wagner, senior, NRHEG
Wagner was second in the area with 287 kills, and her dig total of 274 was fifth. At the net, she earned 65 blocks, which was fifth-most in the area.
Morgan Christenson, senior, Lake Mills
Christenson had more than twice as many ace serves as anyone in the area with 92. The All-Conference and All-District outside hitter was also a weapon at the net with 191 kills and 50 blocks.
Hattie Davidson, sophomore, Northwood-Kensett
Davidson, the Vikings’ MVP and a Corn Bowl First Team All-Conference selection, was fourth in the area with 259 kills and tied with Christensen for seventh in the area with 50 blocks. She was also in the top 10 in the area with 216 digs.
Madi Ziebell, junior, Glenville-Emmons
Ziebell finished in the top 10 in the area in kills, digs, blocks and ace serves. She was third in the area with 290 digs and 75 blocks, and she added 170 kills and 33 ace serves.
Rieley Madson, senior, Glenville-Emmons
Madson was the only player in the area to surpass 400 digs with 412. She also was tied with Tara Bauman of United South Central and Taryn Van Ryswyk of Northwood-Kensett with 29 ace serves.
Madison Shifflett, sophomore, Lake Mills
Shifflett was one of five area players to surpass 200 kills. She was a strong presence at the net with an area-high 88 blocks and 222 kills. Shifflett was a North Iowa Second Team All-Conference selection.
Camryn Keyeski, freshman, Albert Lea
Keyeski led the Tigers’ back row with 378 digs and 459 serve receives — she was one of only two players in the area to surpass 300 digs. Keyeski also was a threat when serving the ball. She finished with 36 ace serves.
Lizzy Leland, senior, USC
Leland is in the USC record books with the eighth-most assists in a season and the fifth-most assists in a career. With 517 assists, Leland was third in the area. She served with a 91 percent success rate and had 175 digs, which was 11th in the area.