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June 9, 2020, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2020 All Stars. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2010 KVA All Star Match has been cancelled. The players listed below were selected as the Honorary All Stars and would have participated if the event were held. The players selected are first nominated by their high school coaches (who must be KVA members), and then recommended by committee to be selected. Players with an asterisk (*) beside their names were the player of the year for their classification.

This year’s All Stars are:

NAME POSITION SCHOOL CLASS COLLEGE
ELLIE BOLTON LIBERO ST JAMES 5A CREIGHTON
MADISON GRIMES LIBERO ANDALE 4A HUTCH CC
MAREA WORTMANN SETTER ST JAMES 5A BENEDICTINE
SYDNEY NILLES SETTER DERBY 6A KS NEWMAN
LEXI COBB* SETTER/OH SILVER LAKE 3A NORTH TEXAS – SOFTBALL
McKINZIE WEAVER SETTER LANSING 5A KS NEWMAN
PEYTON SUTHER SETTER CHAPMAN 4A PITT STATE- TRACK
JENNA JARMER SETTER ANDALE 4A FORT HAYS STATE
CAROLINE CRAWFORD* MIDDLE BLOCKER LANSING 5A KANSAS
MACY DELEYE MIDDLE BLOCKER WRHS 6A DRAKE
ADDISON CRITES* MIDDLE BLOCKER CENTRAL PLAINS 1A BARTON CC
MORGAN BRUNA* MIDDLE BLOCKER ANDALE 4A WICHITA STATE
WINNY HARRIS MIDDLE BLOCKER ATCHISON 4A EMPORIA STATE
McKENNA KIRKPATRICK MIDDLE BLOCKER CHAPMAN 4A COLBY CC
LEXI LUEGER MIDDLE

BLOCKER

NEMAHA

CENTRAL

3A JOHNSON COUNTY CC
MALLORY COWMAN MIDDLE BLOCKER CIRCLE 4A BUTLER COUNTY CC
MORGAN McINTIRE OUTSIDE HITTER GARDNER EDGERTON 6A FORT HAYS STATE
ANNA FELDKAMP OUTSIDE HITTER ST JAMES 5A LOYOLA- CHICAGO
TALBY DUERKSEN OUTSIDE HITTER HESSTON 3A OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN
NATASHA DOOLEY* OUTSIDE HITTER GARDEN PLAIN 2A CLOUD CCC
SHEA LARSON OUTSIDE HITTER BELOIT 3A
KAITLYN HAMILTON OUTSIDE HITTER LAWRENCE FREE STATE 6A INDIANA STATE
DARYN LAMPRECHT OUTSIDE HITTER SILVER LAKE 3A NORTHERN

IOWA – SOFTBALL

CASSIE COOKS OUTSIDE HITTER McPHERSON 5A GRACELAND

 

 

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