Girls’ volleyball

Athletes of the Year

Hannah Donnelly

Division 2: Medfield, Senior, S/DS
As cocaptain, this setter and defensive specialist led the Warriors to their third consecutive Division 2 state championship. The Tri-Valley League All-Star is a two-time member of the Coaches All-State team. Donnelly is student council president and a member of the National Honor Society.

Maura Manley

Division 1: New Bedford, Senior, OH/MH
The three-time Big Three All-Star had 1,401 career kills, setting a school record for kills in a season with 408. The National Honor Society member led her team to the Division 1 state title in '09 and she's a two-time All-Scholastic. Manley will attend Dartmouth College.

Ashley Nee

Division 3: Sacred Heart, Senior, MH
A member of the Coaches Division 3 All-State team, Nee was second in the state this fall with 422 kills. The Mayflower Division 1 Player of the Year led her team to its third consecutive league title and a final record of 17-4. The senior is also a two-time league all-star in softball.

All-Scholastics

Devon Bentivegna

Barnstable, Senior, L
The Old Colony League All-Star propelled her team to a 21-2 record and its 13th Division 1 state title. Her stats include 451 serves received and 296 digs. The National Honor Society member received the OCL Sportsmanship Award last year. A tennis All-Schoalstic as well, Bentivegna will attend Wake Forest University.

Jenn Cabral

Case, Junior, OH
The South Coast All-Star and Division 3 All-State performer wrapped up her season with a stellar 91 percent serving average along with 206 kills and 168 digs. Case won the Division 3 state title last year and lost in the finals this fall. The team captain also plays basketball and runs track.

Kara Charette

Fairhaven, Junior, MH
The South Coast Conference All-Star carried her team with 413 kills and 88 blocks to the Division 2 state final this season. The three-year starter was also a member of the Coaches All-State team and was the Boys and Girls Club All-Star Challenge MVP. She also plays basketball and tennis.

Kaylee Deluga

Barnstable, Junior, MH
A member of the Coaches Division 1 All-State team, Deluga had 301 kills, 81 service aces, and 22 blocks for the season as Barnstable wons its 13th state title. The two-time Old Colony League All-Star also plays softball and basketball. Away from school, the honor student plays for the Mass Patriots.

Natalie Dickinson

Medfield, Senior, MH/MB
The Division 2 Coaches Association All-State player led her team to the state title and a 25-0 record that included the school's 100th straight win. The Tri-Valley League All-Star has been a part of three state championships. She will attend Northeastern, where she will be on the rowing team.

Tatiana Froehlich

Newton North, Senior, MH/OH
The Bay State All-Star ended the season with 235 kills and is member of the Division 1 All-State Team. Froehlich was awarded a silver key in this year's Globe Scholastic Art Awards. The senior captain also competes in cross-country skiing and outdoor track and field.

Kate Hill

Bishop Feehan, Senior, OH
The outside hitter led her team to a 15-7 record and a spot in the Division 2 South sectional final. A two-time member of the Volleyball Coaches Association Division 2 All-State team, Hill is a member of the National Honor Society and she also plays basketball and runs track.

Meaghan Lee

Notre Dame (Hingham), Senior, MH
The middle hitter led her team in kills (225) and blocks (50) and was named to the Coaches Division 1 All-State team. Lee was the team captain and is a four-time recipient of the Team Academic Excellence Award. Lee also plays softball is looking to major in biology.

Kayla Ngan

Lincoln-Sudbury, Senior, S
The honor roll student was the Dual County League MVP after leading her team to the Division 1 state final. A member of the Coaches All-State team, she is also a Rensselaer Medalist, a National Merit semifinalist, and a Cum Laude Society Member.

Kristina Thompson

New Bedford, Senior, L
The two-time Coaches Division 1 All-State team member is also a two-time Big Three All-Star. The senior set the school record for career digs (746) and the match record for digs (38) while leading the Whalers to the Division 1 South final. Thompson intends on joining the Navy after graduation.

Kelsey Weymouth

North Attleborough, Junior, S/OH
The Red Rocketeers were a Division 1 South semifinalist behind Weymouth, who finished with 292 kills, 179 digs, and 280 assists. A member of the Coaches All-State team, she's also an honor roll student and plays lacrosse.

Annie Ye

Andover, Senior, S/DS
Ye led the Golden Warriors to the Division 1 North title and a 25-1 record. The Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 Player of the Year, finished the fall with 360 assists. She was named to the Coaches All-State team as well. Away from sports, she is a member of the Mass. Youth Wind Ensemble.

Athena Ziavras

Melrose, Senior, OH
The three-year varsity starter was team captain this fall and led Melrose to its second straight Division 2 North title. A member of the Division 2 Coaches All-State team, she leaves with 234 kills this fall, 490 for her career. An honors student, Ziavras also plays softball.

coach of the year

Karen Arsenault

Fairhaven
The Fairhaven High graduate enjoyed a 20-5 season to take the Blue Devils to the school's first Division 2 state final appearance. Arsenault (164-61) won the school's first South Sectional title, beating Bishop Feehan. The UMass-Dartmouth graduate also played volleyball, basketball, and track.

Michelle Perrone

Lynnfield
The Cape Ann League/Northeast Conference Coach of the Year steered her girls to the Division 3 state semifinals and a final record of 19-5. "Our success was a team effort. It was never about an individual player." The St. Joseph's (ME) graduate was a three-sport athlete, playing volleyball, basketball and softball.

Tom Turco

Barnstable
Turco drove his team to its 13th Division 1 state championship to improve his career record to 504-52 after 23 years of coaching. The 2008 AVCA National Coach of the Year is proud of his girls for "setting their goals high and for their willingness to embrace the team concept."

All-stars

Bay State
Braintree: Ann Donahue, Mary Donahue, Abigail Lucas. Brookline: Marie Fleming, Maya Midzik. Dedham: Ally Hargis. Framingham: Nikki Gomes. Milton: Katie Krauss, Catherine Powers. Natick: Katie Cerulo. Newton North: Tatiana Froehlich, Emily Hutchinson, Melissa Jewett. Walpole: Erin Nee, Kim Walsh. Wellesley: Tierra Allen, Lisle Berndsen. Weymouth: Shannon Holt.

Big Three
Brockton: Kitiara Delannoy, Alicia Mace. Durfee: Amanda Cordeiro. New Bedford: Cheyenne Howard, Maura Manley, Nicole Peixoto, Kristina Thompson.

Boston City
Boston English: Carolynn Loyo-Torres, Karen Pagen. Boston International: Sarai Alburez, Jennifer Delgado. Brighton: Samantha Penn, Kayla Pimentel. Burke: Mary Frances Miles, Cassandra Teneus. Charlestown: Samira Lopez, Bianca Wood. East Boston: Luz Penaloza, Arali Torres. Hyde Park: Gabriela Caruffo, Rachelle Pierre. Latin Academy: Christina Joseph, Jenny Tran. Madison Park: Shymaria Broadway, Reyna Montilla. O'Bryant: Chisom Ebele, Keeja Paisley. Snowden: Ivabeth Kirnon, Carlota Feliciano Las. South Boston: Stanasa Dowdye, Kristen Padgett.

Cape Ann
Beverly: Ashley Chalifour. Hamilton-Wenham: Sarah Vivenzio. Lynnfield: Victoria Costa, Julia Goldstein, Kelsey Mancncini. Masconomet: Abbey Peterson, Lexi Simmons. North Andover: Kaylee Labrinos, Julia Titone. North Reading: Bailey Eis, Kirsten Morrison, Brittany Venezia. Peabody: Jillian Rizzo, Carolyn Scacchi. Revere: Ashley DiFraia. Salem: Sarah Mullarkey. Wilmington: Katie Aoki.

Catholic Central
Archbishop Williams: Alexandra Dean. Arlington Catholic: David Amicangioli, Hannah Hill, Jenny Warren. Austin Prep: Olivia Foley, Jessica Kenworthy. Bishop Fenwick: Becca Green, Cara McLaughlin, Kaela Murohy, Dianna Tauro. Cardinal Spellman: Sam Curran, Meggie Gildea, Shaylyn Roach. Cathedral: Sharline Polycarpe, Nicola Webbe. Cristo Rey: Tamara Victor. Lowell Catholic: Nicole Boisvert, Stephanie Hanley, Mary Webster, Taylor Young. Marian: Tess Anketell, Mercedes Kalin, Cheryl Singleton. Matignon: Gabriella Farrell. Pope John: Theresa Bui, Danielle Martin. St. Clement: Christy Novembre. St. Mary's: Torri Faieta. Trinity Catholic: Kathryn Haggstrom, Taina Malory.

Catholic Conference
Fontbonne: Jen Gemma, Rachel Selbert, Taylor Shepherd. Mt. Alvernia: Jackie Flaherty, Anneliese Gartner. Mt. St. Joseph: Songja Ono, Meredith Sharka. Notre Dame (Hingham): Michaela Cataldo, Meaghan Lee, Katy Litka, Kelcie Sullivan. Ursuline: Katerine Connors, Jill Lawler, Krissy Robertson.

Commonwealth
Chelsea: Erin Kelly, Karolyn Moni, Shuly Sejour. Fellowship Christian: Megan Genest, Christi Morimizu, Angie Tran. Greater Lawrence: Francis DeJesus, Shabeli Villa. Greater Lowell: Chakryia Bouen, Marianna Dias, Kelsi Moore. North Shore: Meghan Mason, Christina Wallis. Northeast: Kezya Costa, Raya Perez, Stephanie Silva. Presentation of Mary: Krista Petrone, Brooke Sheridan. Shawsheen: Jessica Houghton, Laura Sorensen, Allison Trayah. Whittier: Jessica Goulet, Monica Lewis, Danielle Martin.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Elizabeth Belanger, Varshini Prakash. Arlington: Erin McKissick. Bedford: Kylie Foy, Emily Pietrasik, Becky Waghorne. Boston Latin: Claire Zimmerman. Concord-Carlisle: Leigh Blumenberg, Haley Cordeau. Lincoln-Sudbury: Kayla Ngan, Emily Rudder, Meagan Simons. Newton South: Emily Shames. Waltham: Sandy Metellus. Wayland: Jane Quinn. Westford: Sophia Lin, Jen Rigby. Weston: Julia Gilberto.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Kaitlin Hill, Kate Hill, Kara Howard, Haley Linehan, Alexis Sells. Bishop Stang: Mary Lisiewicz. Coyle & Cassidy: Tricia Quinn. Somerset: Amy Entel, Emily Gabriel, Kayla Setters, Tayler Travis.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Brigitte Boursiquot, Gina Chen, Kayla Sena, Lydia Vital. Everett: Amanda De Souza, Taciane Santos, Bersa Shkreta. Malden: Kisla Rami. Medford: Stephanie Nguyen, Jen Vang. Somerville: Lorenza Etienne, Nicole Genard.

Hockomock
Attleboro: Rachel Daley. Canton: Julia Murphy, Olivia Murphy. Foxborough: Nikki Comeau. Franklin: Theresa Urquhart, Alicia Wilde. King Philip: Brianna Souza. Mansfield: Michdela Herrmann. North Attleborough: Kate Boisseau, Jen Perkins, Kelsey Weymouth. Oliver Ames: Candace Steadman. Sharon: Kate McLaughlin. Stoughton: Andrea Chica.

Mayflower
Avon: Maegan Hoffman, Stephanie Lynch. Bishop Connolly: Casey Levesque, Erin Sullivan. Blue Hills: Smantha Barone, Amanda Edwards. Bristol Aggie: Andrea Donnelly. Bristol-Plymouth: Ashley Durocher. Holbrook: Arianna Hay, Elise Morgan, Danielle Prusik, Krystal Prusik. Norfolk Aggie: Samantha Edwards, Ashley Hatch. Sacred Heart: Maggie Hurley, Ashley Nee, Katie Wilcox. South Shore Voc-Tech: Debra Langley. Southeastern: JaChelle Comer. Tri-County: Lacey Derose, Molly Marcotte. Upper Cape: Alex Fruci. Westport: Kayla Kirby.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Sarah Arvidson, Ava Bakhtyari, Elise Brogan, Annie Ye. Billerica: Erin Brooks. Central Catholic: Kendall Desrosiers, Corinne Gosselin, Alexis Michal. Chelmsford: Allison Cote. Dracut: Julie Hudzik. Methuen: Courtney Murach. Tewksbury: Alli Luppi.

Middlesex
Lexington: Pareesa Rashidi. Melrose: Brooke Bell, Athena Ziavras. Reading: Kasey Cameron, Melissa Dal Pozzo, Olivia Healy. Winchester: Amy Wright.

NEPSAC
Lynn Classical: Tashanna Brown. Lynn English: Keila Lantugua-Ortega. Mystic Valley: Jessica So, Jordan Sullivan. Nazareth: Taylor Curro, Kyera Tamagini. Saugus: Alyssa Furtado.

Old Colony
Barnstable: Devon Bentivegna, Sarah Colby, Aine Cole, Kayla Crook, Kaylee Deluga, Carolyn Morin. Dartmouth: Katelyn Beuregard, Molly Brown, Erin Butler, Jackie Starrett. Taunton: Taylah Pelote, Lauren Perra.

Patriot
Hanover: Alex Alicea, Jazna Stannard. Hingham: Elizabeth Muldoon. Middleborough: Cassie Leech. North Quincy: Emma Ainsley, Elizabeth Sullivan, Olivia Umoren. Pembroke: Megan Hall, Lauren Tressel. Quincy: Stella Edwards, Caity Lowry, Nicole Parry, Kori Sorensen. Silver Lake: Kaitlin Burgess, Taylor Thompson. Whitman-Hanson: Victoria Newcomb.

South Coast
Bourne: Sarah Hannon, Tara Lyons. Case: Megan Armburg, Jenn Cabral. Dighton-Rehoboth: Jade Duford. Fairhaven: Kara Charette, Kayli Moniz, Kelsey Perron-Slovik. Greater New Bedford: Jessica Collins. Old Rochester: Shanice DeSilva. Wareham: Jaimie Beauchemin.

Tri-Valley
Ashland: Tiffany Morrissey. Holliston: Meghan Holmes. Hopkinton: Chelsea Adams, Kristen Cooprider, Emma Sweetapple. Medfield: Natalie Dickinson, Hannah Donnelly, Kathleen Keah, Kendall McCurty. Medway: Cara Callohan, Angela Price. Westwood: Carol Han.