The East Central volleyball program, following a 22-10 varsity campaign, reflected on 2019 with an awards banquet.
“It was a great season by all teams and one of the most fun I’ve had as a coach,” said head mentor Cassie Laker.
“I’m extremely proud of these girls and everything they continue to achieve on the court, in the classroom and in their lives,” she added. “So many memories were made this year that will last a lifetime and I’m extremely grateful for that. Thanks to all the players and parents who helped make this season special!”
Senior Molly Gregg was the team’s offensive MVP, as well as the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference MVP. Senior Alex Disbro was chosen defensive MVP and all-conference. The duo was named Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association Academic All-State and both earned the Trojan Award.
Also all-EIAC was sophomore Hope Fox. Varsity’s most improved was junior Jessie Stenger while Gregg was the best server.
Gregg ended her celebrated career as the winningest player in school history (106-29), starting all 135 matches. She’s the career leader in digs (1,249), assists (2,085), aces (261) and service attempts (1,951) and third all-time in kills (715). Gregg also set two records in 2018: single match assists (35) and single season aces (76).
Senior Alicia Rosemeyer earned the third-most single match blocks in 2018, blocking 9 balls.
Disbro, in 2018, had the third-most single season aces, serving 67. Fox is currently 5th all-time in single match blocks (7). Junior Allison Huismann had 8 aces in a match this fall, placing her 7th in school history.
Junior varsity MVP was freshman Kaylee Louden. Freshmen Brynn Wilhelm and Kyra Powell were most improved and top server, respectively.
Freshman MVP was Becca Tupper; Chloe Bushman was most improved and Addy Cleary best server.