The Stanford Cardinal women’s volleyball group has 5 incoming freshmen in 2010, a few outside hitters, one defensive specialist and one particular middle blocker making up a younger group of players with loads of participating in practical experience. Prep Volleyball.com named the Stanford volleyball staff 3rd in the region in their once-a-year Leading 30 recruiting class position.
Outside hitter and 2009 California Gatorade Player of the Year Rachel Williams will deliver an impressive checklist of accomplishments with her when she ways on the USC campus up coming year. Rachel is a 2008 and 2009 California Interscholastic Federation Condition champion who was named as a member of the AVCA High College All-American initial crew. The two Volleyball Magazine and Max Preps named her their National Large School Participant of the Year.
A different Cardinal outside hitter Lydia Bai is the daughter of 1984 Chinese Olympic gold medalist as a player and 2008 American Olympic silver medalist as a mentor, Jenny Lang Ping. With that spectacular pedigree, Lydia is predicted to be one particular of the much more multipurpose gamers to have on a Cardinal jersey up coming 12 months. She attended Arnold Beckman Large College for 4 decades where she was her team’s captain, she was named to the All-Pacific League Initially Crew as a freshman and was the Pacific League Most Important Participant in 2009.
Lydia’s intercontinental experience features getting a member of the United States Youth Countrywide Workforce.
Carly Wopat is a 6’2″ center blocker who will show up at Stanford with her 6’1″ twin sister, outdoors hitter Sam Wopat. The sisters are 2009 CIF Southern Part Champions who served lead their Dos Pueblos Significant School team to two Channel League titles. Carly’ accomplishments involve:
-staying named the Channel League Most Worthwhile Player
-a finalist for the California Gatorade Player of the 12 months award
-was a 2009 PrepVolleyball All-American
-in 2009 a Volleyball Magazine All-American
-#4 on the PrepVolleyball Senior Aces checklist
Sam Wopat’s accomplishment’s are very similar to all those of her sister’s. The 4-yr varsity volleyball workforce player was twice picked to the All-Channel League to start with staff as very well as a CIF Southern Area Very first Group member. Volleyball Magazine picked her to be on their All-American Second team and she much too was named as a PrepVolleyball Superior University All-American.
Considered a top high faculty defensive professional Mary Luck is a district champion and regional finalist who attended Stratford Substantial Faculty in Houston, Texas.
The Texas All-Star garnered All-State honors last year and was named the District 18-5A Most Valuable Participant. Mary’s club staff is the Texas Elite Volleyball club where by she competed for three a long time.