Preview: EC volleyball


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Downtown Photography The East Clinton High School volleyball team, from left to right, front row, Lindsay Habermehl, Mindy Bean; middle row, Paige Lilly, Katlin Durbin, Kenzie Campbell, Kayla Hall; back row, Samantha Gaddis, Taylor Spence, Samantha Bronson, Alexis Haines, head coach Sarah Sodini


Downtown Photography

Compiled by Mark Huber

RECORD IN 2014

7-12, 6th in SCOL

HEAD COACH

Sarah Sodini, 5th year

COACH’S RECORD

21-34, 4 years

OTHER COACHES IN PROGRAM

7th grade Jaime Evanshine; 8th grade Doug Stehlin; junior varsity Samantha McGraw; JV, varsity assistant

Hannah Wilson

NUMBER OF STARTERS RETURNING

3

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

6

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Samantha Gaddis – setter, 1st team SCOL 2014; Mindy Bean – outside hitter; Taylor Spence, Sam Bronson and Alexis Haines – defensive specialists; Lindsay Habermehl — right side hitter

KEY NEWCOMERS

Kate Durbin – freshman middle hitter; Kenzie Campbell – freshman right side hitter; Kayla Hall – sophomore middle hitter; Paige Lilly – sophomore outside hitter

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Andrea Roosa – graduated, outside hitter, led team in kills 2014; Lauren Hollingsworth – graduated, middle hitter, 2nd team All-SCOL 2014; Shallen Sabino – graduated, middle hitter, led team in blocks 2014; Sarah Roe – not playing this year, libero 2014; Emma Horton – injured, right side hitter 2014

RIGHT NOW I LIKE …

Our net play. We don’t have a weak rotation at the net.

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE …

Our defense.

TEAM TO BEAT IN SCOL

Washington Court House, league champs in 2014

ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO SAY ABOUT TEAM, SEASON

I am looking forward to seeing the girls thrive and do well in the SCOL. I have high hopes for us this season.

SCHEDULE

Aug 22 @Southeastern 5 pm; Aug 25 vs Hillsboro 5 pm; Aug 27 vs Miami Trace 5 pm; Aug 29 vs Madison Plains 10 am; Sept 1 @Washington CH 5 pm; Sept 3 @Chillicothe 5 pm; Sept 8 vs McClain 5 pm; Sept 10 vs Wilmington 5 pm; Sept 15 @Clinton-Massie 5 pm; Sept 17 @Hillsboro 5 pm; Sept 22 @Miami Trace 5 pm; Sept 23 vs Lynchburg 5 pm; Sept 24 vs Washington CH 5 pm; Sept 29 vs Chillicothe 5 pm; Sept 30 vs Blanchester 5 pm; Oct 1 @McClain 5 pm; Oct 6 @Wilmington 5 pm; Oct 8 vs Clinton-Massie 5 pm

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports.

Downtown Photography The East Clinton High School volleyball team, from left to right, front row, Lindsay Habermehl, Mindy Bean; middle row, Paige Lilly, Katlin Durbin, Kenzie Campbell, Kayla Hall; back row, Samantha Gaddis, Taylor Spence, Samantha Bronson, Alexis Haines, head coach Sarah Sodini
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/08/web1_VB.ec_.team_.jpgDowntown Photography The East Clinton High School volleyball team, from left to right, front row, Lindsay Habermehl, Mindy Bean; middle row, Paige Lilly, Katlin Durbin, Kenzie Campbell, Kayla Hall; back row, Samantha Gaddis, Taylor Spence, Samantha Bronson, Alexis Haines, head coach Sarah Sodini Downtown Photography

Compiled by Mark Huber

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports.

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports.