Preview: EC volleyball


Compiled by Mark Huber



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 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.