Girls Varsity Volleyball · Volleyball: Crimson spikers are young but talented


Elise Rossing is one of the Crimson’s powerful outside hitters (Photo by Rich Moll)

Maple Grove volleyball is young in terms of age but second-year coach Courtney Sabot sees the potential for a successful season.

That’s because Maple Grove returns many top players who saw lots of action last year. Top returning players are junior outside hitter and captain Skylar Gray, junior middle hitter Elizabeth O’Callaghan, sophomore middle hitter Cara Cyr, junior middle hitter Jordyn Lamker, and junior defensive specialists Alyssa Broska and Emma Schaefer. Sabot said all the veterans bring different skill sets to the team

“Skylar is one of our returning captains and a key asset this year on and off the court,” she said of the Gopher recruit. “Skylar brings a consistent force as an all around player who we can count on physically and mentally throughout the season. Elizabeth will be returning as a power hitter in the front row. Cara will be another returner that will add more power and a tough block in the front row. Alyssa will be returning to our back-row defense. She is one of those players who will give her body to get the ball up. Emma will be returning to our defense to add a tough defense to beat and a great add to the roster for team comradery….”

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