2016 Varsity Roster

varsity_880pxThe 2016 season begins with seven returning letter-winners and five new team members on the squad. This group features a mix of age and experience but no lack of focus, motivation, “coachability”, or desire to improve.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Kalissa Lane 2 9 S 5′ 6″
Molly Armstrong 3 10 S/RS 5′ 6″
Kaitlyn Sherman (Captain) 4 12 RS 5′ 7″
Elise Matheson 5 10 RS/MB 5′ 10″
Kimberly Prachyl 6 12 L/DS 5′ 4″
Rachel Ballew 7 12 OH/RS 5′ 8″
Hannah Ack 8 12 L/DS 5′ 5″
Lauren Wilson (Captain) 10 12 OH 5′ 11″
Emily Church 11 10 MB 6′ 0″
Arianna Hartsock (Captain) 14 12 OH/MB 6′ 0″
Head Coach: Laurie Creighton
Assistant Coaches: Tiana Conklin, Christie Oldright
Statisticians: Beatrice Asomaning, Camryn Wilson
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick, Kirin Winter

 

2016 Junior Varsity Roster

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2016 Olympia High School Junior Varsity Volleyball Team

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Aida Drutz 1 10 OH/RS 5′ 7″
Mariah Parsons 2 11 DS/L 5′ 3″
Anna Beckenhauer 3 9 DS/S 5′ 5″
Isabelle DuMontier 4 9 RS 5′ 4″
Ariana Arch 6 9 OH 5′ 5″
Paige Adderley – C 7 10 S 5′ 5″
Jessica Jewell 8 10 S 5′ 6″
Claire Canaan – C 9 11 RS 5′ 11″
Kayla Schwartz – C 10 9 MB 5′ 9″
Mariah Deck 11 11 MB 5′ 9″
Dasani Robinson 12 10 MB 5′ 9″
Kailea Terry 14 11 OH 5′ 8″
Coach: Leah Beattie
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick, Kirin Winter

2016 C Team Roster

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2016 Olympia High School Volleyball C Team

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Hana Hafford 1 9 DS/L 5′ 3″
Jessica Birbari – C 2 10 OH 5′ 5″
Julia Kelly 3 9 DS/L 5′ 2″
Lydia Batten 4 9 MB 5′ 10″
Ainsley Martin 5 9 S 5′ 7″
Justina Dizon – C 6 10 OH 5′ 5″
Janie Hacker 8 9 MB 5′ 6″
Kali King 9 9 OH 5′ 6″
Michael Liska 10 10 S 5′ 3″
Kyleigh Wallace 12 9 MB 5′ 5″
Jaden Scheffer 13 9 DS/L 5′ 6″
Riley Bogdansky 14 10 OH 5′ 4″
Coach: Julie McDougall
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick, Kirin Winter

2015 Varsity Roster

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The 2015 Olympia Bears Varsity Volleyball team features five new team members and six returning letter-winners. This squad’s passion for the game and outstanding chemistry will make them fun to watch.

With a season record of 18 wins and 12 losses, the Bears finished their 2015 season tied for seventh place at the District tournament. Six teams moved on to the State tournament.

Julia Fleener and Lauren Wilson were selected for the Narrow’s League All Opponent First Team. Lydia Soto was selected for Second Team and Maddie Reeves received Honorable Mention. Julie Fleener and Lauren Wilson were also named for Olympian All-Area Team.

The theme for the 2015 volleyball season: B.E.A.R.S. – Bold • Excel• Accountability • Resilient • Synergy …and a little bit more.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Rachel Ballew 1 11 OH/OPP 5′ 8″
McKenna Neal (Captain) 2 12 DS/L 5′ 5″
Molly Armstrong 3 9 L/DS 5′ 6.5″
Kaitlyn Sherman 4 11 OH/OPP 5′ 7″
Kiley Schwartz 5 12 MB/OH 5′ 7″
Lydia Soto 6 12 OH/MB 5′ 7″
Kimberly Prachyl 7 11 DS/S 5′ 4″
Julia Fleener (Captain) 8 12 S 5′ 7″
Maddie Reeves 9 12 OPP 6′ 0″
Lauren Wilson (Captain) 10 11 OH 5′ 11″
Camryn Wilson 11 9 OH/DS 5′ 7″
Arianna Hartsock 14 11  MB 5′ 11″
Coach: Laurie Creighton
Assistants: Lauren Herseth, Tiana McIntosh, Christie Murphy, Rachel Bolt
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick

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Photo taken during the team retreat at Camp Cispus.

2015 JV Roster

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Announcing the Olympia High School 2015 Junior Varsity volleyball team! The participants of the OHS Volleyball program endeavor to be outstanding representatives of their five Core Covenants: Boldness, Excellence, Accountability, Resiliency and Synergy. Please support them on, and off, the court as they live out their commitment to these values.

The Olympia High School JV Team’s overall record for the 2015 season was 6 Wins and 8 Losses. Their Narrows League record was 6 Wins and 6 Losses. They had 4 wins and 2 losses in the JV Jamboree and took 3rd place in the Black Hills JV Tournament.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Paige Adderley  1  9 S/DS  5′ 4″
Danica Kopp 2 10 DS 5′ 1″
Claire Canaan 3 10 RS/M 5′ 10.5″
Kate Havens 4 10 S 5′ 7″
Elise Matheson 7 9 RS 5′ 9″
Miranda Neal 8 10  OH/DS  5′ 6″
Aida Drutz 9 9 OH/RS 5′ 7″
Amanda Willms (Captain) 10 11 OH/RS  5′ 7″
Mariah Deck 11 10 M/OH 5′ 8.5″
Beatrice Asomaning 12 9 RS/M 5′ 8″
Emily Church 13 9 M 5″ 11.5″
Grace Grimsted (Captain) 15 10 RS/OH 6′ 2″
Kai Terry 17 10 OH 5′ 7″
Coach: Katie Turcotte
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick

2015 C Team Roster

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Presenting Olympia High School Volleyball’s 2015 C Team! Practices will focus on fundamentals, putting systems in place, improving weaknesses and establishing roles. The participants of the OHS Volleyball program endeavor to be outstanding representatives of their five Core Covenants: Boldness, Excellence, Accountability, Resiliency and Synergy. Please support them on, and off, the court as they live out their commitment to these values.

Olympia High School C Team’s overall record for the 2015 season was 10 Wins and 4 Losses. Their Narrows League record was 9 Wins and 3 Losses. They had 5 wins and 1 loss in the C Team Jamboree and took 5th place in the Tumwater C Team Tournament.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Ana Apostol-Maughan  1 9  OH/S  5′ 8″
Jessica Birbari  2 9  MH  5′ 4″
Abby Jonson  3 9 MH  5′ 6″
Mariah Parson (C)  5 10 DS/L 5′ 2.5″
Jordan Newbill (C) 8 10 MH/DS 5′ 5″
Michael Liska (C) 10 9 OH/S 5′ 3″
Lilei Gunther 12 9 MH/DS 5′ 5″
Jessica Jewell 14 9 S/OH 5′ 4″
Justina Dizon 16 9 MH 5′ 4.5″
Coach: Christi Ray
Managers: Tarynn Pierson, Sydnee Hetrick

C-Team_Cispus_BannerPhoto taken during the team retreat at Camp Cispus.

2014 Varsity Roster

2014 Varsity - OHS VolleyballThe 2014 Bears Varsity Volleyball team finished tied for 9th place at the 4A State Tournament. In the 2014 season, they served aces at a 2.69 average per set, a team best since 2009. And defensively, totaled 1333 digs, a team best since 2011.

Three OHS players made the All 4A Narrows League Teams. Hannah Adams-First Team, Jona Spiller-Second Team and Julia Fleener-Honorable Mention. View full list in The Olympian article.

Two individual volleyball records were broken this season! On September 25th, in the dramatic 5 set victory against Gig Harbor, Jona Spiller broke the single match school record for digs, eclipsing Annie Sing’s mark of 39, with 46!! And, on November 1st, in another dramatic come-from-behind win, this time over Timberline at the Narrows Tournament, Hannah Adams broke the single match school record for kills, beating Christie Colasurdo’s total of 26, by one, with a 27!! CONGRATULATIONS to Jona and Hannah!

The theme for the 2014 volleyball season: One Common T.R.A.I.T. – Tradition • Respect • Accountability • Integrity • Togetherness …and a little bit more.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
McKenna Neal 2 11 DS 5′ 5″
Nikki Bennington 3 12 MB 5′ 9″
Regina Ballew 4 12 OPP/DS 5′ 6″
Kiley Schwartz 5 11 OPP/MB 5′ 7″
Lydia Soto 6 11 MB 5′ 7″
Jona Spiller (Captain) 7 12 L 5′ 8″
Julia Fleener (Captain) 8 11 S 5′ 7″
Maddy Reeves 9 11 OPP 6′ 0″
Lauren Wilson 10 10 OH 5′ 11″
Kassidy Tromboni 11 11 DS/S 5′ 4″
Kaylee Denithorne 13 12 DS 5′ 3″
Hannah Adams (Captain) 15 12 OH 6′ 2″
 Coach: Laurie Creighton
Assistants: Cassandra Naulty & Cristy Murphy
Managers: Tarynn Pierson & Sydnee Hetrick
Photos by John O’Leary

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2014 JV Roster

2014 JV - OHS VolleyballThe theme for the 2014 volleyball season: One Common T.R.A.I.T. – Tradition • Respect • Accountability • Integrity • Togetherness …and a little bit more.

The 2014 Bears JV Volleyball team finished the season with six wins and eight losses.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Amanda Willms 1 10 OH 5′ 7″
Danica Kopp 2 9 DS 5′ 1″
Karina Pannkuk 3 10 RS/DS 5′ 3″
Kim Prachyl 4 10 DS/S 5′ 4″
Rachel Ballew 5 10 OH/MB 5′ 8″
Arianna Hartsock 6 10 MB 5′ 11″
India Brine 7 10 RS/MB 5′ 9″
Hanna Ack 8 10 DS/S 5′ 5″
Glynne Saelid (Captain) 9 10 DS 5′ 2″
Kaitlyn Sherman (Captain) 10 10 OH 5′ 7″
Kate Havens 11 9 S 5′ 5″
Christine McIntosh (Captain) 12 10 OH 5′ 8″
Sarah Gindy 14 9 DS 5′ 5″
Grace Grimsted 15 9 RS/S 6′ 2″

Coach: Katie Turcotte

Photo by John O’Leary

2014 C Team Roster

2004 C Team - OHS VolleyballThis was Coach Ray’s first year coaching volleyball in the Olympia program. She graduated from OHS in 1995, participating in volleyball as a defensive/serving specialist.

The 2014 Bears C Volleyball team finished the season with 6 wins and 8 losses.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Olivia Fuller 1 9 S/DS 5′ 4″
Miranda Neal 2 9 OH/S 5′ 5″
Sonya Thielen 3 9 S 5′ 5″
Mariah Parsons 4 9 OH/S 5′ 1″
Rylee Tortsvet 5 10 S 5′ 4″
Eva Johnson (Captain) 6 10 OH 5′ 8″
Chloe Haines 7 9 S 5′ 3″
Jordan Newbill 8 9 OH/DS 5′ 4″
Vivian Chan 10 9 OH 5′ 2″
Cassity Gulleckson 11 9 MB 5′ 8″
Ajia Bulluck 13 9 OH 5′ 2″
Mariah Deck 16 9 OH/MB 5′ 8″
Maddie Ford (Captain) 17 10 OH/DS 5′ 6″
Claire Canaan 18 9 MB 5′ 8″

Coach: Christi Ray

Photo by John O’Leary

2013 Varsity Roster

2013 Varsity - OHS VolleyballThe Bears finished their 2013 season with eighth place at the District tournament. Seven teams moved on to the State tourney.

OHS seniors Rachel Kelson and Hannah St. Jean were selected to play on the 3A/4A All-State Volleyball team. They represented Olympia at the event sponsored by the Washington State Volleyball Coaches Association.

Number
Grade
Position
Height
Jordan Crawford 1 12 OPP 5′ 10″
Nikki Bennington 3 11 MB/OH 5′ 9″
Kayla Thaller – Captain 4 12 S 5′ 6″
Rachel Kelson – Captain 6 12 OH 5′ 9″
Jona Spiller 7 11 L/DS 5′ 8″
Julia Fleener 8 10 S/DS 5′ 7″
Hannah St. Jean 9 12 MB 6′ 1″
Hannah Adams 12 11 OH 6′ 2″
Kaylee Denithorne 13 11 S/DS 5′ 3″
Madelyn Reeves 14 10 MB 6′ 0″
Coach: Laurie Creighton
Assistant Coach: Christie Murphy
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