Fall sports preview: Women’s volleyball


Head coach: Mrs. Mary Ording Hemer ‘98

Varsity assistant coaches: Mrs. Angie Kubacki, Mrs. Lori Price, Mr. Josh Noblet ‘01

Junior varsity head coach: Ms. Kristen Linenberg ‘08

Freshman head coach: Mr. Gene Murray ‘90

Program assistant coaches: Ms. Anna Jensen ‘16, Ms. Jazzmine McDonald ‘13, Mr. Nate Torvik ’05, Ms. Lauren Murray, Mr. Brendan Surane

First official IHSAA-allowed practice: Aug. 3

Last year’s varsity record: 16-13

Last year’s highlights: City champions, Sectional champions, two junior all-stars (Lucia Corsaro and Sarah Casper), four all-City team (Lucia Corsaro, Sarah Casper, Anna Trieloff, Joanna Suppiger), three City tournament team (Lucia Corsaro, Sarah Casper, Joanna Suppiger), five academic all-State (Anna Trieloff, Joanna Suppiger, Anna Neale, Mae Hedrick, Mia Dittoe), City Volleyball Coach of the Year (Coach Hemer)

Key returning athletes: Senior Lucia Corasro (libero), senior Sarah Casper (outside hitter), senior Elle Kaiser (right side hitter), senior Mia Finn (outside hitter), junior Katie Bremer (middle hitter), sophomore Mallory Dills (setter/right side hitter) sophomore Caiti Barthel (outside hitter)

Team captains: Corsaro, Casper, Kaiser and Finn

Varsity season opener: Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Welch Activity Center vs. Mount Vernon

Key matches this season: Aug. 25 vs. Center Grove at home at 7:15 p.m., Sept. 1 vs. Roncalli at home at 7 p.m.; Sept. 8 vs. Bishop Chatard at 7 p.m.; Sept. 30 at home vs. Westfield at 7 p.m. for senior night

From Coach Hemer: “We lost a lot of key players in last year’s Senior Class, but we have a solid core group of seniors and super promising underclassmen with lots of potential. We’re really excited about the level of competition we’ve seen in our gym thus far, and we are prepared to continue to build on that momentum in our 2020 season.”