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25 girls volleyball players to watch in 2015

Newsday's Kenny DeJohn picks 25 girls volleyball players to watch during the fall 2015 season. (Players are listed in alphabetical order.)

Allie Ahearne

Baldwin, libero/outside hitter, Sr. Made 1st Team All-Conference
Photo Credit: Andrew Theodorakis

Baldwin, libero/outside hitter, Sr.

Made 1st Team All-Conference as a first-year varsity starter last season.

Haley Anderson

Smithtown East, outside hitter, Jr. Looking to help
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Smithtown East, outside hitter, Jr.

Looking to help lead the Bulls to another undefeated season in league play.

Gabby Ayzenberg

Long Beach, outside hitter, Jr. Competed in the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Long Beach, outside hitter, Jr.

Competed in the Volley America Northeast Regionals 18U Championships in July.

Victoria Capogna

St. Anthony's, middle hitter, Sr. Had 142 kills
Photo Credit: James Escher

St. Anthony's, middle hitter, Sr.

Had 142 kills and a .869 hitting percentage last season.

Grace Cergol

Glenn, setter, Sr. Looking to lead Glenn to
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Glenn, setter, Sr.

Looking to lead Glenn to a 15th consecutive Long Island title.

Hunter Christian

Holy Trinity, outside hitter, Jr. Looking to lead
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Holy Trinity, outside hitter, Jr.

Looking to lead the Lady Titans to the school's first state championship since 2007.

Mackenzie Cole

Connetquot, outside hitter, So. The former libero is
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Connetquot, outside hitter, So.

The former libero is moving to outside hitter for the first time this season.

Maria Coniglio

Plainview JFK, outside hitter, Sr. Tallied 198 kills,
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Plainview JFK, outside hitter, Sr.

Tallied 198 kills, 33 aces and 11 blocks as a junior last season.

Stephanie Cornwell

Kings Park, setter. Sr. Was a MaxPreps/AVCA Player
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Kings Park, setter. Sr.

Was a MaxPreps/AVCA Player of the Week for Sept. 8-14, 2014.

Gabrielle Darnaby

Newfield, middle hitter, Sr. Won six MaxPreps Player
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Newfield, middle hitter, Sr.

Won six MaxPreps Player of the Match awards in 2014.

Carly Doorhy

Mattituck, setter, Sr. A major contributor to last
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Mattituck, setter, Sr.

A major contributor to last season's Class C Long Island championship.

Jillian Graham

Wantagh, middle/outside hitter, Jr. Will be a captain
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Wantagh, middle/outside hitter, Jr.

Will be a captain as a junior on this year's team.

Kendra Harlow

Smithtown East, middle hitter, Sr. Had a .741
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Smithtown East, middle hitter, Sr.

Had a .741 kill percentage, 106 kills and 2.5 kills per set last season.

Tara Maloney

Mineola, outside hitter, Sr. Member of the 2014
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Mineola, outside hitter, Sr.

Member of the 2014 Class B All State 4th team last season.

Nicole Migliozzi

Connetquot, setter, So. Tallied 585 assists last season
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Connetquot, setter, So.

Tallied 585 assists last season as a freshman.

Stephanie Milillo

Lynbrook, libero, Sr. Recorded 17 digs for the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Lynbrook, libero, Sr.

Recorded 17 digs for the Lady Owls in the Nassau Class B title game last season.

Victoria Moulder

Kellenberg, middle hitter, Sr. Recorded 97 total blocks
Photo Credit: James Escher

Kellenberg, middle hitter, Sr.

Recorded 97 total blocks and 44 solo blocks last season.

Erin Russell

Seaford, setter, Sr. Named to the All-County team
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Seaford, setter, Sr.

Named to the All-County team last season.

Jamie Smith

Massapequa, setter, Jr. Looking to lead Massapequa to
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Massapequa, setter, Jr.

Looking to lead Massapequa to a 16th straight Nassau County title.

Alex Stein

Ward Melville, outside hitter, Sr. Recorded 296 kills
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Ward Melville, outside hitter, Sr.

Recorded 296 kills and a .363 kill percentage last season.

Danielle Vaiano

St. Anthony's, libero, Sr. A three-year varsity starter
Photo Credit: James Escher

St. Anthony's, libero, Sr.

A three-year varsity starter who was the defensive leader for the Friars last season.

Lauren Wilke

Bayport-Blue Point, setter, So. Was League VII Rookie
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Bayport-Blue Point, setter, So.

Was League VII Rookie of the Year last season.

Shannon Wren

Lynbrook, middle/outside hitter, Sr. Has played on varsity
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Lynbrook, middle/outside hitter, Sr.

Has played on varsity since freshman year, but only moved to outside hitter as a junior.

Jamie Yonker

Plainview JFK, setter, So. Was named junior varsity
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Plainview JFK, setter, So.

Was named junior varsity MVP last season.

Kyraleigh Zinnel

St. John the Baptist, setter, Sr. Finished first
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

St. John the Baptist, setter, Sr.

Finished first in Long Beach 10 Sand and Sock Girl's Region Events/Local Promoters Open/Gold U16 in July.

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