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Suburban Life 2013 Central all-area girls volleyball team

Players from Glenbard North, Glenbard South, Glenbard West, St. Francis, West Chicago, Wheaton Academy, Wheaton North and Wheaton Warrenville South comprise the team.

Published: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 10:06 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:58 p.m. CDT
Glenbard West senior Meg DeMaar, a four-year starter for the Hilltoppers, is a member of the 2013 Central all-area volleyball team.

Meet the 2013 Suburban Life Central all-area girls volleyball team.

Rachel Burau

School: Wheaton Warrenville South

Year: Junior

Impact: This Wake Forest commit did a little bit of everything for the Tigers. A DuPage Valley all-conference selection, the junior setter finished with 670 assists. She also added 169 digs, 92 kills, 33 aces and 36 blocks.

Meg DeMaar

School: Glenbard West

Year: Senior

Impact: A four-year starter for the Hilltoppers, she leaves the program as the all-time leader in digs with 1,776. This fall, the libero produced 501 digs, led the team with 51 aces, and helped Glenbard West to 34 wins.

Sam Dubiel

School: St. Francis

Year: Senior

Impact: Called the best libero she has ever had by coach Peg Kopec, this senior is the defensive leader for the Spartans. Dubiel, who will continue her career at Florida, has totaled 597 digs this fall while also contributing 69 assists and 35 aces.

Maddie Haggerty

School: St. Francis

Year: Senior

Impact: Though her season was cut short due to a torn labrum, this Nebraska recruit had a major impact on the Spartans while she was in there. Third on the team with 144 kills, Haggerty also added 159 digs and 23 blocks.

Molly Haggerty

School: St. Francis

Year: Sophomore

Impact: A top sophomore in both the state and the entire nation, Haggerty has been downright unstoppable this fall. The Suburban Life all-area MVP, Haggerty has notched 319 kills this fall. An improved all-around player, she also has 281 digs, 73 blocks and 39 aces.

Talia Holze

School: Wheaton Warrenville South

Year: Senior

Impact: This outside hitter was one of the top players in the DuPage Valley Conference. Tops on the Tigers with 334 kills, Holze also contributed 143 digs, 42 aces and 17 blocks. She will continue her career at Rutgers.

Maddie Hutchinson

School: Wheaton North

Year: Senior

Impact: A two-year starter for the Falcons and a team captain this fall, Hutchinson was named all-tournament at the Jacobs Invite and was also selected to the DuPage Valley all-conference team. A lefty, she finished with 129 kills and 97 digs to go along with 10 aces.

Mary Kate Katarzynski

School: West Chicago

Year: Senior

Impact: The captain of the Wildcats, this senior can do it all on the volleyball court. A first-team Upstate Eight all-conference performer, Katarzynski led West Chicago with 218 assists and also topped the team with 165 kills.

Natalie Schilling

School: Glenbard West

Year: Sophomore

Impact: Quickly establishing herself as one of the top offensive players in the area, this sophomore seemingly has only scratched the surface. In her second season as a starter, the sophomore outside hitter totaled a team-high 336 kills to go along with 185 digs and 36 aces.

Stephanie Tobison

School: Glenbard North

Year: Senior

Impact: This senior outside hitter was the offensive leader for the Panthers this fall. Showing her all-around skills, Tobison led Glenbard North with 198 kills while posting 242 digs. She also added 25 aces.

Tarah Valdez

School: Glenbard South

Year: Senior

Impact: Named the Metro Suburban Conference MVP, this senior outside hitter played a major role in the Raiders reaching the sectional final. Tops on the team with 265 kills, Valdez also contributed 265 digs, 31 blocks and 28 aces and was selected to the all-tournament team at Wheaton North.

Kenzie Watterson

School: Glenbard South

Year: Sophomore

Impact: Breaking out in a big way this fall after moving from the middle, this outside hitter was a strong offensive force for the Raiders. Second on the squad with 260 kills, Watterson also contributed 208 digs, 39 aces and 30 blocks and was named to the all-tournament teams at Glenbard West and Wheaton North.


Glenbard North Angela Ravanesi, Nicole Tobison

Glenbard South Alex LaPonte

Glenbard West Katie Ball, Alison Burelbach, Caroline Jenkins

St. Francis Mary Boken, Becca Shearer

West Chicago Devan Orr

Wheaton Academy Sarah McClain, Brianna Tellschow

Wheaton North Grace Tiesman, Erica Walker

Wheaton Warrenville South Hannah Croci, Kristin Martin

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