Warrior Volleyball Ends 2011 Season with 21-11 Record
Season Highlights & Stats Posted
The Wahoo Lady Warriors ended their 2011 volleyball season with a respectable 21-11 record.
The postseason run came to an end with a loss to a very scrappy Columbus Lakeview in Sub-District play: 24-26, 25-16, 18-25, 25-18, 16-14.
Photos from this competition are available by clicking HERE.
“We are very proud of the girls,” stated Wahoo Volleyball Co-Coach Trish Larson. “They never gave up and competed to the very end.”
A balanced hitting attack from the entire starting lineup was a key factor to the success of this team.
“We were fortunate to have six outstanding hitters,” Larson added. “Each player contributed to the team’s success.”
The Warriors were led by senior middle blocker Katelyn O’Brien with 257 kills and a .330 hitting efficiency for the year. Outside hitter Alison Brodahl added another 197 kills and .201 hitting efficiency for the Warriors. Junior middle blocker Caroline Hohl contributed 187 kills for the season and an impressive .253 hitting efficiency.
Setters Jordan Coffey and Laura Barry led the team in assists with 448 and 351 for the year.
“Our goal this season was to create a quick-tempo offense,” commented Larson. “The setters did an excellent job delivering the ball and giving our hitters one-on-one opportunities against the blockers.”
Junior Darcy Barry led the team in Service Aces with 56 while also totaling 368 digs and 188 kills for the year. Earlier in the season, Barry became the first Warrior to reach over 1000 career digs!
Junior outside hitter Samantha Grandgenett added another 229 digs and 110 kills for the year. Seniors Lois White and Jenna Johnson each had 151 and 110 digs throughout the season.
“The seniors provided outstanding leadership this year,” said Co-Head Coach Ann Egr. “There will be big shoes to fill next year.”
Kills: K. O’Brien 257, A. Brodahl 197, D. Barry 188, C. Hohl 187, S. Grandgenett 110, J. Krecklow 63
Kill Efficiency: K. O’Brien .330, C. Hohl .253, D. Barry .207, A. Brodahl .201
Assists: J. Coffey 448, L. Barry 351
Ace Serves: D. Barry 56, L. Barry 44, L. White 40, J. Coffey 37, K. O’Brien 37, S. Grandgenett 27
Blocks: K. O’Brien 40, C. Hohl 19, D. Barry 10
Digs: D. Barry 368, S. Grandgenett 229, J. Coffey 180, K. O’Brien 171, L. Barry, 157, L.White 151, J. Johnson 110
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Warrior Volleyball Takes 3rd at 2011 Conference Tournament
21-9 Wahoo Hosts Bennington Oct. 25 for Final Regular Season Game
Wahoo defeated D.C. West Thursday night in 4 to advance to the semi finals of conference play.
Wahoo is part of Capitol Conference. Teams in this conference include ranked class B Bennington, 5th ranked Syracuse, 6th ranked Wahoo, C-1 Contenders Arlington and Ashland-Greenwood, along with Raymond Central and Ft. Calhoun.
"We have a great conference right now. To place 3rd in our conference isn't bad. Our goal was to be in the championship game on Saturday against Bennington. Unfortunately, Thursday's match was just too much both physically and mentally for the Warriors," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.
"The tournament is set up that the netters had to play back-to-back Thursday evening, playing 8 sets of volleyball with a mere 16-minute break. That is exhausting. The girls gave it everything they had, and that is all a coach can ask for," added Co-Head Coach Trish Larson.
Wahoo went to D.C. West Saturday to take on the BlueJays. Wahoo went 4 sets with Ashland to capture third place.
The Warriors have this week off as they prepare for their final regular season game against Bennington on October 25. This is a home match starting at 5:00 p.m. Wahoo will host parents night that evening.
Please click HERE to view photos from the 2011 Capitol Conference Tournament.
Kills: Katelyn O'Brien 43, Darcy Barry 31, Alison Brodahl 28, Caroline Hohl 24, Samantha Grandgenett 14, Jessica Krecklow 7
Kill Efficiency: K. O'Brien .409, D. Barry .307, A. Brodahl .261
Team: 153 Kills .253 Efficiency
Assists: J. Coffey 61, L. Barry 51
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 48, J. Coffey 22, K. O'Brien 22, S. Grangenett 16, L. White 16, L. Barry 15
Blocks: K. O'Brien 11, A. Brodahl 4, C. Hohl 4, D. Barry 3
Ace Serves: D. Barry 5, L. White 5, J. Coffey 4, L. Barry 4, K. O'Brien 4
DC West: 20-25, 25-16, 25-12, 25-17
Syracuse: 25-18, 27-29, 19-25, 22-25
Ashland: 27-25, 23-25, 25-18, 25-23
Warrior Netters Take 5th-Ranked Syracuse in 3 Straight Sets!
19-8 Wahoo Prepares for Oct. 13,15 Conference Tourney
Wahoo defeated the 5th ranked Syracuse Rockets in three straight sets on
the road Tuesday night (Oct. 11): 25-20, 25-12, 29-27.
"We are very pleased and proud of the way the girls are performing. Things are beginning to click," commented Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.
Warriors start Capitol Conference play on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Syracuse. Wahoo will face D.C. West at 6:15 p.m. The winner of that match plays the winner of the Syracuse/Raymond Central match.
Kills: A. Brodahl 14, K. O'Brien 13, C. Hohl 7, D. Barry 7, S. Grandgenett 3, J. Krecklow 3
Kill Efficiency: A. Brodahl .500, C. Hohl .429, K. O'Brien .371, J. Krecklow .300
Assists: J. Coffey 17, L. Barry 14, D. Barry 6
Blocks: C. Hohl 3, K. O'Brien 3
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 22, L. Barry 16, J. Coffey 12, S. Grandgenett
12, L. White 9
Ace Serves: D. Barry 3, S. Grandgenett 2, K. O'Brien 2, L. White 2
TEAM: 49 Kills .328 KE, 7 Ace serves
Warrior Post Clean Sweep at Centennial
Wahoo Ups Record to 18-8
Warriors made a clean sweep last night, producing 3 W's for the C, JV, and Varsity teams at Centennial.
Wahoo advances to 18-8 on the season. Varsity held Centennial to under 13 points in all 3 sets.
The netters are gearing up to take on the Rockets of Syracuse on Tuesday, October 11 at Syracuse.
Conference play begins next Thursday, October 13, at 6:15 p.m. against D.C. West in Syracuse.
Warrior Netters Rebound from First Set Loss to Beat 7th-Ranked Lincoln Lutheran at Home
Wahoo Keeps Momentum for Upset in 4; To Centennial Oct. 6
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Wahoo defeated 7th ranked Lincoln Lutheran at home Tuesday night, Oct. 3.
The Warriors, in their 2nd annual Pink-Out For Cancer, lost the first set 21-25.
Late in the first set, the momentum shifted for the Warriors of Wahoo, and they kept it for the next 3 sets 25-15, 25-23, 25-23.
"The netters came into the match with confidence. They really wanted to keep their momentum going our way," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.
Kills: D. Barry 14, A. Brodahl 13, C. Hohl 12, K. O'Brien 9
Kill Efficiency: C. Hohl .474, D. Barry .393, A. Brodahl .310,
Assists: L. Barry 24, J. Coffey 20
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 19, S. Grandgenett 14, K. O'Brien 12, J. Coffey 8,
Blocks: C. Hohl 6, K. O'Brien 5
Ace Serves: D. Barry 3, L.White 2
We had a clean sweep tonight: C team, JV and Varsity all beat the Lincoln Lutheran Warriors!
Warrior Netters Finish 3rd at Ashland-Greenwood Tournament
Wahoo Hosts Lincoln Lutheran for Oct. 4 "Pink Out" Match
Warriors came back to defeat Filmore Central (25-18, 25-23) in the Oct. 1 Ashland-Greenwood Tournament to earn the 3rd place finish.
"We are proud of the way the girls finished," stated Co-Head Coach Ann Egr. "We know how tired they were. It showed determination to come back strong against Filmore Central."
Wahoo will take on 7th-ranked Lincoln Lutheran Tuesday evening in a home match. This match will be a "Pink Out" as the Warriors raise money for cancer research.
Statistical Leaders for the tournament:
Kills: K. O'Brien 27, D. Barry 22, C. Hohl 19, A. Brodahl 15, J. Krecklow 7
Kill Efficiency: K. O'Brien .364, D. Barry .327
Assists: J. Coffey 44, L. Barry 40
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 43, S. Grandgenett 22, J. Coffey 19, L. White 13, A. Brodahl 12, J. Johnson 10
Blocks: K. O'Brien 8, C. Hohl 3, D. Barry 3
Ace Serves: J. Coffey 8, L. Barry 6, K. O'Brien 5
Warrior Netters Take Neumann in Four Sets at Home
Wahoo Advances to 13-6
Wahoo beat Bishop Neumann at home in four sets on Tuesday, Sept. 27 (25-13, 25-22, 21-25, 25-17).
Kills: D. Barry 11, K. O'Brien 11, A. Brodahl 8, C. Hohl 7
Kill Efficiency: K. O'Brien .286, C. Hohl .250, D. Barry .214,
Assists: J. Coffey 17, L. Barry 16
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 16, J. Coffey 15, L. White 14
Ace Serves: L. White 3, K. O'Brien 2
Warrior Netters Advance to 12-6 with Sweep at Ft. Calhoun Triangular
Wahoo Hosts Neumann Tuesday Night (Sept. 27)
Wahoo took to the road Thursday night to sweep the Ft. Calhoun triangular with Ft. Calhoun (25-11, 25-6) and D.C. West (25-10, 25-14).
The netters knocked off #10 D.C. West. Wahoo advances to 12-6 on their season.
The Warriors will face cross-town rivals Bishop Neumann in a home match tomorrow evening (Sept. 27).
Statistical leaders for the evening:
Kills: K. O'Brien 12, A. Brodahl 11, S. Grandgenett 7, D. Barry 7
Kill Efficiency: K. O'Brien .550, A. Brodahl .524, D. Barry .417, J. Krecklow .333, S. Grandgenett .300, C. Hohl .231
Assists: J. Coffey 22, L. Barry 18
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 17, S. Grandgenett 11, J. Coffey 9,
Blocks: K. O'Brien 2, C. Hohl 1
Ace Serves: L. Barry 6, D. Barry 2
Warrior Netters Win David City Tourney!
Coffey and O'Brien Named to All-Tourney Team
Please click HERE to view photos from this tournament.
Warriors bounced back from Tuesday's disappointing loss against Arlington and Ashland, and took the championship at Saturday's David City Tournament!
"Our goal was to re-energize and re-start. We knew we couldn't keep doing the same thing and expecting different results. We made some minor tweaks and the girls embraced them. They worked hard!" commented Co-Head Coach Ann Egr.
"Capturing the title in our last appearance at the tournament was important to the team, Egr added. "They were excited to face Yutan in the championship game. We lost to Yutan earlier in the season in a hard fought battle. Yutan is a solid team. This was a big victory for us."
Wahoo defeated David City 25-4, 25-14, North Bend 25-17, 25-22, and Yutan 25-21, 22-25, 26-24.
Kills: C. Hohl 28, A. Brodahl 25, K. O'Brien 21. Kill Efficiency: C. Hohl .469, K. O'Brien .436, A. Brodahl .373, J. Krecklow .350
Blocks: A. Brodahl 4, C. Hohl 4
Assists: J. Coffey 53, L. Barry 28
Defensive Digs: D. Barry 22, C. Hohl 12, L. White 12
Ace Serves: D. Barry 5, K. O'Brien 5, L. White 5
Warriors Are Refocused and Recharged!
Wahoo Prepares for Sept. 24 David City Invitational
The Warrior Volleyball team is getting ready for the September 24 David City Tournament.
After struggling against Arlington and Ashland on Tuesday evening, the netters are refocused and ready to roll. Over the weekend, the team finished 4th in a tough Seward tourney.
"The team looked great over the week; however, we just couldn't get a rhythm going Tuesday evening. Volleyball is a funny game. One minute you're up, and
then the momentum changes almost instantly. We just needed to keep it on our side," stated co-head coach Ann Egr.
"We know we need to have a tough mental out look. It's hard coming off a couple close matches. Those kind of games are both physically and mentally draining. We just couldn't put those last two W's in the book." Coach Trish Larson added. "The girls are keyed up for this weekend".
The Warriors won this tournament for the past 2 years. The team wants to bring the hardware back home on Saturday. The Warriors face David City in the first round, 12:00 p.m. at David City High School.
Warrior Volleyball Girls Fall Short in Hard-Fought Battle with Norfolk Catholic
Wahoo C/JV Teams Sweep Home Opener in 3 Straight Sets!
Wahoo fell to Norfolk Catholic in a hard fought battle on home turf on Thursday, September 8.
Down 2-0, the Warriors battled back to win the 3rd set. The 4th set was a fight to the end.
"The girls played with passion," stated Coach Trish Larson.
Scores: 20-25, 22-25, 25-21, 24-26
Kills: C. Hohl 7K .461, C. O'Brien 12K .346
Blocks: C. Hohl 5
Digs: J. Johnson 17, J. Coffey 13, D. Barry 13
Assists: J. Coffey 20, L. Barry 12
Ace Serves: L. White 5
C/JV teams swept their home opener, defeating Norfolk Catholic in 3 straight sets!
Warrior Volleyball Takes 2011 Wahoo Invite Championship!
Wahoo Advances to 5-0
Wahoo advances to 5-0 after winning Wahoo invite!
Statistical leaders for the tournament:
Kills: Katelyn O'Brien 15, Darcy Barry 14, Alison Brodahl 12, Caroline Hohl 10, Samantha Grandgenett 9
KE: K. O'Brien .314, C. Hohl .261, D. Barry .200, A. Brodahl .178
Ace Serves: D. Barry 7, L. White 7, S. Grandgenett 3
Digs: D. Barry 26, J. Johnson 26, S. Grangenett 21,
2nd Annual Wahoo High School Invitational Volleyball Tournament
September 3, 2011
Wahoo def. Roncalli: 25-18, 30-28
West Point def. Roncalli: 21-25, 25-21, 25-15
Wahoo def. West Point: 25-9, 25-6
Concordia def. Lincoln Christian: 26-24, 25-18
Ord def. Lincoln Christian: 25-15, 25-22
Ord def. Concordia: 25-21, 17-25, 25-16
5th Place Game: Lincoln Christian def. Omaha Roncalli:; 25-19, 25-13
3rd Place Game: Concordia def. West Point: 25-17, 25-14
1st Place Game: Wahoo def. Ord: 25-23, 14-25, 25-22
Runner Up: Ord High School
Champion: Wahoo High School