William Tennent Girls' Volleyball Preview

WILLIAM TENNENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Coach:  Brian Bassler  (8TH year)

Assistant coaches: Matt Tomlinson, Lissa Tercha

Last year’s record:  11-7, 9-3 SOL National, made the playoffs as the 17th seed.  Lost to West Chester Henderson 3 sets to 1 in the match. 

Notable losses:  Michele Felix, Emily O'Donnell (will be playing at Albright)

Key returners:  Maria Jose Alanis, Senior Middle Blocker. Hannah Washam, Senior Setter.  C.C. Weir, Junior Libero

Others to watch:  Chelsea Gallagher, Junior Outside Hitter.  Jaime Bonner, Sophomore Outside Hitter

Strengths/Question Marks:  Serve receive always seems to be a question mark, but we do have good balance this year and are looking to be improved in all areas. 

Outlook:  “Our team goal is to make the playoffs and get a home match. We have some talented players throughout the program and depending upon how well they gel this could be a special group.  They feel even with a very challenging schedule they can improve upon last seasons 11 wins.”

GAMES TO WATCH:  
8/31 vs. CB West (this has become a tradition to kick off the season)
9/17 at Ridley
10/3 vs. West Chester Henderson (playoff rematch from a year ago)