Six Bobcats Named All-Conference In Volleyball (11/11/2018)
(By CSZ Sports Writer Kenn Staub) Six Clarion volleyball players earned KSAC All-Conference recognition for the 2018 season. The orange-and-black contingent was led by first teamers Kyara (KK) Girvan and Brenna Campbell. Kaitlyn Constantino, Maddie Schill, and Korrin Burns were named to the second team, with Dorothy Kalinowski claiming a spot on the third team.
Girvan, a junior libero/outside hitter, was a defensive leader for this year’s District IX champions, coming up with 290 digs over the course of 92 sets (3.15/set). She also served for 137 points (33 aces), averaging 1.97 from the line per set. This her first all-conference nod.
Campbell, a setter, directed the Bobcat’s offense, amassing 721 assists in 92 sets (7.84/set). The Clarion sophomore had 188 points on serve (45 aces) for 3.03 per set average. She scored six points via kill. On defense Campbell came up with 154 digs (1.67/set) and blocked five shots (one solo, four assists). Campbell earned second team all-conference honors in 2017.
Joining Girvan and Campbell on the first team were AC Valley’s Kylee Eaton and Emily Wetzel, as well as Carissa Rearick and Josie Rupp of Redbank Valley. Olivia Boocks of AC Valley was the conference MVP.
Constantino, a junior, played outside/rightside hitter for the Bobcats. She served for 174 points (40 aces) in 91 sets, a 1.91 per set average. Additionally, Constantino accounted for another 105 points by kill (1.15/set). Defensively she had 161 digs (1.77/set) and three blocks (two solo, one assist). This is Constantino’s first time being named all-conference.
Junior Maddie Schill was an all-around from her middle hitter position. She had 111 points from the service line (23 aces) in 88 sets, an average of 1.26 per set. Schill slammed down 202 kills (2.30/set). On defense she contributed 150 digs (1.70/set) and 15 blocks (six solo, nine assists). She was named third team all-conference last season.
An outside hitter, Burns racked up 110 service points (32 aces) in 84 sets (1.31/set) and recorded 200 kills (2.38/set). The freshman standout had 156 digs (1.86/set) and assisted on five blocks. This is her first time garnering all-conference status.
Kalinowski, a senior, was a force at the net for the Bobcats, blocking 29 shots in 84 sets. Nineteen of her blocks were solo efforts, with the other 10 the product of assists. She added 136 kills on offense for a 1.62 per set average. This is the senior’s first time earning all-conference recognition.