2012 fall sports preview: Volleyball

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By Chelsy Woods Klein

Head coach: Katie Ryan
Classification: 4A Jeffco
2011 recap: Evergreen placed third in the 4A Jeffco League, but did not make it through districts after losing to Niwot and Longmont. ... The team was led by Brenna Buckwalter, who is now playing for the University of New Hampshire.
Players to watch: Kira Nielander, Sr., outside hitter; Andrea Eddy, Fr., setter/ right-side hitter; Genevieve DeGrandchamp, Sr., front hitter
Season opener: Aug. 30, vs. Pomona, 6 p.m.
State championship: Nov. 9-10, Denver Coliseum
Outlook: “You can expect to see a lot of competitive teams this year,” Ryan said. “I think we’ll be in the running for league championship against D’Evelyn and Green Mountain.”