Posted On: 10/16/17 10:42 AM

Jadyn Heckenlively, Alma's 5'11" middle hitter, has been a key part of the Cardinal's team since she was a freshman. The Cardinals have a 7-13 record after missing out on state by a few points last season. Though this season hasn't proved to be as winning as they had hoped, they have a few matches left before districts and then, as we know, anything can happen. Heckenlively will surely be ready to challenge those who overlook the Cardinals come post-season matches.

Jadyn has been involved in volleyball since she was in elementary school. Living in a small town gave her an opportunity to be involved in pretty much anything she wanted and watching the sport as a kid really hooked her on the game. Heckenlively admits she loves the unpredictability of the game. She says,

"The game can be so unpredictable and it truly is whatever team wants it the most and gives it the most heart will come out on top."

To date, the senior middle hitter has racked up 1,129 kills in her time as a varsity player, as well as 221 solo blocks. There is no doubt that her ability to put the ball away makes

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