Posted On: 01/7/18 7:38 PM

Here are the 10 stars - listed alphabetically - from the Mizuno Premier Showcase 17-18 Gold Division Tournament on Sunday.


Kate Bilyeu, Nebraska Elite 18 MOAB - One of the things I was most curious about coming into the tournament was how Bilyeu would do, considering she didn't play this fall at Omaha Marian. After some early jitters, though, the UMass-Lowell recruit settled right in, as her 10 kills in the championship match showed. 

Emily Bressman, Nebraska Elite 18 MOAB - If there was a tournament MVP, Bressman would be it. Despite being just 5'10, there simply isn't a block in Nebraska that can stop the Creighton recruit when she's locked in. The sight of Bressman pounding kill after kill at critical points of a match has simply become commonplace. 

Sydney Fitzgibbons,  Premier 18 Gold - I'm not sure I've seen Fitzgibbons play a better match than what she put together in the championship on Sunday. In what was essentially two-and-a-half sets, the Washburn recruit had 13 kills, two kills and an ace serve against an Elite 18 MOAB team with two Division I middles across the net from her. She doesn't play real high above the net, but she

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