Posted On: 04/18/18 11:38 AM

   With approximately 10 percent of our population being left-handed, coaches are always hoping to find that “lefty” who can block and swing comfortably from the right side of the court.  Here are 3 up and coming left-handed players leading the way.

MaeLea Harmon is a junior from Waterville, Minnesota.  She attends Waterville Elysian Morristown High School and plays on the WEM 17-1’s club.  At only 5’5’’, she is one of the smallest right side players, but her athleticism makes up for her height.  With a great vertical jump and fast arm-swing, she is a strong offensive threat.  Likewise, she consistently gets great touches on the block and guides her middles when setting the block against opponent's big outside hitters. Her jumping skills and physical strength continue to the service line where she delivers a powerful jump-serve.  MaeLea is a multi-sport athlete for the Buccaneers.  She is a top competitor for her school’s track team in the 60m, 100m and long jump (16.375 personal record.)

The next stand-out southpaw is Ashlyn Olson. She attends New London Spicer High School and will graduate in 2021.  She is a 5’11’’ freshman and we can’t help but wonder how much taller she will

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