Posted On: 05/10/19 11:41 AM

It’s no easy task to be a freshman libero. Jumping into high school and being asked to take on powerful hitters that are four years older is quite a challenge. In the Class of 2022, there have been some liberos and defensive specialists who have proven they could take on that challenge. Here’s a look at 10 upcoming stars in the back row in the state of Michigan.

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  1. Chloe Fornetti, East Kentwood/FaR Out: Fornetti took on the tough task of being a leader in the back row as a freshman, but she handled herself well. Fornetti had over 350 digs this fall while being the primary receiving option for opponent’s serves. She continues to improve on her fundamental skills as part of FaR Out 15 Black this club season.
  2. Josie Bloom, Notre Dame Prep/Legacy: Part of a talented, young defense for the Irish, Bloom was a key asset for the Fighting Irish on their way to the D2 state finals this fall. Bloom had 300 digs and 44 aces and has the athleticism to contribute in other areas as she

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