Posted On: 09/10/19 11:07 AM

It’s fun to watch players pound the ball, but anyone can look good on an open net or without a defense trying to keep the ball from landing.  The game is taken to another level when there are strong defenders to keep the rally going.  Whether they are putting up a brick wall, putting down a pancake, or flying into the bleachers to keep the ball alive, it really adds a “wow” factor. And like the saying goes, “Defense wins Championships.”  Here are some highly productive defensive players that wowed in the pre-season.

Abby Dolsen - 2020 - Defensive Specialist – Superior

Dolsen is making the most of her senior year, and that includes seeing a lot of court time and more than tripling her dig production from 2018.  She currently averages over 6 digs per set.

Aubree Bucheger – 2020 – 5’7 – Libero – Oconto

Bucheger leads the charge of Oconto’s 10-1 start to the season and is averaging over 9 digs per set, giving her offense every opportunity to terminate!

Cora Behnke – 2021 – 6’1 – Outside Hitter – Oconto

Behnke is the whole package as a dynamic 6-rotation outside.  She is a powerhouse from the pin and a strong defender

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