Addie VanderWeide

Posted On: 07/16/20 7:07 AM

Division 1 certainly garners a lot of attention for explosive hitters, but Division 2 has proven it can hold its own in the state of Michigan.

As the 2020 prep season approaches, Division 2 features a lot of powerhouses that will bring the heat at the net.

Here’s a look at eight teams certain to be among the best offensively this year.

Grand Rapids Christian

GRC is the two-time defending D2 champions. The Eagles have a big hole to fill on offense with setter Jordyn GatesJordynGates6'3" | SGR Christian | 2020StateMI graduating. Christian will still have plenty to offer with its attack. The Eagles return a wealth of hitting, led by Addie VanderWeideAddieVanderWeide6'1" | OHGrand Rapids Christian | 2021StateMI, a likely Miss Volleyball finalist. Junior Evelyn DoezemaEvelynDoezema6'1" | MHGrand Rapids Christian | 2022StateMI has a high ceiling for 2020 as she continues to develop her all-around game. Stephanie StewartStephanieStewart6'0" | OHGR Christian | 2021StateMI is an experienced hitter that can play all over the net and provides senior leadership as well. While the Eagles have some work ahead, their hitting will make them a D2 contender again this fall.

Lakewood

Aubrey O’GormanAubreyO’Gorman6'3" | MBLakewood | 2021StateMI

The Vikings finished runner-up in Division 2 in 2019

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