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 Gates Jordyn Gates 6'3" | S GR Christian | 2020 State MI graduating. Christian will still have plenty to offer with its attack. The Eagles return a wealth of hitting, led by Addie VanderWeide Addie VanderWeide 6'1" | OH Grand Rapids Christian | 2021 State MI , a likely Miss Volleyball finalist. Junior Evelyn Doezema Evelyn Doezema 6'2" | OH Grand Rapids Christian | 2022 State MI has a high ceiling for 2020 as she continues to develop her all-around game. Stephanie Stewart Stephanie Stewart 6'0" | OH GR Christian | 2021 State MI 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’Gorman Aubrey O’Gorman 6'3" | MB Lakewood | 2021 State MI

The Vikings finished runner-up in Division 2 in 2019

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