Carley Piercefield

Posted On: 11/25/20 11:13 AM

The Division 2 playoffs are filled with impact players.

Some of the biggest names in the state will be on display during finals week.

However, Division 2 also has some very well-balanced squads. There will be a number of players that have the chance to earn the spotlight.

Here’s a look at a potential breakout star for each of the eight Division 2 teams remaining.

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Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard: The Fighting Irish have a lot of capable hitters at the net, so mixing up the offense will be important in these high-pressure matches. Senior setter Molly Nakpairat will need to make the right choices and keep the offense moving quickly. Nakpairat also knows when to call her own number, which will also be important against capable blocking teams. The Irish will need to utilize all their weapons to be successful.

Birch Run: Eighth-ranked Birch Run does not have the size that many of the remaining teams in Division 2 have. The Panthers are a fundamentally sound team with a great group of passers in the back row. The challenge will be

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