Posted On: 12/23/20 11:36 AM

Playing solid defense in volleyball won’t always get you noticed, by the average set of eyes. However, coaches, scouts, and recruiters notice unselfish players who work hard on defense.

Here is a look at five players from the Class of 2023 who specialize in making the tough digs and serve receptions for their teams.

L, Lizzy CisnerosLizzyCisneros5'1" | LLiberal | 2023StateKS, 5’1”, Liberal (’23 Ranked No. 23) – Cisneros is proof that dynamite can come in small packages and still be explosive. Cisneros led Liberal in digs during the 2020 high school season with 481 digs. She also has a nice serve finishing with 31 aces in her sophomore season.

L, Ellee KrienElleeKrien5'6" | LSt. Francis | 2023StateKS, 5’6”, St. Francis (’23 Ranked No. 24) – Krien unofficially finished second in the state in digs during the 2020 season. At five-foot-six she is a decent-sized Libero and is very athletic.

DS, Alyana PearsonAlyanaPearson5'6" | DSBlue Valley Northwest | 2023StateKS, 5’6”, Blue Valley Northwest (’23 Ranked No. 27)  – Pearson is quick and a great floor communicator. She finished the 2020 season with 315 digs and 190 serve receptions. She will be leaned on to be a leader for the Huskies moving forward.

OH, Talexa WeeterTalexaWeeter5'11" | OHGoodland | 2023StateKS, 5’11”, Goodland

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