Posted On: 01/22/21 4:05 PM

These players stood out from the rest at the New Year’s Classic Tournament in Wesley Chapel, FL. Utility players are the ones you can count on in a pinch, and the type of player a coach can put in nearly any position and they will excel. Since this division was mostly composed of the Class of 2023 and 2024, it is easy to say that players showing this kind of range in skill will only improve and that range will help them as they develop in the coming years. 

Ava Landmeyer is a defensive specialist and setter on Pinellas Heat’s 15 Elite team. Despite being 5’5” and only a freshman, Ava is a player that hustles to every ball on the court. She has experience playing as a defender in the back row and as the offensive coordinator as a setter. This past season Ava played on Palm Harbor University’s Varsity team as a defensive specialist. In 19 sets, she completed 13 digs and 16 serve receptions.

Angalina DiNofa and Alyson Francolini are both Sophomores on the Venetian Bay 16-1 Marquise team. The pair are not only teammates for Venetian Bay, but

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