Posted On: 11/30/21 11:05 PM

As the season came to a conclusion, postseason honors were handed out to numerous athletes across the state. The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) releases an All-Region team and an All-American team. For All-Region, Kansas rests in Region 8 which includes Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Here are the athletes who earned honors based on their 2021 performances. If they are named All-American, they are also a member of the All-Region team. 

All-American:

First Team:

Ava Martin Ava Martin 5'10" | S Bishop Miege | 2024 State KS – OH – St. Thomas Aquinas – Creighton

460 kills, .337 hitting %, 239 digs

Second Team:

Rhian Swanson Rhian Swanson 6'0" | OH McPherson | 2022 State KS – OH – McPherson High School – Kansas

733 kills, .322 hitting %, 215 digs

Third Team:

Olivia Mae Van Der Werff Olivia Mae Van Der Werff 6'0" | OH Lansing | 2022 State KS – MB/OH – Lansing High School – College of Charleston

437 kills, .325 hitting %, 

Honorable Mention:

Jasmine Dulan Jasmine Dulan 5'7" | OH Blue Valley North | 2022 State KS – OH – Blue Valley North 

247 kills, 258 digs, 63 aces

Caitlin Bishop Caitlin Bishop 5'8" | S Lansing | 2022 State KS – S – Lansing High School – Missouri St. Louis

1083 assists, 159 digs, 72 kills

All-Region

Ashlyn Berning Ashlyn Berning 5'10" | OH Blue Valley West | 2022 State KS – OH – Blue Valley West High School – University of Central Missouri

167 kills, 115 digs

Morgan Colangelo Morgan Colangelo 5'5" | DS/L Blue Valley West | 2022 State KS – L – Blue Valley West High School – Grand Canyon (Soccer)

416 digs, 526 receptions

Brooke Leiker Brooke Leiker 6'0" | OH Blue Valley West | 2022 State KS – OH – Blue Valley West High School – University of Colorado Colorado Springs

403 kills, .272 hitting %

Taylor Stockman Taylor Stockman 5'11" | OH Blue Valley West | 2022 State KS – RS – Blue Valley West High School – Nova Southeastern University

325 kills, 62 total blocks

Jaylyne Bell Jaylyne Bell 6'1" | MB Gardner Edgerton | 2022 State KS – OH – Gardner-Edgerton High School – Spring Hill College 

371 kills, 250 digs

Kamryn Farris Kamryn Farris 5'10" | DS/L Lansing | 2022 State KS – L – Lansing High School 

452 digs, 375 receptions

Iyannah Jackson Iyannah Jackson 6'0" | MB Lansing | 2022 State KS – MB – Lansing High School 

261 kills, .417 hitting %, 56 total blocks

Brylee Peterson Brylee Peterson 5'11" | RS Mill Valley | 2022 State KS – OH – Mill Valley High School  – University of Texas – Tyler

234 kills, 197 digs

Taylor Roberts Taylor Roberts 5'10" | RS Mill Valley | 2022 State KS – RS – Mill Valley High School KS 

235 kills, .290 hitting %

Lauren Schutter Lauren Schutter 6'2" | MB Wabaunsee | 2022 State KS – MB – Wabaunsee High – Illinois State University

508 kills, .385 hitting %, 174 total blocks