Player, School Pos. Yr Fast facts

Sara Crandall, Catt./Little Valley OH 11 One of area’s best hitters despite her 5-7 frame. Looking at UB and Cincinnati among other colleges.

Lainy Pierce, Eden OH 11 Able to play any position on the court, she helped Eden to its 10th state title; has committed to Penn State.

Courtney Scanlon, Ellicottville MH 11 Six-footer plays high above the net, which helped Eagles to first title and has colleges very interested.

Sydney Rojek, Frontier S 11 One of the area’s best setters, she led a young Frontier squad to the Section VI AA final. Committed to Marist.

Alex Brown, Grand Island OH 12 She’s a serious presence at 6-foot-1 — but wait until she leaps (able to touch 10-1). Signed with Maryland.

Maryellen Devic, Orchard Park MH 12 Excellent in front row or back, the go-to player for Section VI AA champs. Signed with College of St. Rose.

Samantha Giardina, St. Mary’s L 12 Hard-working, tenacious defender stepped up in big ways in Lancers’ biggest matches on way to state title.

Leah Meyer, St. Mary’s MH 10 Dominates the net as a sophomore; already being recruited by Duke, Michigan St., North Carolina.

Erica Moser, Willamsville East OH 12 Do-it-all 6-footer an exceptional blocker. Undecided but has four full-ride college offers to choose from.