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2015 Andi Collins Award Finalists

Tess Reid, who had a standout year for Olathe Northwest in Kansas, is one of 73 finalists for the Andi Collins Award, presented to the best pure senior setter in the nation

Andi Collins wanted to be the best setter in the nation. Cancer ended that dream Sept. 4, 2003, a month shy of her 17th birthday. The Andi Collins Award, presented in her honor and memory, recognizes the best senior setter in the nation. Below are 74 more than worthy candidates.

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2014 Andi Collins Award: ‘Jordyn Poulter’ and ‘Best Setter’ Go Together Naturally

Jordyn Poulter is the 12th winner of the Andi Collins Award and the first going to the University of Illinois

In August 2013, just days after turning 16-years-old, Jordyn Poulter led the USA Youth National Team to a second-place finish at the FIVB Girls U-18 World Championships in Thailand — its first medal ever in the event — and was voted “Best Setter.” Poulter repeated as “Best Setter” last July, as she led the USA Junior National Team to the Read the full article...

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Jakscht of All Trades Claims Andi Collins Award

Hard work and a great attitude carried Brittney Jakscht from an 11-year-old fledgling volleyball player without any outstanding skills to the Andi Collins Award as the nation's best senior setter

When Jeremy Weis took the head coaching job at East Troy High School (Wisc.) back in 2007, he knew that he needed to start a volleyball club. Tryouts for “East Troy Heat” yielded nine girls from the town of 4,000 40 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. He kept all nine. Brittney Jakscht, then 11 years old, was one of them. “She Read the full article...

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2013 Andi Collins Award Finalists

Andi is everyone's angel. Rest well dear one

Andi Collins wanted to be the best setter in the nation. Cancer ended that dream Sept. 4, 2003, a month shy of her 17th birthday. The Andi Collins Award, presented in her honor and memory, recognizes the best senior setter in the nation. Below are 53 more than worthy candidates. Please note: you won’t find players on the list who Read the full article...

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Hunter Gathers Andi Collins Award

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Kelly Hunter started in volleyball at a young age. A spitfire, playing on the outside was a good initial fit for the precocious blonde. Hunter began training as a setter in the eighth grade and proved a natural in that position. The 6-0 senior at Papillion-La Vista South High School in Nebraska led the Titans to a 159-6 mark in Read the full article...

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2012 Andi Collins Award Finalists

Andi is everyone's angel. Rest well dear one

Andi Collins wanted to be the best setter in the nation. Cancer ended that dream Sept. 4, 2003, a month shy of her 17th birthday. The Andi Collins Award, presented in her honor and memory, recognizes the best senior setter in the nation. Below are 69 more than worthy candidates in another terrific year for setters.

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Dagostino Earns Andi Collins Award

I’ve been watching Mackenzie Dagostino since she was an eighth grader. She knew she was a decent player then but questioned whether she could ever be “that good,” the kind of elite setter she often saw come through the door at her parents’ club, Tampa Bay Juniors. “Mack,” as she is known, is a senior now and I am proud Read the full article...

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2011 Andi Collins Award Finalists

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Andi Collins wanted to be the best setter in the nation. Cancer ended that dream Sept. 4, 2003, a month shy of her 17th birthday. The Andi Collins Award, presented in her honor and memory, recognizes the best senior setter in the nation.

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