Volleyball Prep Players With Accomplishments  
That'll Rock Your World

Female Players Showing Girl Power At A Young Age

Volleyball Prep Krista VansantVolleyball Prep Krista Vansant


I spotlight on Improve Your Volleyball.com a select group of extremely

impressive prep volleyball players.


Many have won tons of titles and awards including  the Gatorade 

National Player of the Year award, the Honda Award and even the first

AAU Sullivan Award. 


Volleyball Prep: Lexi Sun





2016 - 2017 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


 "Lexi's statistics on the court speak for themselves, but even more

impressive is the impact she has had on her teammates and the

example she sets for younger student-athletes. Lexi represents everything

we look to celebrate in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."


Gatorade Senior Vice President and General Manager Brett O'Brien


Volleyball Prep: Khalia Lanier





2015 - 2016 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


"In addition to being one of the best high school volleyball players in the

country, Khalia has excelled in the classroom and been a positive

influence in her community. She is a role model for younger student-

athletes to look up to and we are excited to see all the things she will

accomplish in the future."


Gatorade Chief Marketing Officer Morgan Flatley


Volleyball Prep: Mikaela Foecke





2014 - 2015 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


"But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young athletes

of what a leader and a student-athlete should be. She represents

everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."


Gatorade Vice President, Brand Marketing Morgan Flatley


Volleyball Prep: Alexa Filley





2013 - 2014 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


"But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young athletes

of what a leader and a student-athlete should be. She represents

everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."


Gatorade Vice President, Brand Marketing Morgan Flatley


Volleyball Prep: Lauren Carlini





2012 - 2013 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


"But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young athletes

of what a leader and a student-athlete should be.  She represents

everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."


Gatorade Vice President, Brand Marketing Morgan Flatley


Volleyball Prep: Jordan Burgess





2011 - 2012 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


“But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young athletes

of what a leader and a student-athlete should be.  She represents

everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient.”


Gatorade President North America and Global Chief Marketing Officer Sarah Robb O’Hagan


Krista Vansant





2010 - 2011 National Gatorade Player of the Year winner


 "But she is also a shining example to peers and aspiring young athletes

of what a leader and a student-athlete should be.  She represents

everything we hope for in a Gatorade Player of the Year recipient."


Gatorade Senior Vice President of Sports Marketing Jennifer Storms



Note to the reader!

No, you are not seeing things. The Gatorade Player of the Year

press release is a template.

Every year, regardless of who wins,  the same wording is used

in certain parts of the release. 


Gatorade National Player of the Year


The Gatorade Player of the Year program annually recognizes one winner in

the District of Columbia and each of the 50 states that sanction high school

football, girls volleyball, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls

basketball, boys and girls soccer, baseball, softball, and boys and girls track

& field, and awards one National Player of the Year in each sport.


The selection process is administered by the Gatorade high school sports

leadership team in partnership with the Gatorade Player of the Year Selection

Committee, which work with top sport-specific experts and a media advisory

board of accomplished, veteran prep sports journalists to determine the state

winners in each sport.



Related Links: 

Preseason Player Volleyball Awards (A - L)

Preseason Player Volleyball Awards (M - Z)

Gatorade National Volleyball Player

The Best Volleyball Player in Each Conference (A - I)

The Best Volleyball Player in Each Conference This Year

Inspirational Female Volleyball Players Stories

Players of the Week 9 Who Was The Best Player This Week? 

Players of the Week 8 Who Was The Best Player This Week?

Players of the Week 7 Who Was The Best Player This Week?

Volleyball Prep Lexi Sun

Volleyball Prep Khalia Lanier

Volleyball Prep Mikaela Foecke

Volleyball Prep Alexa Filley

Volleyball Prep Jordan Burgess

Volleyball Prep Lauren Carlini




  1. Improve Your Volleyball
  2.  ›
  3. Player Awards
  4.  ›
  5. Prep Players With Accomplishments That'll Rock Your World


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.