Natalie Berty of Santa Ana, California, heads the 2018 VolleyballMag.com Girls High School All-American team, a star-studded roster of players from around the country.
Berty, named our national player of the year, led Mater Dei to the CIF Southern Section Division I and CIF state open Division I titles and will continue her volleyball career at Stanford.
The complete first-team, second-team, and honorable-mention lists follow.
Player of the Year
6-3, Senior, OH
Mater Dei (Santa Ana, California)
Quick stat: VolleyballMag.com’s player of the year registered 532 kills to lead the Monarchs to CIF Southern Section Division I and CIF state open Division I titles. Berty will play at Stanford.
5-11, Senior, Setter
Champlin Park (Champlin, Minnesota)
Quick stat: Ashburn registered 1,004 assists and 202 digs to help Champlin Park earn the Minnesota Class AAA state title. Ashburn will play at Wisconsin.
6-4, Senior, MB
Quick stat: A member of last year’s VolleyballMag.com girls team of the year, Gonzales, an Ohio State signee, was spot-on once again, posting 539 kills to go with 237 digs, helping Marietta to a state title again.
6-2, Junior, RS-S
Marist (Chicago, Illinois)
Quick stat: Hannah’s versatility (to the tune of 378 kills, 196 digs and 101 blocks) helped lead Marist to Illinois’ large-school state title. Hannah is a Clemson commit.
6-0, Junior, OH
Byron Nelson (Trophy Club, Texas)
Quick stat: Flickinger had some fine numbers that included 515 kills, 574 digs and 58 blocks. Named the Texas Girls Coaches Association 5A-6A player of the year.
6-2, Senior, OH
Ridge Point (Missouri City, Texas)
Quick stat: Fields, a Texas signee, posted 471 kills, hit .339 and had 108 digs for a Ridge Point team that finished 47-6.
5-8, Senior, Outside hitter
Quick stat: Knuckles, headed to Nebraska next season, posted 396 kills and almost as many digs (363) for a Yorktown team that won a state title. Finished career with 1,797 kills.
5-4, Senior, Libero,
Quick stat: Murr registered 565 digs for a 34-0 Yorktown team that won the Indiana Class 4A state crown. Ohio State will be her next stop.
6-1, Senior, Setter
Assumption (Louisville, Kentucky)
Quick stat: Nazor, a Duke recruit, averaged 11.2 assists per set, helping Assumption to an undefeated 43-0 season.
6-2, Junior, MB
Assumption (Louisville, Kentucky)
Quick Stat: The Kentucky Volleyball Association’s Miss Volleyball helped lead the Rockets to another state title and the 2018 VolleyballMag.com team of the year honor. She has committed to Ohio State.
6-3, Senior, MB
West Valley (Yakima, Washington)
Quick stat: This Minnesota signee posted 340 kills and hit .340 to help West Valley win Washington state’s Class 4A crown.
6-0, Senior, Setter
Quick stat: Vach, a Miami signee, finished the season with 516 assists, 417 kills and 348 digs for Florida Class 9A state-champion Oviedo. Named the 2018 Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Volleyball.
Name Ht. Pos. Year School
Madeline Chinn 6-3 OH Sr. Notre Dame Prep (Pontiac, Michigan)
Emily Fitzner 6-1 S Sr. Torrey Pines (San Diego, California)
Grace Frohling 6-5 S-RS Sr. Marymount (Los Angeles, California)
Kamaile Hiapo 5-10 OH Sr. Skyline (Mesa, Arizona)
Nicole Hoff 5-6 Lib. Sr. Millennium (Goodyear, Arizona)
Ellie Holzman 6-3 OH Sr. Mount Carmel (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Nalani Iosia 5-7 Lib. Jr. Redondo Union (Redondo Beach, Calif.)
Madi Kubik 6-1 OH Sr. Valley (West Des Moines, Iowa)
Sarah Martinez 6-4 Lib. Jr. Flower Mound (Texas)
Elena Ogilvie 5-9 OH Jr. Iolani School (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Melanie Shaffmaster 6-4 S Jr. New Castle (Indiana)
Alyiah Wells 6-3 MB Sr. Briarcrest Christian (Eads, Tennessee)