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Lizzy Barnard
Lizzy Barnard

Class: Freshman
Height: 5’10
Position: Outside Hitter
High School: Unity High School
Hometown: Tolono, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
Prior to Parkland: 4-year varsity starter, having spent her first three seasons at Tri-County High School before transferring to Unity High School for her senior campaign … led the Lady Titans to a 35-2 record and a 3rd place finish in the Class 1A state championship her junior year … earned 1st team All-Conference honors her junior and senior seasons … named to the News-Gazette All-Area 1st team junior and senior seasons … selected as the News-Gazette Area Player of the Year her senior year … named to the 2013 Illinois All-State 2nd Team … participated in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball for Prime Time Volleyball Club where she helped lead her team to three consecutive USAV Jr. National Championship tournaments, where her team finished 11th out of 48 teams as both 17’s and 18’s.
 
Personal: Born September 27, 1996 … daughter of Jeff and Channon Barnard … two brothers (Bobby and Gavin) and one sister (Mackenzie) … majoring in Education and plans to pursue a career as a teacher.
 

 

Rowan Crozier
Rowan Crozier

Class: Freshman
Height: 6’0
Position: Middle Hitter/Right Side
High School: Monticello
High School
Hometown: Monticello, IL
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: 4-year varsity starter, having spent 3 seasons at DeLand-Weldon High School and 1 season at Monticello High School … 2nd team All-Area for both the News-Gazette and Decatur Herald & Review … named as one of the “Nifty Fifty” News-Gazette players to watch her senior season … invited to be in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball at Illini Elite Volleyball Club for 3 seasons; Prime Time Volleyball Club in her 18’s year where she helped her team to an 11th place finish at the USAV Jr. National Championships.
 
Personal: Born May 15, 1996 … daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Crozier … one brother (Jude) … majoring in physical therapy with aspirations of a career in athletic training.
 

 


Elise Dahlke

Class: Sophomore
Height: 5’11”
Position: Outside Hitter
High School: Mahomet-Seymour High School
Hometown: Mahomet, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Played in all 55 matches and 178 sets … earned M-WAC Conference 2nd Team Honors … led the Cobras in total kills with 430 (2.42 per set) … recorded double-digit kills in 17 matches with a career high 15 kills vs. Mineral Area … finished fourth on the team in total blocks (4 solo and 128 assists), good for 0.74 blocks per set … seventh on the team in total digs (159), good for 0.89 per set … notched a career high 6 blocks vs. Marshalltown and 9 digs vs. Kishwaukee … ended her season ranked in the top 30 in the nation for total kills (22nd), block assists (11th), total blocks (28th), and total points (25th).
 
Prior to Parkland: 3-year Varsity Starter … News-Gazette All-Area First Team, Pantagraph All-Area First Team, All-State Special Mention, and All-Conference first team senior season … played club volleyball for Illini Elite VBC and Prime Time Volleyball Club … helped lead her 18 Blue team to a first place finish at the Show-Me National Qualifier and earned a bid to the USAV Junior National Championships.
 
Personal: Born May 5, 1995 … daughter of Brian and Julie Dahlke … two brothers (Ethan and Eric) … Majoring in Kinesiology … after Parkland, plans to transfer to finish her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, and then pursue a master’s degree in physical therapy.
 


Ayla Dew
Ayla Dew

Class: Freshman
Height: 5’10
Position: Outside Hitter
High School: Champaign Centennial High School
Hometown: Champaign, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
Prior to Parkland: 3-year varsity letter winner … helped lead the Chargers to a 3rd place state finish in class 3A her junior year and to a sectional championship her senior year … led the Chargers in kills her senior year, breaking the single season kill record … earned 1st Team All-Conference honors her senior year … placed on the News-Gazette All-Area 1st team senior year … named to the State of Illinois Honorable Mention 100 list her senior year … participated in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball for Prime Time Volleyball Club where she named to the Windy City Power League All-Region team her 16’s year, before leading her team to three consecutive USAV Jr. National Championship tournament appearances, including back-to-back 11th place finishes.

Personal: Born July 11, 1996 … daughter of Tommy and Neely Dew … two sisters (Alivia and Addison) … currently undecided on a major.
 



Teigan Flaws

Class: Sophomore
Height: 6’1
Position: Right Side Hitter
High School: Glenbrook South High School
Hometown: Glenview, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Appeared in all 55 matches and 167 sets … amassed 279 total kills for sixth on the team (1.67 per set) … recorded a career high 10 kills on two occasions … finished third on the team in total blocks (2 solo and 164 assists), good for .98 blocks per set and a top 10 national rank in both block assists and total blocks ... recorded 7 total blocks three times this season, most recently in the NJCAA National Championship match ... Teigan capped off her season by receiving NJCAA National All-Tournament Team honors.
 
Prior to Parkland: 3-year Varsity Team member … two year Varsity starter … earned CSL All-Conference honors senior year … also received Varsity letters in Basketball and Soccer.
 
Personal: Born May 9th, 1995 … daughter of Ken and Luanne Flaws … three sisters (Breanna, Jannelle, and Challen).
 


Hayley Gray
Hayley Gray

Class: Freshman
Height: 6’0
Position: Right Side Hitter
High School: Watseka High School
Hometown: Watseka, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: 4-year varsity team starter … helped lead her high school to three 30+ win seasons, three regional championships, and two sectional championships … named to several All-Tournament teams in her career, including the Manteno HS tournament (3 times) and the Watseka Invitational (3 times) … Earned 1st Team All-Conference her junior and senior seasons, 1st Team Kankakee Daily Journal sophomore, junior, and senior seasons, Conference Defensive Player of the Year sophomore, junior, and senior seasons, and was named to the News-Gazette Nifty Fifty her junior and senior seasons … named co-MVP in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball for Prime Time Volleyball Club where she helped lead 18 Blue to the USAV Jr. National Championships two years in a row.
 
Personal: Born January 12, 1996 … daughter of Robert and Vicky Gray … one sister (Whitney) … majoring in biology with plans to pursue a career in dentistry.
 


Madison Harpest
Madison Harpest

Class: Freshman
Height: 5’3
Position: Defensive Specialist
High School: Tri-Valley High School
Hometown: Downs, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: Two-year co-captain who helped lead her team to back-to-back 20+ win seasons … All Conference 2nd team junior year and 1st team senior year … Pantagraph All-Area Honorable Mention senior year ranking 2nd in the Bloomington area in digs per set … set the single season dig record her junior season and then broke her own record her senior year … finished her high school campaign 2nd in career digs … played 2 years of club volleyball for Illini Elite Volleyball Club and 1 year with Eastside Volleyball Club.
 
Personal: Born March 1, 1996 … daughter of William and Connie Harpest … one brother (Monty) … majoring in psychology.
 


Morgan Hickman
Morgan Hickman

Class: Sophomore
Height: 5’7”
Position: Setter
High School: Clinton Community High School
Hometown: Clinton, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Played in 28 matches and 40 sets … amassed 170 assists, with a career high 25 versus Danville Area Community College … averaged 4.25 assists per set … finished the season with 11 kills, 11 aces, and 54 digs.
 
Prior to Parkland: 4-year varsity starter … News-Gazette All-Area 1st team senior year … team MVP sophomore, junior and senior years … holds school record for total assists … 2nd team all-conference sophomore year … 1st team all-conference unanimous selection junior, and senior years … Decatur Herald and Review 2nd team all-area sophomore year … Decatur Herald and Review 1st team all-area junior and senior years … Pantagraph All-area sophomore, junior and senior years … 4 time Female Athlete of the Year at Clinton High School … Special Mention All-State senior year … All-Tournament team selection over 5 tournaments during high school career … played club volleyball for Illini Elite Volleyball Club.
 
Personal: Born May 19th, 1995 … daughter of John and Denise Hickman … one sister (Mally) and one brother (Mac) … majoring in Biology
 


Kaitlyn Hunt
Kaitlyn Hunt

Class: Sophomore
Height: 5’2
Position: Defensive Specialist
High School: Monticello High School
Hometown: Monticello, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Played in all 55 matches and 178 sets as a freshman … led the Cobras in digs with 893 (ranked 6th in the country) … averaged 5.02 digs per set … double-digit digs in 46 out of 55 matches, including 16 matches with 20+ digs and 2 matches with 30+ digs … amassed a career high 34 digs in a five set match vs. DMACC … finished her freshman campaign with 25 assists and 43 aces.
 
Prior to Parkland: Three-year varsity player and two-year varsity starter … News-Gazette Honorable Mention All-Area (2011) … News-Gazette Second team All-Area (2012) … five-time All-Tournament team selection junior and senior years … only player to be unanimously chosen All-Conference (2011) … holds two volleyball records at Monticello High School – digs per season and career digs … defensive player of the year 2011 … played club volleyball with Prime Time Volleyball Club (2007-2012) … helped lead her team to the Championship of the 2013 Show Me National Qualifier as well qualified for the USAV Junior National Tournament.
 
Personal: Born March 29, 1995 … daughter of David and JoAnn Hunt … one brother (Matt) and one sister (Lindsey) … majoring in Biological Sciences.
 


Alayna Jackson
Alayna Jackson

Class: Freshmen
Height: 5’9
Position: Middle Hitter
High School: Centennial High School
Hometown: Champaign, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: 3-year varsity starter (2 years with Urbana High School and 1 year with Centennial High School) … named the Offensive MVPHer sophomore, junior, and senior years … earned News-Gazette All-Area Honorable Mention her sophomore, junior, and season seasons as well … named co-MVP in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball with Prime Time Volleyball Club where she was named to an elite All-Tournament Team at the Sport’s Performance President’s Day Tournament in 2012 … helped lead her team to three consecutive USAV Jr. National Championship tournament appearances capped off by back-to-back 11th place finishes her 17’s and 18’s seasons.
 
Personal: Born on August 21, 1996 … daughter of Rhonda and Willie Jackson … two sisters (Jackie and Kell) … area of study is currently undecided.
 


Kailey Kleinert
Kailey Kleinert

Class: Freshman
Height: 6’0
Position: Middle Hitter
High School: Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School
Hometown: Loda, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: 3-year varsity letter winner and 2-year varsity starter … led the Panthers to an undefeated Sangamon Valley Conference regular season championship her junior year … named to several All-Tournament teams throughout her varsity career, including the PBL Classic her senior year where she led her team to the school’s first championship at the home tournament … named the Female Athlete of the Fall by the Paxton Record … earned All-Conference Honor … listed on the News-Gazette All-Area 2nd team and as the News-Gazette Female Athlete of the Week … named senior captain, offensive leader and MVP team awards … participated in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … played club volleyball for both Prime Time Volleyball Club and Peak Performance Volleyball Club.
 
Personal: Born May 21, 1996 … daughter of Shane and Traci Kleinert … two brothers (Colton and Beau) and one sister (Brooke) … studying pre-nursing while at Parkland with hopes to finalize her nursing degree post-Parkland.
 


Kelly Lean
Kelly Lean

Class: Freshman
Height: 5’9
Position: Setter
High School: Upwey High School
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: Senior captain and 2013 Upwey High School sports award recipient … member of the Yarra Ranges club team where she earned MVP honors during her 2013 season … member of the Victorian State team her junior and senior seasons where she was named the captain and MVP her senior year.
 
Personal: Born July 19, 1995 … daughter of Dianne and Karl ... one brother (Jake) … majoring in Criminal Justice and plans to pursue a career as a police officer or lawyer.
 


Miaya Peacock
Miaya Peacock

Class: Freshman
Height: 5’6
Position: Outside Hitter
High School: Champaign Centennial High School
Hometown: Champaign, IL
 
Freshman Year (2014): Currently in her first season with the Cobras.
 
Prior to Parkland: 2-year varsity letter winner … helped lead the Chargers to a 3rd place state finish in class 3A her junior year and to a sectional championship her senior year … earned All-Tournament honors in 3 tournaments her senior season … led her team in aces her senior year … garnered 1st Team All-Conference and 2nd Team News-Gazette All-Area honors her senior season … participated in the Parkland College/News-Gazette Area All-Star game in 2013 … Played club volleyball with Prime Time Volleyball Club where she was a strong force behind her team’s back-to-back-to-back USAV Jr. National tournament appearances, including two 11th place finishes her 17’s and 18’s years.
 
Personal: Born on June 25, 1996 …daughter of Valerie Remmers and Channing Peacock … has two brothers (Trestan and Quentin), one sister (Vinae), one step-sister (Peyton), and two step-brothers (Preston and Brandan) … currently undecided on a major.
 


Lori Van Beek
Lori Van Beek

Class: Sophomore
Height: 6’2
Position: Middle Hitter
High School: Paw Paw High School
Hometown: Paw Paw, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Played in all 55 matches and 182 sets … earned NJCAA All-American 2nd Team, 1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-Conference, and Conference Freshman of the Year honors … named to the NJCAA National All-Tournament Team … third on the team in kills with 381 (2.09 per set) … had double-digit kills in 9 matches and two double-double (kills/blocks) performances … crushed a career high 13 kills vs. Millikin JV … led the Cobras in total blocks (318), solo blocks (28), and block assists (290), good for 1.75 blocks per set … had a career high 13 blocks in the NJCAA National semifinal match vs. Johnson County … ended her freshman campaign ranked as the most dominate middle hitter in the country, ranked #1 in hitting percentage, block assists, and total blocks, #3 in blocks per set, #17 in total points, and #44 in total kills.
 
Prior to Parkland: Played volleyball in high school for 2 years … received All-Conference honors and was named to the All-Area 2nd team senior year … made the All-Tournament team at three tournaments senior season … awarded the leadership award and offense award senior year … played club volleyball for Rockford Volleyball Club … was selected to the All-Region team through the Windy City Power League in 2013.
 
Personal: Born on July 10th, 1995 … daughter of Robert and Patricia Van Beek … three brothers and two sisters … area of study is undecided.
 


Madison Weldon
Madison Weldon

Class: Sophomore
Height: 5’6”
Position: Setter
High School: Champaign Centennial High School
Hometown: Champaign, IL
 
Freshman Year (2013): Saw action in 28 matches and 42 sets … recorded 134 assists, with a match high 16 against Rend Lake College … averaged 3.19 assists per set … ended the season with 16 service aces and 33 digs.
 
Prior to Parkland: 2-year varsity letter winner and starter… played club volleyball for Illini Elite and Prime Time … led team in assists junior and senior year … team captain all four high school years of club … helped lead her team to a 3rd place finish in class 3A at the 2012 State Volleyball tournament … part of Prime Time club team senior year that won the Show Me National Qualifier … participated at AAU’s in Orlando Florida for three consecutive years … qualified for the USA Volleyball girl’s national championship tournament senior year.
 
Personal: Madison Jane Weldon … born June 12, 1995 … daughter of John and Paula Weldon … two brothers (Drew and Ryan) … majoring in Biological Sciences with hopes to transfer and finish a degree in Nursing post-Parkland.
 

 





 

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