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2013 Volleyball Athlete Profiles
 
Emma Cabutti
Class:  Sophomore 
Height: 5’7    
Position:  DS
High School: Mahomet-Seymour High School  
Hometown:  Mahomet, IL

Freshman Year (2012): Appeared in 24 matches and 34 total sets, mostly as a defensive specialist but saw some playing time as an outside … Recorded 64 total digs, with a match high 13 against Kellogg Community College … Averaged 1.88 digs per set … Ended the season with a 2.34/3 serve receive average.

Prior to Parkland: 3-year varsity starter …  All Conference 1st team junior and senior year … News-Gazette All-Area 1st Team junior and senior year … Panagraph All-Area 1st team … Played club volleyball for Prime-Time for 3 years … Helped lead her 18 Blue team to USAV Junior Nationals senior year

Personal:  Born February 28, 1994 … Daughter of Mark and Gay Cabutti one sister (Elise) … Majoring in elementary education.
 

 
Megan Casagrande
Class:  Sophomore 
Height:  6’0    
Position:  Middle Hitter
High School:  The High School of Saint Thomas More          
Hometown: Ludlow, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Played in all 53 matches and 181 sets … Earned NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention, 1st Team All-Region, 1st Team All-Conference, and Conference Freshman of the Year honors … Second on team in kills with 400 (2.2 per set) … Finished the year ranked 5th in the country in hitting percentage (.415), 4th in block assists (164), and 9th in total blocks (179) … Also finished in the top 50 in total kills and blocks per set (1.01) … Put down a career high 19 kills against Central Community College – Columbus during the NJCAA National Championship Tournament … Had double digit kills in 11 matches … Recorded career high 8 blocks against Indian Hills Community College.

Prior to Parkland:  3-year varsity starter … News-Gazette All-Area 1st team junior and senior years … Most Improved Award sophomore year and Offensive MVP junior and senior year … Played club volleyball for Prime Time Volleyball Club … Helped lead her 18 Blue team to the USAV Junior National Championships. 

Personal:  Born Nov 2, 1993 … Daughter of Chuck and Annette Casagrande … One brother who is a fire fighter paramedic … One sister who majored in marine biology and is currently working at Sea World in the education department … Would like to complete a degree in Art and Design with the hopes of creating cartoons.



Alexis Clemons
Class:  Sophomore  
Height:  5’10   
Position: Outside Hitter
High School:  Saint Teresa High School   
Hometown: Decatur, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Appeared in all 53 matches and 171 sets … Finished fourth on the team in kills with 287 (1.7 per set) … Recorded double digit kills in three matches with a career high of 11 vs. Kankakee Community College … Notched 8 solo blocks and 83 block assists (.53 per set) … Ended season with 159 total digs, with a career high of 9 vs. Cowley County Community College.

Prior to Parkland: 4-year varsity starter … Awarded offensive player of the year 2 years in a row - Sophomore and Junior year … Honorable-mention and 1st team All-County for Herald-n-Review … Currently holds the school recorded for career kills with 997 … Played club volleyball for Primetime Volleyball Club and helped lead her 18 Blue team to USAV Jr. Nationals.

Personal: Born March 16, 1994 … Daughter of Jesse and Rachel Clemons … One brother (Jesse) … Majoring in Healthcare and Radiology Technician with the hopes of becoming an Ultrasound technician.
 


Elise Dahlke
Class:  Freshman 
Height:  5’11”    
Position:  Outside
High School:  Mahomet-Seymour High School         
Hometown:  Mahomet, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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 the USAV Junior National Championships

Personal:  Born May 5, 1995 … Daughter of Brian and Julie Dahlke … Has 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 masters degree in physical therapy.
 

 
 Teigan Flaws
Class: Freshman  
Height: 6’1    
Position:  Middle Hitter/Right Side
High School: Glenbrook South High School          
Hometown: Glenview, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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.
 

 
Morgan Hickman
Class:  Freshman  
Height:  5’7”    
Position:  Setter
High School:  Clinton Community High School  
Hometown:  Clinton, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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 … Bloomington 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.

Personal:  Born May 19th, 1995 … Daughter of John and Denise Hickman … One sister (Mally) and one brother (Mac) … Majoring in Biology.
 

 
Kaitlyn Hunt
Class:  Freshman 
Height:  5’2    
Position:  DS
High School:  Monticello High School   
Hometown:  Monticello

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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 Kansas City National Qualifier as well as 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.
 


Ally Krenz
Class:  Sophomore 
Height:  6’0’    
Position:  OH/RH
High School: Prairie Central High School   
Hometown: Chenoa, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Played in all 53 matches and 179 sets … Received All-Conference Honorable Mention … Finished third on team in kills with 359 (2.00 per set) … Recorded double digit kills in 8 matches with a career high 13 kills vs. Grand Rapids Community College in the semifinals of the NJCAA National Tournament … Finished third on team in blocks with 9 solo and 138 block assists … Notched a career high 8 blocks vs. Lewis & Clark Community College.

Prior to Parkland:  3-year varsity letter winner … Received First Team All-Conference senior season … Given all-tournament team honors at several tournaments senior year … played club volleyball at Illini Elite Volleyball Club for two years.

Personal:  Born October 11, 1993 … Daughter of Kel and Kelly Krenz. Has 9 Siblings; Brennan (23), Camden(22), Kieran (17), Maddie (16), Merryn (12), Anderson(9), Finan(7), Rosalyn(5), Ryann (1) … Majoring in Culinary Arts and Food Service Management … Plans to open her own family restaurant.
 

 
Julia Sciole
Class:  Sophomore  
Height:  5’4    
Position:  DS
High School:  Homestead High School   
Hometown:  Fort Wayne, IN
 
Freshman Year (2012):  Appeared in 41 matches and 69 total sets … Recorded 109 total digs, with a match high 14 against Vincennes University … Averaged 1.5 digs per set … Ended the season with a 2.27/3 serve receive average.

Prior to Parkland:  3-year varsity starter … Earned 1st Team All-Conference and All-Area honors junior and senior years … Set the school record for digs during junior year … Played club volleyball for Fort Wayne Volleyball
Personal:  Born May 7, 1994 … Daughter of Joe and Maria Sciole … One sister, Theresa … Area of study is undecided.
 

 
Madeline Stewart
Class: Freshman       
Height:  5'7          
Position:  DS
High School:  Cardinal Ritter High School     
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

Prior to Parkland:  3-year varsity letter winner … Helped lead her team to a conference and sectional championship and semi-state appearance her senior year … Played club volleyball for Circle City and IVA … Club team went to USAV Junior Nationals freshman and sophomore club season.

Personal: Born on March 14th 1995 to Grant and Naomi Stewart … Has two siblings, twin Melinda (also on Parkland’s volleyball team) and younger sister, Briana Stewart (17) … Majoring in Clinical and Counseling Psychology.
 

 
 
Melinda Stewart
Class: Freshman       
Height:  5'7          
Position:  DS
High School:  Cardinal Ritter High School     
Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

Prior to Parkland:  3-year varsity letter winner … Helped lead her team to a conference and sectional championship and semi-state appearance her senior year … Played club volleyball for Circle City and IVA … Club team went to USAV Junior Nationals freshman and sophomore club season.

Personal: Born on March 14th 1995 to Grant and Naomi Stewart … Has two siblings, twin Madeline (also on Parkland’s volleyball team) and younger sister, Briana Stewart (17) … Majoring in Clinical and Counseling Psychology.
 

 
Lori Van Beek
Class:  Freshmen 
Height:  6’2   
 Position:  Middle Hitter
High School:  Paw Paw High School     
Hometown:  Paw Paw, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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 MVP of 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 … Has three brothers and two sisters … Area of study is undecided.
 

 
Madison Weldon
Class:  Freshman 
Height:  5’6”    
 Position:  Setter
High School:  Champaign Centennial High School      
Hometown:  Champaign, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Currently in her first season with the Cobras.

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 Kansas City National Qualifier … Participated at AAU’s in Orlando Florida for three consecutive years … Played in the USA Volleyball girl’s national championship tournament senior year.

Personal:  Madison Jane Weldon … Born June 12, 1995 … Daughter of Paula and John Weldon … Two brothers (Drew and Ryan) … Majoring in Biological Sciences for Nursing Transfer.
 

Emily Wilson
Class:  Sophomore 
Height:  5’6           
Position:  Setter
High School: Lincoln Community High School         
Hometown:  Lincoln, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Played in all 53 matches and all 182 sets, running a 6-2 offense with fellow setter, Jordan Wooden … Amassed 826 assists (4.54 per set) during her freshman campaign … Has a career high of 26 assists which she accomplished in three matches, most recently against Grand Rapids Community College at the 2012 National Tournament … Finished fourth on the team in digs with 331 (1.8 per set) … Recorded 9 double-doubles (assists and digs).

Prior to Parkland: 3-year varsity starter … Holds school records for most assists in a single match and total assists in a season … Played club volleyball for Illini Elite and helped lead her 15’s and 16’s teams to AAU nationals in Orlando, FL. 

Personal:  Born on January 7th, 1994 … Daughter of Shelia and Robert Wilson Has a younger brother, twelve, named Braden … Majoring in Secondary Education … Hopes to eventually pursue a Masters degree and teach high school English.
 


Jennifer Wise
Class:  Sophomore 
Height: 6’0   
Position:  OH
High School:  Centennial High School      
Hometown:  Champaign, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Appeared in all 53 matches and 150 sets … Finished sixth on the team with 145 kills (.98 per set) … Recorded a career high 7 kills vs. Kankakee Community College … Ended the season with 9 solo blocks and 55 block assists ... Amassed 6 blocks (4 assists and 2 solo) against East Central College.

Prior to Parkland:  2-year varsity team member … Honorable Mention All-Area News-Gazette senior year … Played club volleyball for Illini Elite and Prime Time Volleyball Club … Helped lead her 18 blue team to the USAV Junior Nationals.

Personal:  Born on March 24, 1994 in Champaign, IL … Daughter of Craig and Kimberly Wise … Has an older sister, Jessica (27) and an older brother, Jacob (24) … Majoring in Kinesiology with the hopes of becoming a physical therapist as well as an athletic trainer. After Parkland would like to go to the University of Illinois to pursue a Masters degree in Kinesiology … Hopes to one day have her own physical therapy business.
 

Jordan Wooden
Class:  Sophmore 
Height:  5'6    
Position:  Setter
High School:  Saint Teresa High School  
Hometown:  Decatur, IL

Freshman Year (2012):  Played in all 53 matches and all 182 sets, running a 6-2 offense with fellow setter, Emily Wilson … Led team with 1041 assists (5.7 per set) during her freshman campaign … Has a career high of 38 assists which she accomplished in three separate matches, most recently against Kirkwood Community College … Finished fifth on the team in digs with 315 (1.73 per set) … Recorded 9 double-doubles (assists and digs).

Prior to Parkland:  4-year varsity starter … First Team All-Conference  sophomore, junior and senior years … First Team All-County all four years … Ranked 6th in the state of Illinois for career assists with 2,746 … Holds school record for career assists … Team MVP two different years … Offensive player of the year two different years … News-Gazette Honorable Mention top 100 senior year … played club volleyball for Prime Time Volleyball Club … helped lead 18 Blue team to the USAV Junior National Championships

Personal:  Born January 14, 1994 … Daughter of Brian and Karen Wooden … Two brothers (David and Matt) ... Majoring in Business Management, and pursuing a career in Culinary Arts after Parkland.

 

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