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• SCHOOL: Grand Island
• GRADE: Senior
• POSITION: Outside hitter
• STATS: 506 kills, 82 aces, 122 digs, 45 blocks
• SCOOP: Second team all-WNY coaches pick ... first team all-NFL ... school’s all-time leader in kills with 836 ... team captain ... led Vikings to NFL title.
• COACH’S QUOTE: “He is by far the best player ever coming out of Grand Island. He worked extremely hard because he wanted to get better. Last year he said to my assistant that he wanted to win an NFL championship and a year later he helped Grand Island accomplish that. We’re going to miss him next year.”
— Bill Schultz