2012-2013 ILH All-Stars

2012-2013 ILH All-Stars

Congratulations to our ILH All-Star Selections
ILH GIRLS VARSITY DIVISION II- 1st TeamAriana Sattler, Outside Hitter/Middle Blocker-La Pietra
ILH GIRLS VARSITY DIVISION II- Honorable MentionPua Keola, Libero-Saint Francis
ILH GIRLS VARSITY DIVISION III- 1st TeamJaycinth Hitzeman, Setter/Outside Hitter-Island Pacific Academy ILH GIRLS VARSITY DIVISION I- Honorable MentionBailey Choy, Setter-‘Iolani

updated 11/24/12


 Ashley “AJ” Johnson (Jammers VBC/Moanalua, ’12) was named to the MEAC All-Conference honors.

**1st Team, Libero, All-MEAC**

2008 2012
 Here is AJ as a young Jammers 14’s. They took 5th Place at the 2008 PNQ Tournament in Spokane, Washington. Here is AJ 4 years later. She is now a Freshman libero for the 2012 NC A&T Aggies!

Ashley “AJ” Johnson (Jammers VBC/’Moanalua, ’12) ended her first season in the program with 461 digs, which were the most digs by any MEAC player this season. Her 461 digs puts her at fourth on the A&T all-time single season digs list, and she is just the fourth player to record 400 or more digs in a single season.  Johnson averaged 3.91 digs in 118 sets played. She also tallied 47 assists and 18 service aces.

AJ has been highly effective as the Aggies chief defensive player in 2012. She had double-figure digs in 22 of the Aggies 32 matches, including a season-high 30 against N.C. Central on Sept. 28 at Moore Gymnasium. She had 20 or more digs in seven different matches, and she recorded double-figure digs in the Aggies final seven matches.
AJ reached 400 digs on Nov. 2, by collecting 14 in at loss at Florida A&M.  She is the first A&T player to record 400 digs in a season since 2007, when Stacey Malone ended the year with 513.  She is the first A&T player to earn first-team All-MEAC honors since current assistant coach Arlene Mitchell did it in 2006.  She is the first player to be named All-MEAC since Avignon Williams was a second-team selection in 2007.

“We are really proud of AJ.  She has done a great job all year for us and it’s nice that other coaches recognized her efforts,” said A&T coach Hal Clifton. “I think being a freshman starting libero is very difficult.  She handled the pressure very well and was able to lead our defense and serve receive.  She is so athletic and quick and has a very sound technical game that is only going to get better.  Mentally, she has a high volleyball IQ and that helps her see things developing and then being able to put herself in the right place.”

Courtesy: NC A&T Sports Information
AJ was a 7-year member. She started with Jammers as a young 12’s back in 2005. [divider]

Coach Pi’s Senior Night!!!

Congratulations Coach Pi!!

Coach Pihana Kea is surrounded by Jammers as they celebrate her final home match. Coach Pi had 33 assists, 5 kills to help her HPU Sea Warriors defeat Division I CSU-Bakersfield 25-16, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22.[divider]



_MG_9768.CR2Our very own Coach Sonja and her Saint Francis Saints repeat as New City Nissan HHSAA Division II State Champs! They over came a two set deficit against Seabury Hall of Maui to win in five, 19-25, 19-25, 25-14, 25-19, 15-9. Our Pualehua Keola (Libero) was named to the New City Nissan HHSAA Division II Girls Volleyball All-Tournament Team!

Congratulations to Coach Sonja, Pualehua Keola, and Nysia Welsh.  Coach Sonja raises the championship trophy as Pua Keola (#17, Libero) and her team celebrate. _MG_9765.CR2Jammer 17s Middle Blocker Nysia Welsh and Libero Pua Keola pose with the championship trophy. In Division I action, Punahou edged Kamehameha in a 4-set thriller 25-15, 18-25, 25-16, 25-23. NysiaWelshCongratulations to our very own Kelci Keeno and Kelly Matthews (4 kills, 10 digs) as they also helped their team to repeat as New City Nissan HHSAA Division II State Champs!  We’d also like to congratulate Allie Yamashiro and Pikake Laumauna for their valiant effort with their Kamehameha team. Allie played an integral role as a Defensive Specialist, while Middle Blocker Pikake had 7 kills and 4 blocks.  _MG_9979.CR22013 New City Nissan HHSAA Division I State Champions.

Kelci Keeno with the championship trophy

Kelci Keeno with the championship trophy

[divider] Coach Pi’s Senior Night!!!

HPU Sea Warriors vs. CSU Bakersfield Road Runners Wednesday, November 7th Saint Andrew’s Priory 7:00pm

Coach Pihana Kea has been with Jammers VBC since she was a young 11’s playing with the 2002 Jammers 12’s. She is now a Senior at HPU and her Sea Warriors play their final home game this Wednesday, Nov. 7th at Saint Andrew’s Priory, 7:00pm. All Jammers are encouraged to go and support!!

2002 2012
 Here is Coach Pi as a young Jammers 12’s. They took 2nd Place at the 2002 Junior Olympics in Sandy City, Utah. Here is Coach Pi 10 years later. She is now a Senior setter for the 2012 HPU Sea Warriors!


  Click HERE to go to the HPU Sea Warriors Website!



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