Lea Klooster honored as Volleyball All-MIAA First Team

Lea Klooster honored as Volleyball All-MIAA First Team

Alma Sr. MH Lea Klooster (Jenison/Jenison) was named to the Volleyball All-MIAA First Team for her efforts during the Scots' 2013 season.

Klooster, a four-year contributor, finished this campaign with 269 kills (1st on team), 292 digs (2nd of team), 14 blocked shots (1st on team), 50 block assists (2nd on team) and 49 assists (3rd on team).

As a team, Alma finished the year with an overall record of 13-14 and were 8-8 in the MIAA. The Scots missed the league tournament for the first time in six years due to losing the third and fourth place tiebreakers.

All-MIAA First Team
Megan Rietema, Calvin**** (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)
Maggie Kamp, Calvin* (sophomore from Orland Park, Ill./Chicago Christian HS)
Jenna Grasmeyer, Hope*** (junior from Jenison/Hudsonville Unity Christian HS)
Courtney Earles, Hope* (senior from Kentwood/East Kentwood HS)
Lauren Hazekamp, Hope* (sophomore from Fruitport/Fruitport HS)
Kati Schneider, Saint Mary's** (junior from East Sparta, Ohio/Canton South HS)
Lea Klooster, Alma* (senior from Jenison/Jenison HS)
Kristen Zietse, Calvin* (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)

All-MIAA Second Team

Mari Schoolmaster, Hope (senior from Portage/Portage Central HS)
Laura Danhoff, Calvin (freshman from Willard, Ohio/Willard HS)
Carly Searles, Trine (junior from Levering/Petoskey HS)
Logan Horejsi, Kalamazoo (freshman from White Lake/Farmington Hills Mercy HS)
Emily Crowe, Calvin (junior from Granger, Ind./Mishawaka Penn HS)
Emma Braun, Olivet (junior from Ann Arbor/Pioneer HS)
Amy VanderStoep, Hope (junior from Holland/West Ottawa HS)
Katie Hecklinski, Saint Mary's (sophomore from South Bend, Ind./St. Joseph HS)

* - Denotes number of years All-MIAA First Team

Most Valuable Player

Megan Rietema, Calvin (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS) 

Defensive Player of the Year

Kristen Zietse, Calvin (senior from Grand Rapids/GR Christian HS)

Freshman of the Year

Laura Danhoff, Calvin (freshman from Willard, Ohio/Willard HS)