Class 4A Feature Athlete (Sept. 25)

Name: Sarah Hansen
High School: Pine-Richland
Grade: 12
Position: Defensive Specialist

Background Info: A 5-4 defensive specialist, Hansen has been in the varsity line-up since her junior year. Academically, she has achieved the highest honor roll every year of her high school career, and as a junior won the Business Department award. She currently plays in the right back position and posts solid and steady serve receive and defensive numbers, as well as a high ace percentage with her float serve.

Quotes from Pine-Richland coach Hanna Ayhan: "Sarah has done an incredible job stepping up as a senior this year. Her volleyball skills and contributions have greatly improved, along with her leadership capabilities. Sarah has a uniquely driven and positive attitude that has allowed for her teammates, as well as our coaching staff, to depend on her with regards to the team morale and mental side of the game. She's been playing very consistently this season and continues to serve as our team's emotional anchor."