Aberdeen

Head coach: Keith Bustin (first year)

2011 record: NA

Top returning players: Brionna Jones, Sr., (Hitter); Jimmia McCluskey, Sr., (Hitter)


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Key newcomers: Tatiana Gomez, Sr., (Setter)

Outlook: NA

Bel Air

Head coach: Tim Markland (fifth year)

2011 record: 12-6

Top returning players: Amanda Rodriguez, Jr., (Setter); Tia Williams, Sr., (Hitter); Jackie DeLuise, Sr., (Hitter); Celeste Roland, Sr.,(Hitter); Kendall Daley, Sr., (Libero); Kaila Gonzalez, Sr., (Hitter)

Key newcomers: Rien Hachmann, Jr., (Defensive specialist); Sarah Sherba, Jr., (Hitter); Lexi Malinowski, Jr., (Defensive specialist); Savannah Martel, Jr., (Defensive specialist)

Outlook: "This year we return eight seniors to our team with great experience and skill. Adding to this is a strong group of junior talent," coach Markland said. "The girls have prepared themselves physically for this season and realize the opportunities we have to do very well. Our team's success will be defined by how hard we train and prepare in practice as well as staying focused on keeping the team first mentality."

C. Milton Wright

Head coach: David Marzola (third year)

2011 record: 16-3

Top returners: Tori Smith, Jr., (Outside Hitter); Alyssa Horton, Sr., (Setter); Jenna Buettner, Sr., (Defensive specialist)

Key newcomers: Haleigh Plummer, Jr., (Middle Hitter)

Outlook: This year's C. Milton Wright team is focused and looking forward to moving back into the Chesapeake Division after a great run last year. The Mustangs have six returning players including All-County outside hitter Smith. These six players along with four players up from Junior Varsity and one newcomer will make for a good season. Coach Marzola realizes he lost a lot of height from last year's team, however, the athletic potential of this team will make the season exciting.

Edgewood

Head coach: Beth Brown (second year)