Old Mill, setter, senior
After sitting out last year when she transferred from Broadneck, Beans will be a force for the Patriots. A versatile player who can play any position, the Patriots will need her leadership if they are to do well.
Glenelg, setter, senior
The quarterback of the Gladiators' offense, Girard played a supporting role last year to her sister Sarah, who graduated. How well she adjusts to being the team leader will tell a lot about how well Glenelg will do this season.
Notre Dame Prep, libero, senior
Maybe the best defensive player in the area, Kelly will lead a team that won the IAAM A Conference last year. Her court smarts will be a key factor in leading this experienced and deep team.
Severna Park, setter, senior
Kline shined for the Falcons last year as the spark plug that made their high-powered offense go en route to the state title. She will play volleyball at Eastern University next season.
Marriotts Ridge, hitter, senior
This outside hitter became a major factor down the stretch last season while leading the Mustangs to the Class 2A state semifinals. Her play will help determine whether Marriotts Ridge returns this season.
River Hill, hitter, senior
Her coach described Paci as a steadying influence on the team, and said she gives her heart and soul to volleyball. In addition to her great serve, she can play anywhere on the court and contribute.
Century, hitter, senior
The 6-foot-2 hitter will lead the Lions' offense this season. Her height and the style she plays make her hard to block. She is being heavily recruited by several schools, mostly in Division II and Division III.
Severna Park, hitter, senior
Register was a key part of a team that won the Class 4A state title last season. A powerful player with tons of experience, she will lead the offense for the area's best team. She will play volleyball at Muhlenberg next season.
Liberty, hitter, senior
Shatto is the unquestioned leader of the Lions, and she never comes off the court. She has a tremendous vertical leap, and can score points from any position. Her coach says she leads by example.
St. Paul's, hitter, senior
A leader by example on and off the court, Tucker will provide much of the offense for the Gators. Her competitive nature and powerful kills will be key this season if the Gators are to do well in the tough A Conference.