2014 Recruiting Class

  • Jessica Aldrich - Setter/Opposite (Topeka, Kan.)

Washburn Rural High School
Coach McGovern: Jess has a drive to compete and desire to win that are apparent every time she steps on the court. Coming from such a successful high school program has given her the wisdom needed to transition to  collegiate competition.”

  • Mckenna Judge - Outside Hitter (Collinsville, Ill.)

Metro East Lutheran High School
Coach McGovern: “Mckenna is a strong 6-rotation player who will bring consistency to our offense. She is also very aggressive on defense and will be a welcome addition to our returning ball control players this fall.”

  • Laurel Dehn - Middle Hitter (Clinton, Mo.)

Clinton High School
Coach McGovern: “Laurel has a very quick armswing and her height and athleticism is a strong presence at the net. Having played the middle hitter position for many years, Laurel will come to Avila bringing needed front row experience."

  • Paige Dosch - Setter/DS (Raymore, Mo.)

Raymore Peculiar High School
Coach McGovern: “Paige comes to Avila with extensive setting and defensive experience. She has a great work ethic and has received extensive training from former Avila setting standout, Katelyn Frakes." 

  • Ariana Linnenbrink - Setter/DS (O'Fallon, Mo.)

Fort Zumwalt West High School
Coach McGovern: “Ariana’s speed and agility are what makes her such a competitive player. She has quick hands and strong knowledge of the game, both important assets for a setter.”

  • Olivia Stine - Outside Hitter (Kansas City, Mo.)

Saint Pius X High School
Coach McGovern: “Olivia has played for very competitive high school and club teams, giving her the high-level experience she will need at Avila. Her role as the ‘go-to’ player on her high school team has given her court sense and maturity." 

  • Megan Rhodes - Middle Hitter (Lee's Summit, Mo.)

Lee's Summit West High School
Coach McGovern: “Megan has incredible lateral speed and is a consistent defensive presence at the net. Although she missed her senior season with a shoulder injury, Megan has been training hard and will be a welcome addition in the middle hitter position.”






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