Lehman High School graduate Ellie Cain is off to an outstanding start as the setter at the University of Tennessee-Martin.
Cain is a sophomore at the Division 1 school after leading Columbus State to the national semifinals last season.
So far this season, she had 13 assists in a loss to Coastal Carolina, 36 assists and 13 digs in a 3-1 win over Citadel, 21 assists and seven digs against Georgia Tech, 36 assists and 11 digs against Siena, 29 assists against McNeese State, and 45 assists, 15 digs and four blocks in a win over Ole Miss.
On the season, she has 180 assists and is second on the team in digs with 54.
Meg Reineke, New Knoxville — Reineke continued to play well at Sinclair Community College in volleyball. This week, she had nine kills in a win over Jackson, 10 kills and seven digs in a loss to Schoolcraft, 11 kills against Muskingum Community College, 15 kills and 23 digs in a win over Mercyhurst, and 21 kills and 19 digs against Columbus State.
Brett Bey, Versailles — Bey is a 5-11 sophomore hitter/setter at Columbus State, and has enjoyed an excellent season so far. Against Ancilla, Bey finished with 38 assists and 18 digs, and against Wallace State Community College, she had eight kills, 19 assists and 12 digs. Against Macomb Community College, she had seven kills, 19 assists and 12 digs, and against Vincennes, she had seven kills and 25 assists.
She then had 14 kills, 24 assists, nine digs and two aces against Moraine Valley Community College, and eight kills, 25 assists, 10 digs and eight total blocks against Sinclair.
On the season, Bey has 243 assists, 91 digs, 59 kills, and 40 total blocks, including 11 solos.
Ashley Borchers, Russia — Borchers returns as the setter for the Ohio Northern women’s volleyball team, and got the season started with a good performance in a loss to Denison. She finished with five kills, 32 assists and 20 digs.
Abby Rohrbach, New Knoxville — Rohrbach is playing volleyball at Bluffton and had nine digs for her team in a 3-1 win over Ohio Wesleyan this week.
Lauren Roetgerman, Minster — Roetgerman is a teammate of Reineke’s at Sinclair and in action this week, she had seven kills and five digs against Columbus State, six kills against Schoolcraft and five kills against Jackson College.
Claire Heitkamp, Marion Local — Heitkamp also plays for Ohio Northern in volleyball and had four solo blocks and four kills against Denison.
Taylor Winner, Versailles — Winner plays at Northwestern Ohio and had six kills against Asbury and five kills against Indiana-East.
Rachel Kremer, Versailles — Kremer plays volleyball at Wright State and had seven digs for the Lady Raiders in a game against Niagara.
Reach Ken Barhorst at 937-638-4818