Volleyball

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Mr. Chad Rakers
Assistant Coaches: Ms. Samantha Bedard, Ms. Alyssa Hitpas, Ms. Laura Thole and Mr. Adam Toennies

IHSA Accomplishments
1987, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2001 Class A and 2010 and 2011 Class 3A State Champions
2009 Class 3A State Runner-Up
2014 Class 3A Third Place

Additional Website Mater Dei Lady Knights Volleyball

2016 - 2017 Volleyball Schedule

DateOpponentTimeLocation
* Parent - Senior Night
August 25Mascoutah6:15 pmHome
August 27St. Francis Borgia Tournament (Washington, MO)tbaAway
August 30Triad6:15 pmHome
September 2 & 3Edwardsville TournamenttbaAway
September 6O'Fallon6:15 pmAway
September 8Belleville West6:15 pmHome
September 17Central (Breese)1:00 pmAway
September 19Marquette (Alton)6:15 pmHome
September 20St. Joseph's Academy (St. Louis, MO)4:30 pmAway
September 22Cor Jesu (St. Louis, MO)6:15 pmHome
September 24Edwardsville Tournament (Fr & JV)tbaAway
September 27Belleville East6:00 pmAway
September 30 & October 1Belleville East TournamenttbaAway
October 4Gibault (Waterloo)6:30 pmHome
October 6Alton6:30 pmHome
October 11Althoff (Belleville) *6:30 pmHome
October 13Highland6:30 pmAway
October 17Edwardsville6:15 pmAway
October 20Nashville6:15 pmAway
October 21 & 22Quincy Notre Dame TournamenttbaAway

Latest News for Volleyball

Seniors Announce Intent to Play Collegiate Athletics

(from left) Sydney Engelhart, Logan Braundmeier and Erica Hitpas

(from left) Sydney Engelhart, Logan Braundmeier and Erica Hitpas announce their intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Congratulations to seniors Logan Braundmeier, Sydney Engelhart and Erica Hitpas on the announcement of their intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level!  Logan will play softball for the Murray State University Racers, Sydney will play softball for the St. Ambrose University Fighting Bees, and Erica will play volleyball for the Western Illinois University Fighting Leathernecks.

Mater Dei Volleyball Reunion

On December 26, in conjunction with the first night of the Holiday Tournament and Hospitality Night at Aviston Legion, the Mater Dei volleyball program will host its annual MD volleyball reunion. The evening will start at 8:30 p.m. Past and present players and parents are invited. This is an opportunity to stay in contact or get in contact with former teammates. Past volleyball player jerseys are available for the players and or parents to have for whatever value they place on them. The proceeds from the jersey sales will go to the volleyball program.

Pep Club News

MD volleyball coach Chad Rakers, far right, appreciated the spirit MD students and seniors Logan Gerstner (gorilla), Mike Martz, Adam Etter, and Alex Gebke brought to the volleyball match vs. Central, which was designated Costume Day.

Bedard Plays in All Star Game

MDVB setter Samantha Bedard was awarded the MVP trophy at the Sports Town Chicago High School Girl’s All-Star Volleyball Game.

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