Boyette Named to 2016 North Star Volleyball Preseason Team

Boyette Named to 2016 North Star Volleyball Preseason Team

MADISON, S.D. – Dickinson State University Senior, Danielle Boyette, is representing the Blue Hawks on the 2016 North Star Athletic Association Volleyball Preseason Team, announced by the conference office Tuesday.

Boyette received NSAA 2nd Team All-Conference recognition in 2015.

Preseason favorite Viterbo (Wis.) and Jamestown (N.D.) each had four recipients on the 17-member preseason team.  Dakota State (S.D.) has two athletes on the list, while Valley City State (N.D.) and Dickinson State (N.D.) each recorded one recipient on the preseason team.

The 2016 volleyball season kicks off on Wednesday as Viterbo travels to California to take on Hope International (Calif.) before playing four matches in the Biola (Calif.) Summer Slam Friday and Saturday.  The conference season gets underway on Sept. 13 with Valley City State hosting Dakota State.

Below is the complete list of the 2016 North Star Athletic Association Volleyball Preseason Team:

2016 North Star Athletic Association Volleyball Preseason Team

Position

Name

Year

School

MH

Natalie Geidel $%

Junior

Viterbo (Wis.)

MH

Madison Wendel $

Junior

Jamestown (N.D.)

S

Amelia Grahn $

Junior

Viterbo (Wis.)

L

Nicole Warren $

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

OH

Sara Biermaier $

Senior

Viterbo (Wis.)

RS

Heather Bachman $

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

OH

Carly Rozell $@

Junior

Dakota State (S.D.)

RS

Emilee Wiersma $

Junior

Viterbo (Wis.)

L

Taylor Holz $

Junior

Bellevue (Neb.)

MH

Tessa Weeldreyer #

Senior

Dakota State (S.D.)

L

Jaycee George #

Senior

Valley City State (N.D.)

OH

Rachel Wald #

Junior

Bellevue (Neb.)

MH/RS

Kaitlin Anderson #@

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

S

Danielle Boyette #

Senior

Dickinson State (N.D.)

OH

Pakalana Helekahi

Senior

Bellevue (Neb.)

S

Verenice Chaparro

Senior

Bellevue (Neb.)

$ - 2015 NSAA Volleyball First Team All-Conference
# - 2015 NSAA Volleyball Second Team All-Conference
% - 2015 NSAA Volleyball Most Valuable Performer & Offensive Player-of-the-Year
& - 2015 NSAA Volleyball Setter-of-the-Year
@ - 2014 NSAA Volleyball Second Team All-Conference


Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director