Four Concordia High School Volleyball Players Recognized as All-NCKL Picks in 2017

By Toby Nosker
KNCK Sports Director

Four members of the Concordia High School Volleyball team have been recognized this year by the coaches in the North Central Kansas League as All-NCKL players. Concordia Seniors Cydney Bergmann, Laken Schroeder and Jessica Williams were named to the 2017 ALL-NCKL First-Team, while Senior Natalie Vines is a 2017 ALL-NCKL Honorable Mention selection.

The Concordia High School Volleyball team concluded their 2017 season at 35-5 on the year and 9-1 in NCKL play.

Bergmann was the league leader in kills this season with 447 kills. She ranked third in the league in digs with 384 digs on the year. Cydney was third in the NCKL in blocks with 74 blocks on the year, she was fourth in the NCKL in hitting efficiency and she was sixth in the league in passing efficiency. She was also sixth in the league in serving percentage at 95.0%.

Schroeder led the NCKL in assists with 906 assists on the year. She was also third in the NCKL in setting efficiency at 99.4%, and she finished fourth in the league in serving percentage at 95.6%. Laken was sixth in the league in digs with 313 digs on the year.

Williams was second in the NCKL in blocks with 88 blocks this season. Jessica was also fourth in the NCKL in kills with 346 kills on the year, and she concluded the 2017 season with the second-best hitting efficiency in the league. She also finished seventh in the league in digs with 310 digs on the year.

Vines finished fifth in the NCKL in total digs with 324 this season. She was also ranked second on the team in serving aces with 30 aces this season.

2017 ALL-NCKL Team:
Cydney Bergmann, Sr. Concordia
Laken Schroeder, Sr. Concordia
Jessica Williams, Sr. Concordia
Jensen Roth, Sr. Abilene
Jaden Walters, Sr. Abilene
Hannah Willey, Jr. Abilene
Sydney Marshall, Jr. Chapman
Peyton Suther, Soph. Chapman
Hannah Ferguson, Sr. Clay Center
Nicole Franco, Jr. Marysville
Amber Hildenbrand, Sr. Wamego
Lawson Rowden, Sr. Wamego

2017 ALL-NCKL Honorable Mention:
Natalie Vines, Sr. Concordia
Turner Alderson, Jr. Abilene
McKenna Kirkpatrick, Soph.Chapman
Hailey Franson, Jr. Clay Center
Shalynn Brown, Jr. Marysville
Victoria Pettay, Jr. Wamego