Volleyball Provides Amettis And Mohesky For 2022 Season

Jap Illinois volleyball will report back to fall camp within the coming weeks with the 2022 season opener set for Saturday, Aug. 20 with a house exhibition match towards Missouri St. Louis. Third yr head coach Sarah Thomas has added a number of new faces to the Panthers line-up as they get set to return to the courtroom.

Set to hitch EIU this fall are exterior hitters Lilli Amettis and Tori Mohesky.

Amettis (5’9″) is an out of doors hitter from Forsyth, Illinois that performed at Maroa Forsyth Excessive College and membership volleyball for Illini Elite. As a senior she was named the Macon County Participant of the Yr whereas incomes first staff All-Convention honors . She would end her prep profession with 364 kills and 216 digs serving as staff captain as a senior. Amettis was named to 2 in-season All-Event groups throughout her senior marketing campaign. Named the staff MVP as a senior, Amettis helped information Maroa -Forsyth to a Regional Championship because the staff reached the IHSA Class 2A Tremendous Sixteen dropping within the sectional finals.A flexible athlete, Amettis lettered in each basketball and observe advancing to the IHSA Class 1A State Observe Championships within the 300 meter hurdles and on two relay groups.Her 4×100 relay staff positioned second within the state.

“Lilli’s success as a multi-sport athlete brings an unbelievable dimension of motor expertise, dynamism, and flexibility,” mentioned Thomas. “I’m thrilled in regards to the depth that she is going to present in each pins. It’s thrilling so as to add one other native expertise to our program.”

Mohesky (5’11”) is an out of doors hitter from Breese, Illinois that performed at Mater Dei Catholic Excessive College and membership volleyball for Rockwood Thunder. Mohesky led her highschool staff to 34 wins as a senior because the staff completed fourth on the IHSA Class 2A State Championship. She collected 475 kills and 295 digs as a senior incomes first staff All-State honors. Mohesky capped her prep profession with greater than 1,000 kills ending because the profession and single season report holder for kills at Mater Dei Catholic. As a sophomore she helped lead the varsity to a state runner-up end whereas posting an undefeated report throughout a COVID shortened junior season. Throughout her senior yr Mohesky was named to the All-Event staff at 4 in-season tournaments together with on the Effingham Crossroads Traditional the place she led the staff to a event championship. On the membership stage Mohesky helped lead her staff to a primary place end on the Boston Volleyball Competition with a second place end on the JVA World Cha wait. Her membership staff added third place finishes on the USA 18 Open Nationals and Winter Volleyball Championship.

“Tori comes from a profitable background on her highschool and membership staff,” mentioned Thomas. “Profitable an IHSA state volleyball championship and a number of open stage membership tournaments, her capacity to know what it takes to win is a excessive stage addition to our program!”

EIU might be saying its last two incoming gamers subsequent Thursday because the Panthers report for fall camp. Final week EIU introduced the addition of setter Catalina Rochaix (5’9″) and center blocker Kate Dean (6’3″).

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