Wisconsin Volleyball POY: M.E. Dodge

Wisconsin Volleyball POY: M.E. Dodge

Gatorade State Player of the Year

Wisconsin Volleyball POY: M.E. Dodge

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The Gatorade State Volleyball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 season. Each winner also demonstrated high academic achievement and exemplary personal character, including volunteerism, sportsmanship and community leadership.

For the list of the other 2015-16 Gatorade State Volleyball POY’s, click here.

THE WINNER: M.E. Dodge

THE BASICS

School: East Troy (Wis.)
Grade: Senior
Position: Outside hitter
Height: 5-foot-11

Athletic achievement: She recorded 670 kills, 428 digs and 43 service aces while posting a kill percentage of .486 and leading the Trojans (32-10) to the Division 2 state final this past season. A three-time First Team All-State selection, Dodge was named the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s All-Area Player of the Year.

Academic excellence: Dodge has maintained a 3.50 GPA.

Exemplary character: A member of the National Honor Society and the Future Business Leaders of America, she has volunteered locally on behalf of a nursing home and animal shelter in addition to donating her time as a youth volleyball coach.

THE PRAISE

“M.E. Dodge is hands down the most complete player that I have coached against in many, many years,” said Charlie Berg, head coach at Westosha Central High. “She can do it all. She plays with a certain flair and smooth flow in her game. She is also a fine classy young lady with no arrogance in her. She is respectful to her coaches, teammates and everyone who has any connection with her.”

THE FUTURE: Dodge has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball on scholarship at the University of Wisconsin in the fall of 2016.

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