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Super Six Volleyball Bios

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Miller Howard

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Selected first-team All-County by the Daily Post after posting 386 kills, 232 digs and 79 service aces last year

-- Being recruited by several college programs, including Birmingham Southern and Georgia College and State University

Favorite athlete: Misty May-Treanor

Favorite movie: "Anchorman"

Favorite music artist: Mumford and Sons

Summer club team: GA5

Twitter handle: milliehow

Coach Vanessa Henry's comment: "I told her to expect the ball more this year. She's hitting harder and hitting smarter. At first we looked at Miller as a setter, (but) she's grown into hitter. She enjoys it, which is one of the things that makes her good at it."


MaTia Hughes

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post as a libero with 382 digs and 107 service aces last season

-- Named All-Area 7-AAAAA by the areas coaches last season

-- Being recruited by Penn, Rutgers, UC Santa Cruz, among others

Favorite athlete: Kerri Walsh

Favorite movie: "Takers"

Favorite music artist: Beyonce

Summer club team: GA5

Twitter handle: N/A

Coach Vanessa Henry's comment: "She has really good court awareness, which is really big for a setter. It's kind of easy for her to fit in the setter position. She's just learning the hitters now, and she's picked up on that pretty quickly. ... She's definitely stepped up to the challenge. She has become a complete player."


Kaitlyn Lattimer

School: Mill Creek

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named First-Team All-County by the Daily Post last season-- Led all Gwinnett setters with 919 assists last season and set new Mill Creek school record

-- Also added 152 digs, 14 blocks and a .930 serve percentage

-- Being recruited by several Division II and NAIA college programs

Favorite athlete: Drew Brees

Favorite movie: "Madagascar"

Favorite music artist: Maroon 5

Summer club team: GA5

Twitter handle: kmlattimer

Coach's comment: "Kaitlyn is a hard worker and loves the game of volleyball. More importantly, she loves playing the game with her friends and really enjoys her time with them. She has improved so much in the past 3 years from the time I saw her pick up a volleyball when she was a freshman. It has been awesome to watch her skills develop."


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Jennifer Miller

School: Wesleyan

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Selected to the Daily Post's second-team All-County team last season with 545 digs as the Wolves' libero

-- Also named first-team All-Area 4-AA/A and was selected to the coaches' All-State team in Class AA/A a year ago

-- Has offer to walk on at TCU, but is also being recruited by several other colleges

Favorite athlete: Gabby Douglas

Favorite movie: "How To Train Your Dragon"

Favorite music artist: Incubus

Summer club team: A5

Twitter handle: jenmill9

Coach Ted Russell's comment: "Jennifer is a fierce competitor and a leader by example on the court. Her skill set is such that she could play any position for our team and be one of our best players in that role. ... She is that vital piece of the puzzle that allows us to be creative in our offensive options due to her handling the majority of first contacts."


Maggie Roper

School: Buford

Class: Junior

Noteworthy:

-- Second-team All-County selection by the Daily Post the last two seasons

-- All-Area selection by area coaches the past two seasons

-- Posted team-highs with 383 kills and 83 service aces last season and added 272 digs

-- Owns Buford school match and season records for most killsFavorite athlete: Kerri Walsh

Favorite movie: "Batman"

Favorite music artist: Usher

Summer club team: Prolink Atlanta

Twitter handle: maggie_roper

Coach's comment: "She hits the ball hard. She plays all year-round, so each year, she comes back stronger from the year before. She's kind of quiet on the court, but she leads by her play."


Kristina Stinson

School: North Gwinnett

Class: Senior

Noteworthy:

-- Named preseason Super Six as a junior last season

-- Named second-team All-County by the Daily Post and honorable mention All-State by the state's coaches last season

-- Had 404 kills with 124 service aces, 130 digs and 42 blocks a year ago

-- MVP of the 2011 Collins Hill Classic

-- Verbally committed to play college volleyball at Georgia State

Favorite athlete: Kerri Walsh Jennings

Favorite movies: "Bridesmaids" and "Titanic"

Favorite music artist: One Direction

Summer club team: A5 18-1

Twitter handle: krissystizzle

Coach Vanessa Henry's comment: "Right now, Kristina is fired up and playing better than ever. She's another one who's improved physically (throughout her career) ."

Comments

Gary 1 year, 8 months ago

Congratulations to Miller, MaTia, Kristina, for being named to The Super Sixth Volleyball Players, as selected by The Gwinnett Daily Post! May you three with your senior leadership and past experience lead your teammates on the Varsity Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team, coached by Coach Henry and her assistant Coach Howard to successfully defend your 2012 Area 7-5A championship and reached the top in the state playoffs! Go Lady Bulldogs!

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