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Glenbard West girls volleyball

2013 season

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Photo courtesy of Christine Mayer

Thanks 2013 Hilltoppers
For a Great Season!
34-4 record
WSC Silver,
Regional champs!

2013 Class 4A state finals

At Redbird Arena, Normal

Saturday, Nov. 16

State championship
Benet Academy def. Mother McAuley 25-22, 25-19

Third place
New Trier def. Crystal Lake South 22-25, 25-17-25-13

Friday, Nov. 15

State semifinals
Benet Academy def. Crystal Lake South 25-22, 25-18
Mother McAuley def. New Trier 32-30, 22-25, 25-15

St. Charles East Super-Sectional

Saturday, Nov. 9

New Trier def. Geneva 25-19, 25-21

Class 4A Geneva Sectional

Tuesday, Nov. 5

(4) Geneva (28-9) def. (1) GLENBARD WEST (34-4) 25-20, 25-21

(2) St. Charles North (31-5) def. (3) St. Charles East (31-7) 25-19, 25-22

Thursday, Nov. 7

Sectional championship -- (4) Geneva (29-9) def. (2) St. Charles North (31-6) 21-25, 25-22, 25-22

Class 4A New Trier Sectional

Tuesday, Nov. 5

(1) New Trier def. (5) Niles West 25-16, 25-19

(2) Loyola Academy def. (3) Maine South 21-25, 25-12, 25-14

Thursday, Nov. 7

Sectional championship -- (1) New Trier def. (2) Loyola Academy 25-18, 25-17

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(Photos courtesy of Lilly Soukup, Julie DeMaar and Claudia Leland)

REGIONAL CHAMPIONS!
(Glenbard West def. Schaumburg 25-21, 25-13)
Natalie Schilling 15 kills, 2 aces, 8 service points, 2 blocks
Meg DeMaar 10 digs, 3 assists
Alison Burelbach 6 kills, 4 digs, 2 aces, 4 service points
Katie Ball 5 kills, ace, 4 service points
Abby Winkler 18 assists, 4 digs, ace, 9 service points
Kate Wagner 9 assists, 4 digs
Caroline Leland 3 kills
Caroline Jenkins 2 blocks, kill

Daily Herald: Glenbard West knocks off Schaumburg

Schaumburg match statistics

Video interviews on regional title

Kate Wagner, Alison Burelbach, Natalie Schilling

Caroline Jenkins, Meg DeMaar, Katie Ball

Class 4A West Chicago Regional

Monday, Oct. 28

7 p.m.: (15) Glenbard North def. (17) Streamwood 25-12, 25-23

Tuesday, Oct. 29

(No. 1 seed in Geneva Sectional) GLENBARD WEST def. (15) Glenbard North 25-14, 25-14

(8) Schaumburg def. (9) West Chicago 25-16, 25-18

Thursday, Oct. 31

Regional final -- (1) GLENBARD WEST def. (8) Schaumburg 25-21, 25-13

Congratulations Hilltoppers!
Daily Herald All-DuPage County Team

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DeMaar

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Schilling

Meg DeMaar
Natalie Schilling

Daily Herald: DuPage County All-Area team (10/1)

2013 Latest news/Video links

From the Back Row blog: Hilltoppers improve from No. 74 to 69 in Prepvolleyball.com's Century Club National Rankings (11/3)

Daily Herald: DuPage County All-Area team (11/1) -- DeMaar and Schilling honored

Daily Herald: Glenbard West knocks off Schaumburg (11/1)

Video interviews on regional title

Kate Wagner, Alison Burelbach, Natalie Schilling

Caroline Jenkins, Meg DeMaar, Katie Ball

(1) Glenbard West beats (8) Schaumburg 25-21, 25-13, wins West Chicago Regional title

(1) Glenbard West beats (15) Glenbard North 25-14, 25-14 and will play (8) Schaumburg at 6 p.m. Thursday (10/31) in West Chicago Regional final

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers rise to No. 3 in Chicago-area rankings (10/29)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers remain No. 2 in Top 20 area rankings (10/28)

Video: Seniors share their memories and highlights of Glenbard West volleyball

Follow the Hilltoppers in the Class 4A playoffs on the State Tournament page!

Chicago Sun-Times: Glenbard West completes perfect run through WSC Silver (10/22)

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers move up to No. 5 in Chicago- area rankings (10/22)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers remain No. 2 in Top 20 area rankings (10/21)

Glenbard West second
at Autumnfest Classic

Daily Herald: Glenbard West feels good about showing (10/19)

Autumnfest team pools

Autumnfest Friday-Saturday schedule

Gold/Championship bracket schedule

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers move up to No. 7 in Chicago- area rankings (10/15)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers move to No. 2 in Top 20 area rankings (10/14)

Northwestern's Caleigh Ryan named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week (10/14)

Regional/sectional pairings posted on State tournament menu page (10/11)

Hilltoppers receive No. 1 seed for Class 4A Geneva Sectional -- pairings to be released Friday (10/10)

Video interview on winning Silver title:

Caroline Jenkins, Abby Winkler, Meg DeMaar and Caroline Leland

Hilltoppers clinch outright WSC Silver title!
Defeat Downers Grove North 14-25, 25-19, 25-19

Watch the Downers Grove North match on NFHS Network

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers remain No. 8 in Chicago- area rankings (10/8)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers remain No. 3 in Top 20 area rankings (10/7)

Senior Teacher Recognition Night page (10/3)

Watch the Morton match on NFHS Network

Meg DeMaar Suburban Life Athlete of the Week profile (10/3)

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers up to No. 8 in Chicago- area rankings (10/1)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers remain No. 3 in Top 20 area rankings (9/30)

Hilltoppers def. Willowbrook 25-21, 25-10; now 21-2 overall (9/30)

Daily Herald: Hilltoppers up to No. 3 in this week's area rankings (9/24)

Daily Herald: Glenbard West wins eighth staright (9/24)

Video interviews
after victory over Palatine

Caroline Jenkins, Katie Ball

Hilltoppers defeat Palatine 25-13, 25-16

Northwestern's Caleigh Ryan named Big Ten Setter and Freshman of the Week (9/23)

Video interviews
after victory over LT

Caroline Jenkins, Katie Ball

Freshman A team wins
Glenbard East Invite (9/14)
TEAM PHOTO on
Home and Photo pages

Daily Herald: St. Francis wins Crossroads Classic (9/15)

Daily Herald: Burelbach enjoys her chance to shine (9/11)

Video interview on OPRF match:

Kate Wagner, Natalie Schilling

Video interviews on Marist match:

Caroline Jenkins, Meg DeMaar, Katie Ball

Glenbard West defeats Marist 25-22, 25-23 (9/9)

Northwestern's Caleigh Ryan named to Wildcat Classic all-tournament team (9/8)

Glenbard West Invitational brackets released (9/9)

Glenbard West sophomore team wins Glenbard South Tournament! (9/7)

Sept. 7 Glenbard South Sophomore Tournament Information (8/30)

GWGirlsVB Video: Caroline Jenkins, Meg DeMaar and Katie Ball discuss the season-opening victory and 2013 team goals (8/27)

Chicago Sun-Times: Hilltoppers No. 9 in pre-season rankings (8/23)

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Photo courtesy of Christine Mayer

Katie Ball, Abby Winkler, Caroline Leland, Caroline Jenkins, Meg DeMaar

Senior Night
October 24
Glenbard West def. Downers South 
25-13, 26-24

Finish season undefeated (13-0) at home for second year in a row!

Video: Seniors share their memories and highlights of Glenbard West volleyball

Click here to read the senior profiles!

Downers Grove South match statistics

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Photo courtesy of Christine Mayer

Congratulations Hilltoppers!
SECOND PLACE
Autumnfest Classic

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DeMaar

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Schilling


All-Tournament selections
Meg DeMaar
Natalie Schilling





INVITATIONAL RESULTS
Mother McAuley def. Glenbard West 25-10, 25-13 (championship)
Glenbard West def. Crystal Lake South 20-25, 25-20, 25-20 (semifinals)
Glenbard West def. Benet 25-17, 25-16 (quarterfinals)
Glenbard West def. Huntley 25-23, 25-13 (pool play)
Glenbard West def. West Aurora 25-15, 25-11 (pool play)

Daily Herald: Glenbard West feels good about showing (10/18)

Homecoming Parade 2013
(Photos courtesy of Claudia Leland)

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Northwestern's
Caleigh Ryan
named Big Ten
Freshman of the Week

Click here for Northwestern media services release (10/14)

Freshmen perfect nails
with coach Mastandrea

(Photo courtesy of Samantha Skirvin)

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Congratulations
Hilltoppers!
2013 outright WSC Silver champs!!
Video interview on winning Silver title:

Watch the Downers Grove North match on NFHS Network

Seniors' Teacher Recognition Night
Thursday, Oct. 3
vs. Morton

Click here to meet the honored teachers, read the seniors' reflections and see videos of their speeches

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Photo courtesy of Jim Ryan

Congratulations Hilltoppers!
CHAMPIONS
Glenbard West Invitational!

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DeMaar

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Burelbach

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Schilling


All-Tournament selections
Meg DeMaar (MVP)
Alison Burelbach
Natalie Schilling





INVITATIONAL RESULTS
Glenbard West def. Geneva 25-20, 24-26, 32-30 (championship)
Glenbard West def. Glenbard South 25-14, 25-11 (semifinals)
Glenbard West def. Crete-Monee 25-12, 25-11 (quarterfinals)
Glenbard West def. Morton 25-10, 25-8 (pool play)
Glenbard West def. Streamwood 25-10, 25-9 (pool play)

INVITATIONAL STATISTICS
Meg DeMaar: 76 digs, 7 aces
Alison Burelbach: 22 kills, 26 digs
Natalie Schilling: 45 kills, 25 digs
Kate Wagner: 66 assists
Abby Winkler: 62 assists
Katie Ball: 15 kills
Caroline Jenkins: 12 kills, 7 blocks

Geneva match statistics

Complete Glenbard West invitational stats (5 matches)

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Recent Results/
Upcoming matches

Thursday, Oct. 24

Glenbard West def. Downers Grove South 25-13, 26-24

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Glenbard West def. Hinsdale Central 25-16, 25-15

Saturday, Oct. 19

Autumnfest Classic
SECOND PLACE!
Glenbard West def. (3) Benet 25-17, 25-16 (quarterfinals)
Glenbard West def. (3) Crystal Lake South 20-25, 25-20, 25-20 (semifinals)
(1) Mother McAuley def. Glenbard West 25-10, 25-13(championship)

Friday, Oct. 18

Autumnfest Classic
Glenbard West def. West Aurora 25-15, 25-11 (pool play)
Glenbard West def. Huntley 25-23, 25-13 (pool play)

Autumnfest team pools

Autumnfest Friday-Saturday schedule

Thursday, Oct. 17

Glenbard West def. Addison Trail 25-10, 25-13

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Glenbard West def. Downers Grove North 14-25, 25-19, 25-19

Watch the Downers Grove North match on NFHS Network

Thursday, Oct. 10

Glenbard West def. Larkin, 25-14, 25-16

Natalie Schilling: 8 kills
Alison Burelbach: 7 kills, 4 digs
Caroline Jenkins: 6 kills, 4 blocks
Abby Winkler: 15 assists, 7 digs, 3 aces
Elise Kahn: 4 aces


Thursday, Oct. 3

Glenbard West def. Morton 25-13, 25-6
(Senior Teacher Recognition Night)

Natalie Schilling: 7 kills
Alison Burelbach: 4 kills, 7 digs, 6 service points
Caroline Jenkins: 4 kills, block
Abby Winkler: 4 kills, 5 assists, 4 digs
Kate Wagner: 10 assists, 2 aces, 8 service points
Katie Ball: 12 service points, 3 aces, 3 digs
Meg DeMaar: 2 aces, 4 digs
Kaitlyn Motel: 3 kills
Jaime Ryan: 4 assists
Abbey Matre: 3 digs

Morton match statistics

Watch the Morton match on NFHS Network

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Glenbard West def. York 25-14, 25-21

Monday Sept. 30

Glenbard West def. Willowbrook 25-21, 25-10
Natalie Schilling: 13 kills, 6 digs
Caroline Jenkins: 6 kills, 3 blocks
Alison Burelbach: 5 kills, 4 digs
Katie Ball: 4 kills, 17 service points, ace, 7 digs
Abby Winkler: 18 assists, 3 aces, 4 digs, 7 service points
Kate Wagner: 13 assists, 5 digsMeg DeMaar: 7 digs
Caroline Leland: 2 kills
Abbey Matre: 2 digs
Jamie Ryan: 2 digs

Willowbrook match statistics

2013 Individual match statistics

10/31: Schaumburg (W 25-21, 25-13 - regional final)

10/24: Downers Grove South (W 25-13, 26-24)

10/3: Morton (W 25-13, 25-6)

9/30: At Willowbrook (W 25-21, 25-10)

9/23: Palatine (W 25-16, 25-13)

9/17: Lyons Township (W 25-17, 25-15)

9/10: Oak Park-River Forest (W 25-18, 23-25, 25-17)

9/9: Marist (W 25-22, 25-23)

8/31: Montini (L 25-17, 25-18)

8/31: Wheaton North (W 25-22, 25-16)

8/31: Kaneland (W 19-25, 25-14, 25-15)

8/28: Oak Forest (W 25-4, 25-11)

8/28: St. Viator (W 25-9, 25-10)

8/27: West Chicago (W 25-21, 25-16)

2013 Varsity results

34-4 Overall record
6-0 West Suburban Conference Silver Division
13-0 Home 8-1 Away 13-3 Neutral

Tue. 8/27
WEST CHICAGO
W
25-21
25-16
.
Wed. 8/28
At Wheaton North Blue and Gold Tournament
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.
vs. St. Viator (Pool B play)
W
25-9
25-10
.
.
vs. Oak Forest (Pool B play)
W
25-4
25-11
.
Sat. 8/31
At Wheaton North Blue and Gold Tournament

Updated bracket after pool play

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.
vs. Kaneland
(quarterfinals)
W
19-25
25-14
25-15
.
vs. Wheaton North
(semifinals)
W
25-22
25-16
.
.
vs. Montini
(championship)
L
17-25
18-25
.
Thur. 9/5
At Trinity
W
25-11
25-12
.
Mon. 9/9
MARIST
W
25-22
25-23
.
Tues. 9/10
OAK-PARK RIVER FOREST*
W
25-18
23-25
25-17
Fri.    9/13
At Crossroads Classic
At Stewardson-Strasburg

Complete brackets

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vs. Owensboro Catholic (Pool C play)
W
25-16
25-22
.
.
vs. Normal University (Pool C play)
W
25-21
25-23
.
Sat. 9/14
At Crossroads Classic
At Stewardson-Strasburg
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.
.
Champaign Centennial
W
28-26
23-25
25-23
.
Chatard (Indianapolis, Ind.)
L
23-25
21-25
.
.
Henry Clay (Lexington, Ky.)
W
21-25
25-8
25-20
Tues. 9/17
LYONS TOWNSHIP*
W
25-17
25-15
.
Fri.    9/20
GLENBARD WEST INVITATIONAL

Complete brackets

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.
Streamwood (Pool A play)
W
25-10
25-9
.
.
Morton (Pool A play)
W
25-10
25-8
.
Sat. 9/21
GLENBARD WEST INVITATIONAL
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.
.
.
.
Crete-Monee (quarterfinals)
W
25-12
25-11
.
.
Glenbard South (semifinals)
W
25-14
25-11
.
.
Geneva (championship)
W
25-20
24-26
32-30
Mon. 9/23
PALATINE
W
25-13
25-16
.
Tues. 9/24
At Proviso West*
W
25-5
25-10
.
Mon. 9/30
At Willowbrook
W
25-21
25-10
.
Tues. 10/1
At York*
W
25-14
25-21
.
Thur. 10/3
MORTON
W
25-13
25-6
.
Tues. 10/8
DOWNERS GROVE NORTH*
W
14-25
25-19
25-19
Thur. 10/10
At Larkin
W
25-14
25-16
.
Thur. 10/17
At Addison Trail
W
25-10
25-13
.
Fri. 10/18
At Autumnfest Volleyball Classic
No. 6 seed

Autumnfest team pools

Autumnfest Friday-Saturday schedule

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(24) West Aurora
Pool 7 (at Glenbard West)
W
25-15
25-11
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(10) Huntley
Pool 7 (at Glenbard West)
W
25-23
25-13
.
Sat. 10/19
At Autumnfest Volleyball Classic

Gold/Championship bracket schedule

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vs. (2) Benet
quarterfinals (at Glenbard East)
W
25-17
25-16
.
.
vs. (3) Crystal Lake South
semifinals (at Glenbard East)
W
20-25
25-20
25=20
.
vs. (1) Mother McAuley
championship (at Glenbard East)
L
10-25
13-25
.
Tue. 10/22
At Hinsdale Central*
W
25-16
25-15
.
Thur. 10/24
DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH
W
25-13
26-24
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Class 4A
West Chicago Regional
(No. 1 Geneva Sectional seed)
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.
Tues. 10/29
vs. (15) Glenbard North
W
25-14
25-14
.
Thur. 10/31
vs. (8) Schaumburg
Regional final
W
25-21
25-13
.
.
Class 4A
Geneva Sectional
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.
Tues. 11/5
at (4) Geneva
Sectional semifinal
L
20-25
21-25
.

* - West Suburban Conference Silver Division match