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2013 Star Times all-area girls volleyball team
The Seattle Times all-area Star Times volleyball team features athletes chosen from schools in King and Snohomish counties, or in the Metro and WesCo leagues.
How the Star Times teams are selected
Star Times all-area teams are chosen after the regular season by Seattle Times reporters, freelancers and editors. Selections must be from schools in King and Snohomish counties, or in Metro and WesCo.
History of Star Times
This marks the 36th year of Star Times, which started in the fall of 1978 with all-area football teams and was named with a nod toward the film “Star Wars”.
Everett, S, Sr.
Wentworth stood out as the area’s top player at her position with her quick, accurate sets, timely attacks and solid defense as the Seagulls made a strong playoff run. The two-time, All-WesCo 3A first-team selection has signed with Hawaii Pacific University.
Seattle Prep, OH, Sr.
When the Panthers needed a big point, Burnett was clearly their go-to player, earning her MVP honors in the tough Metro League Mountain Division. A four-year state veteran, her coach calls her one of the most complete players in the state as she logged 361 kills and 240 digs.
Kentwood, OH, Sr.
The 6-foot-2 Hackett stood out on a talented Kentwood team that placed fourth in the 4A state tournament, landing on the all-tourney team. The four-year starter set school records for kills (31) and aces (11) and was voted MVP in the SPSL North. She signed with California Baptist University.
Snohomish, OH, Sr.
Reagan, who committed to Oregon State as a sophomore, is a two-time Star Times selection known for her leaping ability that allows her to play much bigger than 5-9. She has put up staggering career numbers, including 1,368 kills (.518 hitting percentage), 724 digs, 177 aces and 91 solo blocks.
Newport, OH, Sr.
The 6-foot-4 WSU recruit played big in leading the Knights from Bellevue to a best-ever fourth-place showing at the 4A state tournament this season, earning all-tourney honors to go with her KingCo MVP award. She finished with 342 kills, 205 digs, 77 aces and 28 blocks to return to the Star Times team.
Mercer Island, OH, Sr.
After the Islanders just missed their first 3A state title last season, the 6-2 Lindquist led them to the top to cap a standout career. She slammed 35 of her 460 kills in the championship match and was the clear tournament MVP. The three-time All-KingCo choice (co-MVP this year) is headed to Dartmouth.
Emily Anne Owen
Skyline, L, Sr.
Tabbed the Defensive Player of the Year in KingCo 4A, Owen helped fuel the Sammamish school’s third straight trip to state and seventh-place finish. She had 335 digs with a 2.16 serve-receive average and added 31 aces. Voted team captain and most inspirational.
Coach of the Year
Angie McKinnell, Eastside Catholic
McKinnell, in her second season, guided the Crusaders back to the 3A state tournament after a one-year absence and was a source of inspiration to the team as a six-time cancer survivor, undergoing surgery and treatment during the season without skipping a beat.
By Sandy Ringer