GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Orlandini sets the pace

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Above: Flintridge Sacred Heart setter Sam Orlandini was instrumental in leading the Tologs to the CIF-SS Division I-A championship match against Harvard-Westlake.

Player of the Year: Sam Orlandini
School: Flintridge Sacred Heart
Grade: Senior
Position: Setter
Notable: Orlandini helped the Tologs reach the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A championship match against Mission League rival Harvard-Westlake. The senior controlled her team’s offense and always found a way to get the ball to the open hitter. Orlandini had 1,194 assists this season, finishing with 4,263 in her career. Orlandini was named the Mission League’s Most Valuable Player and earned first-team All-CIF honors. She handed out a season-high 52 assists in a playoff victory over Notre Dame Academy. Orlandini will attend Cal State Northridge in the fall and will play on the Matadors’ volleyball team.
Quotable: “It’s amazing! We hadn’t been to the finals since 2002 and I was glad I could lead my team back to the finals.”

Coach of the Year: Shelli Orlandini, Flintridge Sacred Heart

First Team
OH: Katie Condon, Flintridge Sacred Heart, Sr.
OH: Susan Carlson, Mayfield, Jr.
OH: Stephanie Stillman, Arcadia, Sr.
OH: Teanna Robinson, Maranatha, Jr.
OH: Courtney McCutchan, La Caada, So.
LIBERO: Jenna Orlandini, Flintridge Sacred Heart, Jr.

Second Team
MB: Camile Coffey, Flintridge Sacred Heart, Fr.
OH: Tiffany Horton, Rio Hondo Prep, Jr.
OH: Katie Baumgarten, South Pasadena, Sr.
OH: Rachel Aragon, Mayfield, Sr.
OH: Tirah Le’au, Monrovia, Fr.
OH: Morgan Ma, San Gabriel, Sr.

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Above: Star-News player of the year, Sam Orlandini. Reprints of the page can be purchased by visiting our website.

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