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Illinois All-Star Game 2011

Satisfy your charitable holiday spirit by tuning in to SportsTownChicago.com this Saturday, December 1st for its 3rd annual High School Girls All-Star Volleyball Game. The nets will be set high as some of the best female volleyball athletes throughout Illinois will compete for fans, scouts, and the fight against breast cancer.

Founded by Peter Ferreri, Regional Program Director of the WISCRadioNetwork, and sponsored by the Illinois Center for Broadcasting, this year’s event is benefiting the American Cancer Society. The event has received full uniform and food sponsorships and all proceeds will be donated to support cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for those women in need. With multiple breast cancer survivors in his family, Ferreri emphasizes the significance of raising awareness for this cause.

Adding to the supporting and strengthening cause of women, these young athletes will be showcasing some of their finest skill on both the local and national stage, as live radio play-by-play and video streaming on the STC Internet radio station will cover the game. This highly competitive event will have every fan, high school coach, and athletic department in the state of Illinois, as well as college athletic departments with volleyball programs, fully engaged for top recruitment opportunities.

The event will take place at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. CT and the game begins at 7:00 p.m. CT so don’t miss some of the most powerful sets, spikes, and serves of the season for an equally powerful service initiatives.

Go to SportsTownChicago.com to watch or listen live.

This year’s teams rosters are as follows:

Team White
Coach: Jen Dejarld-Mother McAuley
Abby Luebbers-Mater Dei, libero
Sheila Doyle-Benet Academy, libero
Alysia Baznik-Naperville Central, outside hitter
Erienne Barry- St. Charles East, setter
Krista Brakauskas-Providence Catholic, setter
Ciara Hill-Bolingbrook, outside hitter
Jessica Brezwyn-Hinsdale South, outside hitter
Morgan Reardon- Joliet Catholic, outside hitter
Meghan McDowell-Hinsdale Central, outside hitter/setter
Melissa Deatsch-York, outside hitter
Danielle Davis-Bloomington Central Catholic, outside hitter
Mallory Wilczynski-Cary Grove, middle blocker
Kelly Clarke-Mother McAuley, middle blocker
Logan Walling-Normal University High School, middle blocker
Emily Lindemulder-Chicago Christian, middle blocker

Team Pink

Coach: Jami Parker-Edwardsville
Emily Milligan-Nazareth Academy, libero
Kayla Katarzynski-West Chicago, libero
Lauren Carlini-West Aurora, outside hitter/setter
McKenna Kelsay-St. Francis, setter
Sophia Dodd-St. Ignatius, setter
Mallory Salis-Marist, outside hitter
Tara Blake-Marian Central Catholic, outside hitter
Caleigh Ryan-Glenbard West, setter/outside hitter
Jane Trzaska-Glenbard South, outside hitter
Katie Roustio-O’Fallon, outside hitter
Amanda Dolan-Lincoln Way Central, middle blocker
Corinne Gajcak-Naperville North, outside hitter
Sarah Parker-Edwardsville, middle blocker
Hannah Lee-Whitney Young, setter
Cindy Zhou-Libertyville, setter

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