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2019 Varsity Girls Volleyball
Number Name Height Position Grade
1 Sydney Fuhrman 5'5" DS/L 11
5 Taylor McNamee 5'8" OH 11
6 Shane Townsend 5'7" DS/L 11
7 McKenna Thomas 5'10" OH 11
10 Kate Maihen 5'11" MB 12
11 Lauren Perri 6'1" MB 11
21 Domi Drust 5'7" S 11
25 Lia Cerruti 5'6" S 11
14 Abby Lutterloh 5'9" OH 12
15 Avery Kavanagh 5'11" MB 12
16 Taryn Whittingham 5'6" DS/L 12
17 Kailey Walker 5'11" S 12
3 Stila Fresenius 6'1" OH 11
4 Dillyn Griffin 5'8" DS/OP 10
32 Kai Pellerin 5'9" OH 11
8 Annabella Younkin 6'0" MB 12
13 Megan Lin 5'9" S 10
20 Brooke Bryant 5'10" MB 11

2019 Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball
Number Name Height Position Grade
Alexa Morris 5'8" OH 10
Audrey Goudie 5'5" OH 10
Taylor Fischbeck 5'6" OH 10
Sadie Svitenko 5'7" OH 10
Lidia Major 5'7" OH 9
Kaitlyn Yamasaki 5'4" DS/L 10
Alyssa Moore 5'2" DS/L 10
Grace Moss 5'4 DS/L 9
PJ Lutterloh 5'1 DS/L 9
Charlotte Sekerka 5'9 MB 9
Sophia Stalcup 6'1 MB 9
Grace Jackson 6'0 MB 9
Yasmine Oakley 5'8" S 10
Emily Mumby 5'4" S 11
Katie Cunningham 5'6" S 10
Kayla Scopaz 5'8" Opp 10
Ashley Prentice 5'7" Opp 10

2019 Frosh Soph Girls Volleyball Roster
Number Name Height Position Grade
Emma McKenzie 5'5" L/DS 10
Morgan Llewellyn 5'5" OH 10
Katie LeTourneau 5'5" OH 9
Tessa Petro 5'5" OH 9
Brooke Hogan 5'6" OH 10
Sarah Dawson 5'8" OH 9
Jacqueline Cerruti 5'8" MB 9
Gillian Mundy 5'7" MB 10
Kira Schubert 5'9" MB 9
Bridey O'Connor 5'10" OPP 9
Kalena Cassidy 5'2" DS/L 9
Gianna Norton 5'4" DS/L 9
Katelyn Mostero 5'1" DS/L 9
Jenna Gallaway 5'4" S 9
Taylor Clerc 5'3" S 9
Paige Melton 5'1" S 9

2019 Freshman Girls Volleyball Roster
Number Name Height Position Grade
Peyton Johnston 5'4" OH 9
Nora Gamini 5'7" OH 9
Alexandria Shook 5'6" OH 9
Vanessa Hoey 5'6" OH 9
Cami Adams 5'5" MB 9
Gianna DiPietro 5'6" MB 9
Abbie Graham 5'7" MB 9
Maggie Thilken 5'6" S 9
Sofia O'Keefe 5'3" S 9
Cat Surdilla 5'2" DS/L 9
Riley Toggenburger 5'4" DS/L 9

History

CIF Players of the Year
  • 1999 - Monique (Gerlach) Harrison
  • 2003 - Blair Socci
  • 2004 - Blair Socci
  • 2006 - Dicey McGraw
  • 2009 - Kylie Hargreaves
  • 2016 - Meghan McClure

Team Championships

  • 1989 - League Champions
  • 1995 - League Champions
  • 1996 - CIF Champions
  • 1997 - CIF Champions
  • 1998 - CIF Champions
  • 1999 - CIF Champions
  • 1999 - League Champions
  • 1999 - State Champions
  • 2003 - CIF Champions
  • 2004 - CIF Champions
  • 2005 - League Champions
  • 2006 - League Champions
  • 2008 - CIF Champions
  • 2008 - League Champions
  • 2009 - League Champions
  • 2010 - League Champions
  • 2011 - League Champions
  • 2014 - League Champions
  • 2015 - League Champions
  • 2016 - League Champions
  • 2016 - CIF Champions
  • 2016 - Southern California Regional Champions
  • 2017 - Southern California Regional Champions
  • 2017 - State Champions

Coaches

Katy (Daly) Gammon- Head Varsity Coach

Coach Daly is entering her 8th year as the head coach of the girls' varsity volleyball team and her 12th year with SMCHS. She played collegiate volleyball at Pepperdine University under full scholarship where she was a team captain and named to the All-Conference First-Team three consecutive years. Before playing college volleyball, Daly was a member of the Laguna Beach Volleyball club where she was the MVP of the National Championship teams in 1998 and 2002. Daly played high school volleyball for the San Clemente Tritons where she was named CIF player of the year in 2001, helping to lead her team to a CIF title. Daly has been a health/fitness teacher at Santa Margarita Catholic High School since 2007 and has also taught cultural geography at the school. For the past 16 years, Daly has served as a head coach with the Laguna Beach Volleyball Club where her teams have been nationally-recognized. Before joining the Laguna Beach Volleyball coaching staff, Daly worked with the Sports Shack Volleyball Club in Beverly Hills, CA as a head coach. dalyk@smhs.org

Monique (Gerlach) Harrison '00 - Assistant Varsity Coach

Coach Harrison is in her 8th year with the volleyball program. She played volleyball at SMCHS from 1996-2000 and also played at Colorado University in 2000-2004. Harrison played middle blocker and won 1999 State Championship with SMCHS. She was awarded CIF player of the year and was an All-Conference, All-Region and All-American while at Colorado. Harrison is married with two boys and has lived overseas for five years while her husband played pro basketball in Europe. When not at the volleyball court, Harrison is also a math teacher here at SMCHS.

Taylor Whittingham '13 - Varsity Assistant

Taylor is a 3 year varsity starter and graduated from Santa Margarita in 2013. Played at the University of Southern California for four years, three of those in the libero position. 2015 Volleyball Magazine All-America Third Team selection and received AVCA All-America Honorable Mention honors in 2014. Two-time AVCA All-Pacific South Region selection and has two Pac-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention honors under her belt. 2x Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week and was chosen to two different non-conference all-tournament teams. Finished as USC’s third all-time career leader in digs. Two-time Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention selection, CLASS top 10 award finalist, and graduated in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Communication and a minor in Consumer behavior.

Tuan Nguyen - Head Junior Varsity Coach

This is Caoch Tuan's 8th year at SMCHS. Nguyen has coached 15 years at Laguna Beach Volleyball Club. Nguyen also was an assistant coach at Biola and Concordia for ten years. In 2009, he earned a medal at the 18’s JO’s. He works in the medical industry and was born in Vietnam. In his previous years he coached at El Dorado, Mater Dei, and Rosary.

Shellsy Ashen - Head Frosh/Soph Coach

Coach Ashen is in her 5th year of coaching volleyball, and 4th year with the program. She played volleyball at Dana Hills High School from 2007-2011 and went on to play volleyball at University of Oregon from 2011-2014. While at Oregon, she competed in the 2012 National Championship Game. She was also a 3 time Pac-12 All-Academic team member. Coach Ashen also teaches Science here at SMCHS.

Crystal (Day) Chitwood '01 - Head Freshmen Coach

This will be Crystal’s 9th season overall coaching at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Coach Day is an alumnus of Santa Margarita having graduated in 2001. She was a member of the 1999 Girls Varsity team that won the CIF-SS Championship and the CIF State Championship. She coached here at SM from 2003-2005 and returned in 2012. During her time away, Coach Day coached at Troy HS from 2005-2012. She became the head coach of the program in 2010 and led the Troy Girls Varsity Volleyball team to an undefeated League Championship, CIF-SS Championship Finalist, CIF State Regional champion, and CIF State Championship Finalist. She has a 5yr old daughter named Kyla and 3 1/2yr old son named Killian.

Calendar

  • Click Here for Tentative 2019 Girls Volleyball Calendar_July 23
  • Summer Camp July 22-26, Try Outs July 25-26
  • JULY 29:
    • Varsity practice starts
    • All levels 3:00pm Jersey distribution and ice cream social
    • All levels parent meeting 4:00pm, Science Lecture Hall (C-Building)
  • Lower levels begin practice August 5 at 3:00

Schedule

2019 Girls Varsity Volleyball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Thu-Sat 8/8/19-8/10/19 Ann Kang Invitational Honolulu, HI TBA
Tuesday 8/20/19 Lakewood Lakewood HS 05:30
Thursday 8/22/19 Great Oak SMCHS 05:30
Tuesday 8/27/19 Marymount Marymount HS 05:15
Thursday 8/29/19 Trinity/Sunset vs Los Al OLU HS 05:00
Wednesday 9/4/19 Aliso Niguel SMCHS 05:00
Fri-Sat 9/6/19-9/7-19 Dave Mohs Tournament Huntington Beach, CA TBA
Monday 9/9/19 Mission Viejo SMCHS 06:00
Thursday 9/12/19 San Juan Hills San Juan Hills HS 05:15
Tuesday 9/17/19 Jserra SMCHS 06:00
Thursday 9/19/19 OLU *Autism Awareness* SMCHS 06:00
Tuesday 9/24/19 Mater Dei *DIG PINK* SMCHS 06:00
Thursday 9/26/19 Rosary Rosary HS 06:00
Wednesday 10/2/19 Jserra Jserra HS 06:00
Fri-Sat 10/4/19-10/5/19 Nike Invitational Phoenix, AZ TBA
Tuesday 10/8/19 OLU OLU HS 06:00
Wednesday 10/9/19 Mater Dei Mater Dei HS 06:00
Thursday 10/17/19 Rosary *Senior Night* SMCHS 06:00
2019 Girls JV Volleyball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Sat-Sun 8/10/19-8/11/19 Queen of the Court ASC TBA
Tuesday 8/20/19 Lakewood Lakewood HS 04:15
Thursday 8/22/19 Great Oak SMCHS 04:00
Tuesday 8/27/19 Marymount Marymount HS 03:45
Thursday 8/29/19 Los Alamitos SMCHS 04:00
Saturday 8/31/19 Tesoro Tesoro HS TBA
Wednesday 9/4/19 Aliso Niguel SMCHS 03:30
Monday 9/9/19 Mission Viejo SMCHS 04:30
Thursday 9/12/19 San Juan Hills San Juan Hills HS 04:00
Tuesday 9/17/19 Jserra SMCHS 04:30
Thursday 9/19/19 OLU *Autism Awareness* SMCHS 04:30
Saturday 9/21/19 Dave Mohs Tournament Huntington Beach, CA TBA
Tuesday 9/24/19 Mater Dei *DIG PINK* SMCHS 04:30
Thursday 9/26/19 Rosary Rosary HS 05:00
Wednesday 10/2/19 Jserra Jserra HS 04:30
Tuesday 10/8/19 OLU OLU HS 04:30
Wednesday 10/9/19 Mater Dei Mater Dei HS 04:30
Monday 10/14/19 Rosary *Senior Night* SMCHS 04:30
2019 Girls Frosh/Soph Volleyball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Sat-Sun 8/10/19-8/11/19 Queen of the Court ASC TBA
Tuesday 8/20/19 Lakewood Lakewood HS 03:15
Thursday 8/22/19 Great Oak SMCHS 04:00
Saturday 8/24/19 Tesoro Tesoro HS TBA
Tuesday 8/27/19 Marymount Marymount HS 03:45
Thursday 8/29/19 Los Alamitos SMCHS 04:00
Wednesday 9/4/19 Aliso Niguel SMCHS 03:30
Monday 9/9/19 Mission Viejo SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/12/19 San Juan Hills San Juan Hills HS 04:00
Saturday 9/14/19 Dave Mohs Tournament Huntington Beach, CA TBA
Tuesday 9/17/19 Jserra SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/19/19 OLU *Autism Awareness* SMCHS 03:30
Tuesday 9/24/19 Mater Dei *DIG PINK* SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/26/19 Rosary Rosary HS 04:00
Wednesday 10/2/19 Jserra Jserra HS 03:30
Tuesday 10/8/19 OLU OLU HS 03:30
Wednesday 10/9/19 Mater Dei Mater Dei HS 03:30
Monday 10/14/19 Rosary *Senior Night* SMCHS 03:30
2019 Girls Freshmen Volleyball Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time Score
Sat-Sun 8/10/19-8/11/19 Queen of the Court ASC TBA
Tuesday 8/20/19 Lakewood Lakewood HS 03:15
Saturday 8/24/19 Tesoro Tesoro HS TBA
Thursday 8/29/19 Los Alamitos SMCHS 04:00
Wednesday 9/4/19 Aliso Niguel SMCHS 05:00
Monday 9/9/19 Mission Viejo SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/12/19 San Juan Hills San Juan Hills HS 05:15
Saturday 9/14/19 Dave Mohs Tournament Huntington Beach, CA TBA
Tuesday 9/17/19 Jserra SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/19/19 OLU *Autism Awareness* SMCHS 03:30
Tuesday 9/24/19 Mater Dei *DIG PINK* SMCHS 03:30
Thursday 9/26/19 Rosary Rosary HS 03:00
Wednesday 10/2/19 Jserra Jserra HS 03:30
Tuesday 10/8/19 OLU OLU HS 03:30
Wednesday 10/9/19 Mater Dei Mater Dei HS 03:30
Monday 10/14/19 Rosary *Senior Night* SMCHS 03:30

Paperwork

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All lower level girls are required to sell $150 in Media Guide ads and Varsity players are required to sell $250 in ads.

  • Volleyball Dues:
  • Freshmen $1200
  • Frosh/Soph and JV $1500
  • Varsity $1800

Also bring cash to purchase spirit wear and extra practice jerseys while at the parent meeting.

Sand Volleyball

2014 marked the first year of the Sand Volleyball team at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. The team compete in the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League which consists of 47 high school teams in Southern California. The Eagles will compete in the Orange Division with a Varsity and Junior Varsity Team of the IBVL in 5 tournaments during the course of the Sand Volleyball season followed by playoffs.