NEWCOMER PLAYER PROFILES
4 McKenna Foster
FRESHMAN • 5-10 • OUTSIDE HITTER Ocala, Fla. Vanguard HS
High School: Named the Florida Class 6A 2012 Player of the Year by the Florida Dairy Farmers Association ... Led Vanguard to a 20-9 record and its first Florida State Championship ... Recorded 32 kills and 27 digs in the semifinal win over Fort Myers, then posted 34 kills and 13 digs in the championship game against St. Augustine ... Helped the Knights become the first volleyball team in Marion County to win a state championship ... Earned All-State honors ... Compiled 573 kills (5.8
per set), 300 digs, 65 aces, 33 blocks, and an attack percentage of .479 her junior year ... Also earned All-State honors as a sophomore ... Helped lead the Ocala Power to a third-place finish in the AAU Girls Championship 17 Club division. Personal: McKenna Blakely Foster was born Jan. 6, 1995 in Ocala, Fla. ... Daughter of Michelle and Bruce Foster ... Majoring in Digital Arts.
9 Danika Yoder FRESHMAN • 5-7 • SETTER Venice, Fla. Venice HS
High School: Helped lead Venice to a 29-3 record and the Florida Class 7A State Championship in 2012 ... Recorded 47 assists and 19 digs in the state semifinal victory over Buchholz and 36 assists and 10 digs in the championship match vs. St. Thomas Aquinas ... Named third-team All-State and an HTPreps all-area performer ... Helped lead the Indians to four district championships and two regional titles during her four years ... Was a three-time all-tournament team selection.
Personal: Danika Kristin Yoder was born March 5, 1994 in Sarasota, Fla. ... Daughter of Dan and Sally Yoder ... Majoring in Elementary Education.