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GHS alumni who played at least one year of college volleyball

Photos and information added as they become available. Former college players: please email headshot of yourself in university attire/uniform (to ), as well as name of college and years played. I'll eventually dig up GHS photos if you cannot find a college one. Players are listed by most recent GHS graduation year first.

** Denotes four years of college volleyball

Click on blue links to view websites of current players.



















Raisa Jensen - GHS class of 2020
Bethel University
NCAA Division III
Defensive specialist, 2020-current

Unfortunately, the 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid.

















Olivia Ohnstad - GHS class of 2020
University of St. Thomas
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 2020

Unfortunately, the 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid.
In 2021, St. Thomas switched to NCAA Division I and Olivia left the team.





















Mackenna Johnson - GHS class of 2018
Dickinson State University
NAIA
Right side hitter, 2020-current

Second team All Conference as a junior

Dakota County Technical College
NJCAA Division II
Right side hitter, 2018-2019

Mackenna was named to the Region XIII
All Region Team as a freshman. 



Rhiana Pochman - GHS class of 2017
University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse
NCAA Division III
Middle/right side hitter, 2017-2018





Kortney Morrin - GHS class of 2011**
College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN)
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 2012-2015

Kortney began her college career (2011 season) at
NCAA
 Division II Northern State in Aberdeen, SD
where she was a medical redshirt outside hitter
due to knee injury.

Kortney was a three-time All Conference player at
St. Scholastica and earned Conference Player  of
the Year as a junior. 

 

Emily Cole - GHS class of 2011**
College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN)
NCAA Division III
Setter/Defensive Specialist, 2013-2014

Emily began her college career at NCAA D3 UW-Superior
where she was a two-year starter (2011-2012) and named
a WIAC Scholar/Athlete. She played two years for the College
of St. Scholastica. 


 

Annie Palmquist - GHS class of 2010
Minnesota State - Moorhead

NCAA Division II
Outside hitter, 2010-2013

Annie was a medical redshirt her freshman year,
and played three years after that. She was named
a team captain. Annie did not finish her final year of
eligibility due to a shoulder injury.



 

Ingrid Ames - GHS class of 2009
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter/middle hitter, 
2009



Mollie Bjelland - GHS class of 2007
Winona State University (Minnesota)
NCAA Division II
Setter/outside hitter, 2007-2008*
*
Mollie ended her volleyball career after a back injury.
She was also a four-year letter winner on the women's
softball team where she accumulated many honors,
including being named All-American.


Kerissa Morrin - GHS class of 2005
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 2005

Megan Hansen - GHS class of 2004**
Central College (Pella, Iowa)
NCAA Division III
Middle blocker, 2004-2007

Nell Amundson - GHS class of 2003
Minnesota State Community College - Fergus Falls
NJCAA Division III
Setter, 2003-2004*

*Two-year college. Nell was a team captain and National Runner-Up.

Callie Bjelland - GHS class of 2002
Washburn University, Topeka, KS
NCAA Division II - Setter, 2002
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
NCAA Division III
Setter, 2003

Emily Loomis - GHS class of 2000
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Defense, 2001

Lindy Cave - GHS class of 1999
Northwestern College (St. Paul, MN)
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1999-2000

Heather Thoreson - GHS class of 1999
College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN)
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1999-2000

Kristina Anderson - GHS class of 1998
St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN)
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1998-1999

Kelly Josephson - GHS class of 1997
Vermillion Community College (Ely, MN)
NJCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1997-1998

April Picknell - GHS class of 1997
UW-Richland (Richland Center)
WJCAA (WI Jr. College Athletic Assoc.)
Middle blocker, 1997-1998*

Won a state championship for junior colleges in 1997

Torrie Bjelland - GHS class of 1996
Southwest Minnesota State (Marshall, MN)
NCAA Division II (formerly NAIA)
Outside hitter, 1996
Minnesota State - Mankato
NCAA Division II, 1997

Devin Danielson - GHS class of 1996
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Defense, 1996-1997

Katie Haferbecker - GHS class of 1996**
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Setter, 1996-1999

Jill Getty - GHS class of 1995
Loras College (Dubuque, Iowa)
NCAA Division III
Middle blocker, 1995-1996

Janelle Olson - GHS class of 1993
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1993





Becky Peer - GHS class of 1991
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
NCAA Division III
Outside hitter, 1991-1992



















Roxanne McKenzie - GHS class of 1990**
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
NCAA Division III
Setter, 1990-1993*

*Four-year starter, two-year team captain.
Two-time All-Conference & All-Region player.
Inducted into UWEC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012


Tara Olson - GHS class of 1990
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III




Deb Allaman - GHS class of 1986**
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
NCAA Division III
Right side hitter, 1986-1989*

*Four-year letter winner & academic honors,
Three-year starter.
All-Conference, All-Region, All-American
Inducted into UWEC Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001.



Andrea Bohn - GHS class of 1981
Stephens College - Columbia, Missouri
NAIA
Middle blocker, 198
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Cindy Peer - GHS class of 1980
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
NCAA Division III
Middle blocker, 1980




Penny Olson - GHS class of 1979**
University of Wisconsin - Superior
NCAA Division III
Setter, 1979-1982*

*All-Conference. Also played softball & basketball




Jan Peer - GHS class of 1977
University of Wisconsin - Superior
AIAW
Hitter, 1977





Sharon Johnson - GHS class of 1969
Bethel College - AIAW - 1969
UW-LaCrosse - AIAW - 1970*

*At UW-LaCrosse, Sharon was a varsity athlete in volleyball and field hockey (two years), basketball and softball (three years). She was inducted into the UW-L Athletic Hall of Fame.