Head coach: Erin Hill, 22nd season
2011 record: 30-6 (14-0 Southeast)
Returning letter winners (starters): Eight (Four)
Top players: OH Carly Schiess (Sr.), OH Nikki Drost (Jr.), S Jenna Swaffer (Sr.), LIB Amanda Lake (Jr.), MB Shanna Olsen (Jr.), S/DS Alley Seidler (Jr.), OPP Bridgette Dwyer (Jr.), DS Kayla Helm (Sr.)
Outlook: The 2011 Class 4A state champions bring back four starters and plenty of talent.
Drost racked up 382 kills, 114 digs and 88 aces, and Schiess recorded 281 kills, 123 digs and 50 aces. They give the Gators an intimidating front-line presence.
Swaffer is back after distributing 898 assists and serving 68 aces.
“The Gators are looking forward to another competitive season with an excellent mix of experience, enthusiasm and youth within the team,” Hill said. “We look forward to the challenge and competition of defending our conference, region and state titles.”