Volleyball: District Picks Two Cougars for First Team

Emma Olson earns Player of the Year honor

As the Oakton High volleyball team works its way through the Concorde District Tournament in hopes of its first title, two Cougars earned recognition as first team selections for All-District.

Emma Olson and Misa Mori both made the All-District first teams, with Olson earning the top honor of Player of the Year. 

This season, Olson has 170 kills, 152 digs and 26 blocks. On Thursday, she broke her own school record with 603 assists in a single season. Mori leads the Cougars in kills and digs with 228 and 206, respectively.

Both have hit various milestones throughout their senior season. Olson broke the school record for career aces and aces in a single season, and topped her own single-season record for assists Thursday night. She also stands in fourth place on the school's all-time kills list.

Mori holds third place on the all-time kills list, and stands in fourth place on the digs list. 

Abby Mills made the All-District second team, while Bri Goodwin and Karina Nyman earned honorable mentions.

All District Team

1st Team

  • Player of the Year: Emma Olson, Oakton
  • Cara Cunningham, Robinson
  • Kayleen Harrington, Herndon
  • Misa Mori, Oakton
  • Grace Simmons, Centreville
  • Jess Turner, Westfield
  • Haley Santymire, Centreville
  • Co-Coach of the Year: Jill Pearson, Robinson
  • Co-Coach of the Year: Ken Moser, Centreville

2nd Team

  • Yasemin Atalay, Centreville
  • Ryan Cho, Westfield
  • Abby Mills, Oakton
  • Janine Simmons, Centreville
  • Lauren Vicinsky, Chantilly
  • Idil Yonis, Robinson
  • Alaina Wuerfel, Robinson

Honorable Mention

  • Jules Abruzzo, Westfield
  • Grace Coleman, Westfield
  • Bethany Forte, Centreville
  • Bri Goodwin, Oakton
  • Somya Leskanich, Robinson
  • Sarah Miller, Robinson
  • Karina Nyman, Oakton
  • Morgan Tweddle, Westfield

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