Sheilla Castro

Volleyball Season 2: Meet the Week 3 Teams

Sheilla Castro © Athletes Unlimited, LLC 2022 / Credit: Kimberly Dovi
Alexandra Licata
Mar 27, 2022

After a week which saw the single-match kills record be broken by Bethania De La Cruz, she returned to the No. 1 spot on the leaderboard during Week 2 with 1,779 points. Through six matches, De La Cruz has posted 87 kills and 66 digs.

Behind De La Cruz by 324 points is Karsta Lowe, who returns to the captain spot once again at No. 2 on the leaderboard. Lowe has accumulated 1,455 points and leads the league with 94 kills.

Dani Drews drops to the No. 3 spot on the leaderboard just 42 points behind Lowe. Drews is the league-leader in aces (8) and has 89 kills.

First-time captain Sheilla Castro will lead the purple squad with 1,319 points. Sheilla posted a career-high 17 kills in Saturday’s match against Team Drews.

Meet the Week 3 Teams.


Facilitator: Laurie Corbelli

  • Bethania De La Cruz, Outside Hitter
  • Carli Lloyd, Setter
  • Nomaris Vélez Agosto, Libero
  • Falyn Fonoimoana, Opposite
  • Deja McClendon, Outside Hitter
  • Taylor Morgan, Middle Blocker
  • Rachael Fara, Middle Blocker
  • Erica Wilson, Opposite
  • Ray Santos, Setter
  • Noami Santos-Lamb, Outside Hitter


Facilitator: Joe Trinsey

  • Karsta Lowe, Opposite
  • Lindsay Stalzer, Outside Hitter
  • Madison Villines, Outside Hitter
  • Taylor Sandbothe, Middle Blocker
  • Jenna Rosenthal, Middle Blocker
  • Amanda Benson, Libero
  • Alisha Childress, Setter
  • Taylor Bruns Tegenrot, Setter
  • Sha’Dare McNeal, Opposite
  • Tina Boe, Middle Blocker
  • Naya Crittenden, Opposite


Facilitator: Michelle Chatman-Smith

  • Dani Drews, Outside Hitter
  • Leah Edmond, Outside Hitter
  • Cassidy Lichtman, Outside Hitter
  • Natalia Valentin-Anderson, Setter
  • Morgan Hentz, Libero
  • Ronika Stone, Middle Blocker
  • Lianna Sybeldon, Middle Blocker
  • Jamie Peterson, Outside Hitter
  • Tori Dilfer, Setter
  • Emma Willis, Middle Blocker
  • Niki Withers, Opposite


Facilitator: Deitre Collins Parker

  • Sheilla Castro, Opposite
  • Nootsara Tomkom, Setter
  • Erin Fairs, Outside Hitter
  • Kalei Mau, Outside Hitter
  • Eri Xue, Middle Blocker
  • Ali Bastianelli, Middle Blocker
  • Molly McCage, Middle Blocker
  • Taylor Fricano, Opposite
  • Hana Lishman, Libero
  • Aury Cruz, Outside Hitter
  • Val Nichol, Setter


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