Dani Drews, Bethania De La Cruz, Sheilla Castro, Natalia Valentin-Anderson

Volleyball Season 2: Meet the Week 4 Teams

Dani Drews, Bethania De La Cruz, Sheilla Castro, Natalia Valentin-Anderson © Athletes Unlimited, LLC 2022 / Credit: Kimberly Dovi
Alexandra Licata
Apr 03, 2022

Week 3 saw many records broken and a thrilling comeback win, but now it is time to turn the attention to the penultimate week of the season.

Week 4 will feature four returning captains in the captain’s chairs.

Returning to the gold team is Dani Drews with 2,374 points. Drews leads the league in kills (133) and aces (10). She led her Week 3 squad, nicknamed “Riptide”, in an undefeated effort.

No. 2 captain Bethania De La Cruz has tallied 2,289 throughout three weeks and broke the single-match aces record (4) in her team’s loss on Saturday evening against Team Lowe.

Moving up to the No. 3 spot on the leaderboard is Sheilla Castro. Week 4 will mark the final week of Sheilla’s legendary career. She has 2,142 points, 113 kills and set a career record in Week 3 in kills (23) against Team Lowe.

Finally, captaining the purple squad will be setter Natalia Valentin-Anderson. She has accumulated 2,017 points and leads the league in assists (333).

Meet the Week 4 teams.

TEAM DREWS

Facilitator: Joe Trinsey

  • Dani Drews, Outside Hitter
  • Madison Villines, Outside Hitter
  • Morgan Hentz, Libero
  • Carli Lloyd, Setter
  • Taylor Sandbothe, Middle Blocker
  • Sha’Dare McNeal, Opposite
  • Erica Wilson, Opposite
  • Rachael Fara, Middle Blocker
  • Deja McClendon, Outside Hitter
  • Tina Boe, Middle Blocker
  • Val Nichol, Setter

TEAM DE LA CRUZ

Facilitator: Michelle Chatman-Smith

  • Bethania De La Cruz, Outside Hitter
  • Cassidy Lichtman, Outside Hitter
  • Molly McCage, Middle Blocker
  • Ronika Stone, Middle Blocker
  • Nomaris Vélez Agosto, Libero
  • Taylor Fricano, Opposite
  • Alisha Childress, Setter
  • Emma Willis, Opposite
  • Taylor Bruns Tegenrot, Setter
  • Noami Santos-Lamb, Outside Hitter
  • Niki Withers, Outside Hitter

TEAM SHEILLA

Facilitator: Deitre Collins-Parker

  • Sheilla Castro, Opposite
  • Nootsara Tomkom, Setter
  • Lindsay Stalzer, Outside Hitter
  • Eri Xue, Middle Blocker
  • Ali Bastianelli, Middle Blocker
  • Aury Cruz, Outside Hitter
  • Kalei Mau, Outside Hitter
  • Taylor Morgan, Middle Blocker
  • Ray Santos, Setter
  • Karsta Lowe, Oppposite
  • Hana Lishman, Libero

TEAM VALENTIN-ANDERSON

Facilitator: Laurie Corbelli

  • Natalia Valentin-Anderson, Setter
  • Leah Edmond, Outside Hitter
  • Erin Fairs, Outside Hitter
  • Jenna Rosenthal, Middle Blocker
  • Lianna Sybeldon, Middle Blocker
  • Amanda Benson, Libero
  • Falyn Fonoimoana, Opposite
  • Jaime Peterson, Outside Hitter
  • Naya Crittenden, Opposite
  • Tori Dilfer, Setter

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