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NAME: Anna Brinkman
SCHOOL: Mason High School
SPORT(S): Basketball-Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: MVP National Championships in club volleyball
BIRTHDATE: 4/22/2000
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'-130 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Mason
PARENTS: Dale & Theresa
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
FUTURE GOAL: Winning Horizon League championship at NKU.

Mason senior Anna Brinkman is a two-sport athlete in basketball and volleyball.

In basketball, she is a four-year varsity player. Her junior year, she averaged 6.5 points, 7 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game for the Lady Comets. Her 54.5 field goal percentage was second best in the GMC as she helped the Lady Comets to a GMC co-championship with a 15-1 record in conference play and the district championship, finishing with a 23-4 record over all.

A volleyball four-year varsity starter at middle and outside hitter, her senior year Anna helped the Lady Comets to a second straight GMC championship, going an undefeated 9-0 in league play. They were 21-4 over all and were regional semi-finalists. She had a league-leading 253 kills with 185 digs and 41 service aces, earning 1st team all-GMC honors for the third straight year and 2nd team all-Ohio for the 2nd time.

In club volleyball, Anna played for the Elevation team that won the 2016 U.S. National Division championship, and she was named MVP of the tournament. A great student who is active in community service, Anna will play volleyball collegiately at Northern Kentucky University.

Her favorite athlete is Steph Curry, favorite entertainer is Luke Bryan, favorite book is Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, favorite movie is Coach Carter and most-like-to-meet is Jennifer Lawrence.



COACH'S QUOTE – "I am a firm believer in multi-sport athletes and Anna has shown that you can do two sports and be very successful. She is a true athlete."
— Tiann Myer, Volleyball Coach



LAROSA'S 2017-2018 MVPs
Chase Wolf

NAME: Chase Wolf
WINNER ANNOUNCED: December 5
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2016 Ohio State champs

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Lucy Callard

NAME: Lucy Callard
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 28
SCHOOL: Seven Hills School
SPORT(S): Swimming, Softball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2-time state champ in 500 freestyle

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Aj Mayer

NAME: AJ Mayer
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 21
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 3-year starter in football and basketball; National Honor Society

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Kelly Franxman

NAME: Kelly Franxman
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 14
SCHOOL: Scott High School
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Committing to play volleyball at Xavier U.

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Jay Volpenhein

NAME: Jay Volpenhein
WINNER ANNOUNCED: November 7
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Honorable Mention All-State

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Mimi Stines

NAME: Mimi Stines
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 31
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Soccer
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning national championship last summer

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Cameron Frazier

NAME: Cameron Frazier
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 10
SCHOOL: St. Xavier High School
SPORT(S): Golf
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Back-to-back Ohio team champions, individual state Co-Champ

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Natalie Steibel

NAME: Natalie Steibel
WINNER ANNOUNCED: October 3
SCHOOL: Mt. Notre Dame
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning the USAV 17 National division National Championship with club team, NKYVC

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Xavier Johnson

NAME: Xavier Johnson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 26
SCHOOL: Summit Country Day
SPORT(S): Football-Basketball-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Named 1st team all-state

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Gracey Hirsch

NAME: Gracey Hirsch
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 19
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
SPORT(S): Tennis
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Doubles third at state with sister Hayley and named 1st team all-state

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Dan Bolden

NAME: Dan Bolden
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 12
SCHOOL: Colerain High School
SPORT(S): Football
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning GMC championship each year

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Ali Thompson

NAME: Ali Thompson
WINNER ANNOUNCED: September 5
SCHOOL: Ursuline Academy
SPORT(S): Volleyball
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reigning GGCL and Cincinnati Player of the Year

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Dustin Horter

NAME: Dustin Horter
WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 29
SCHOOL: Lakota East High School
SPORT(S): Cross Country-Track
GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: AAU 1,500 national champ; Ohio state CC champ, indoor 1,600 cham

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