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DeKalb manager Jamie DiMaggio motivates a Barbs from a sidelines during their girls volleyball diversion opposite Genoa-Kingston on Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 during DeKalb High School in DeKalb. DeKalb won, 15-25, 25-13, 25-20.

DeKALB – The DeKalb girls volleyball group began their summer stay Monday. Barbs manager Jamie DiMaggio is understandably vehement for this camp, given that she didn’t unequivocally have a possibility to have one before her rookie season.

“Last year, we didn’t indeed have a camp,” DiMaggio said. “I was hired late in a deteriorate final year. [The players] had already been using stay for a week final season. When we came in, there were 4 days of stay left and we hadn’t even put a staff together yet. One thing we am unequivocally vehement about this year is that a incoming freshmen can see how we run things and be improved proficient with a program.”

DiMaggio’s Barbs have an sparkling returning core of seniors led by NIU commitJasmine Kemp and IUPUI dedicate HannahOehlberg. Both Kemp and Oehlberg had certain things to contend not usually about a tinge of DiMaggio’s initial camp, though skeleton for themselves as individuals.

“I unequivocally wish to work on my restraint technique,” Kemp said. “We are progressing a high volume of energy. We are carrying fun, though we are also environment a tinge for DeKalb volleyball.”

Oehlberg echoed Kemp’s feelings.

“The vibe in stay this year is unequivocally rival and tough,” Oehlberg said. “Knowing what we are means of now, with a training and support from Coach DiMaggio, helps us wish to essay to do even improved this season. As for me personally, we would like to get improved during restraint and being some-more assertive while serving.”

While Kemp, Ohelberg, Emma Fellabaum and Jessa Henry are famous line to Barbs fans, DiMaggio also is unequivocally vehement about setter Bella Finch, a comparison who eliminated from Oregon High School.

“She’s an jaunty setter,” DiMaggio said. “I would contend that she is a trainee right now, though we am unequivocally vehement to see what she continues to do as she trains underneath me.”

Looking even serve into a future, DiMaggio pronounced she is gratified with a incoming beginner class, as good as her other underclassmen. She believes that a strength of her underclassmen, total with a programs that she is putting together, will concede a Barbs to be a long-lived powerhouse program.

“I’m going to design large things each season,” DiMaggio said. “We’ve had younger players make strides in a offseason.Kayli Hilliard is a sophomore 6-footer who had never played volleyball before her beginner year, who played her initial bar deteriorate final year. She’s still perplexing to find her limbs, though she came into stay and bounced some balls unequivocally well.Lydia Sabanish lerned for a full year during a open turn as a libero in her bar final year. we feel like we will be means to reinstate what we have mislaid with Abby [Boyden] graduating. we don’t wish to contend too most right now, since we did remove a lot of pivotal pieces from final year, though we consider we will have a clever display formed on what I’m saying so far.”

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