Future Hawkeyes Earn All-America Honors

Feb. 3, 2012

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A pair of future University of Iowa volleyball players have earned 2011 PrepVolleyball.com High School All-America honors. Erin Radke was listed among the top 150 players in the country, while Anne Yanda received highest honorable mention honors. Both players signed national letters of intent to join the Hawkeye volleyball program this fall.

Radke, a 6-1 left-handed right side hitter from Sioux Falls, S.D., attends Lincoln High School, where she holds the school record for kills in a season. She was a first-team all-conference selection in 2010 and 2011, and was named to the South Dakota state all-tournament team following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Radke earned first-team all-state honors in 2010 and 2011 and was named South Dakota’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011.

Yanda, a 5-11 setter from Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta, Ga., is a three-time all-state honoree and team MVP. She was named on the Prepvolleyball.com Sophomore 79 list in 2009 and a Prepvolleyball.com Senior Ace in 2011. She holds school records for kills, aces and assists in a single match, and is the school record holder for single-season assists. She led Holy Innocents to three Final Fours and one Elite Eight appearance at the Georgia state tournament, and has twice placed in the top three at nationals while competing for A5 volleyball club.