Stars Bio
#11 | MH
Halan Mann Image
Height: 5-9
Class: JR
Position: MH
Major: Biology
Hometown: Blue Springs, Mo.
Previous School: Blue Springs South High School
Bios From Other Seasons:2017-18   2015-16   2014-15   

2014-15 – With a lack of depth at middle hitter, Mann slid inside and had instant success at the position…Mann played in 29 of the 30 matches as a freshman and was consistent starter for coach Obunaga…Of players with 50+ kills on the season, Mann ranked first in hitting percentage with an impressive .248 clip…Also led the team in total service aces and service aces/set…Also ranked among the team’s top-five in kills (3rd), kills/set (2nd), blocks (2nd) and points (2nd)…Registered four double-digit kill performances including a career-best 12 against Central Christian College of the Bible.

Blue Springs South High School – Recruited to Stephens as an outside hitter/defensive specialist…Burst onto the scene at Blue Springs South in her first and only season on varsity…Became a leader as captain for the Jaguars and was second on the team in kills (179); finished the season hitting .193…The breakout senior season earned her several awards including Suburban Big 6 All-Conference Honorable Mention, all-district first team and Examiner all-area second team…At season’s end, she also received the Blue Springs South ‘Best Teammate’ award…Played two seasons on JV for Jane Lapour before her varsity stint….Named JV Player of the Year in 2011…Played at the club level for Highlands Performance VBC Invasion VBC and most recently with Sandshark VBC…Was an honor roll student involved in Debate, Mudthrowers, FCCLA, DECA and FBLA.

About Halan – Daughter of Chris and Laura Mann…Born in Kansas City, Mo….Has two siblings (Christina & Nicholas).

Career Bests
Kills – 12 – Central Christian Bible – 9/9/2014
Attempts – 27 – Bethany – 9/5/2014
Assists – 2 – Bethel – 9/6/2014
Digs – 5 – AIB College of Business – 9/20/2014
Service Aces – 4 – Mayville State – 10/18/2014
Blocks – 6 – Williams Baptist – 11/1/2014

2014-159729-25 1781.8684440.248 70.0728- 220.228303-
2015-1610030-25 2212.21055660.205 230.2388- 140.110108-
2016-177121-16 1462.1784250.160 520.73205- 60.120146-
2017-186920-3 80.14270.148 811.17298- 20452-
Totals:337100-69 5531.6255146220.4% 1630.48619- 440.1362609-
2014-159729-25 49153441 540.6284- 232.02.4
2015-1610030-25 2882044 700.7588- 253.02.5
2016-177121-16 19217114 72125021- 162.52.3
2017-186920-3 101014 2483.645825- 10.50.2
Totals:337100-69 972572933 4441.37945892.7% 6582
2016 Volleyball Roster
Roster for 2016 Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Yonne NasimiyuSROH5-8Nairobi, KenyaRock Bridge High School
2Taylor EdwardsSRDS5-6St. Peters, Mo.Fort Zumwalt East High School
3Darby JonesJROH5-6Kansas City, Mo.Staley High School
6Alexus DieckmannSOOH5-8Cole Camp, Mo.Cole Camp High School
8Danielle CravenJRS5-4Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
9Danielle KirkSOOH5-9Camarillo, Calif.Newbury Park High School
10Kerri KircherSRMH6-0Richmond, Ind.Northeastern High School
11Halan MannJRMH5-9Blue Springs, Mo.Blue Springs South High School
13Shay WilkersonJRMH5-10Lima, OhioShawnee High School
14Suhey CamposJRL5-2Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
16Tylar GrantJRLS5-5Springfield, Mo.Parkview High School
17Shelby JohnsonSOMH5-11Nixa, Mo.Nixa High School
18Samantha KnaustFRRS/MH6-1Wentzville, Mo.Fort Zumwalt North High School
Rose Obunaga Image
Head Coach
5th season
Luana Fields Image
Grad Assistant
2nd season
Brian Plunkett Image
Volunteer Assistant
2nd season
Rachael Ramirez Image
2nd season
Record: 9-24 Home: 4-6 Away: 1-11 Neutral: 4-7 AMC: 4-8