Final Class of 2018 Player Rankings #6 – Melanie Brecka
It’s officially summer time, and with that, it’s time to send off our 2018 players with the final rankings of their high school careers. We’ve updated the Class of 2018 rankings now that their senior years of high school –…
It’s officially summer time, and with that, it’s time to send off our 2018 players with the final rankings of their high school careers.
We’ve updated the Class of 2018 rankings now that their senior years of high school – and club volleyball – are over. Each day we will release more rankings until we get to the top.
For now, here is the player that finished #6. Congrats and best of luck in the future! Thanks for all you did to make high school volleyball in Nebraska so amazing!
#6 – Melanie Brecka, 6’0, OH/MH, Lincoln Southeast (Nebraska Juniors) – committed to University of Missouri-Kansas City
If we’re being completely honest here, there simply is no stopping Brecka – you can only hope to contain her. The athletic and powerful UMKC recruit is the complete package and nobody in the state ran a more dominating slide attack than she did at Lincoln Southeast.
Her college coach views her as a six-rotation outside hitter, but Brecka’s incredible athleticism, quickness and physicality made her a perfect middle in high school. During her senior year at Lincoln Southeast, Brecka led the Knights to the state tournament with 453 kills while hitting an amazing .362. She also had 92 total blocks (27 of which where solo) and 51 ace serves. She showed her ability to be a full-rotation player in the fact she had 223 digs and 342 serve receptions.
“We’re thrilled to be able to finally sign Melanie, a potential six rotation pin player with an outstanding upside,” UMKC coach Christie Posey said. “We have been recruiting her a long time and we believe she has a chance to be a special player here. Her versatility to hit first tempo sets as well as high balls will allow us to be very creative offensively. Melanie will add a high level of athleticism and competiveness to our team. She is a dedicated and bright student, eager to move forward in her growth as a complete player and to develop further as a responsible student-athlete.”