Connecticut Women's Volleyball Hall of Fame
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Class of 2022
Ann Marie Bahantka is a graduate of Horseheads High School, and she lettered in volleyball, basketball, softball and track. She represented Central New York Region at three Empire State Games before attending college where she played for the University of New Haven under legendary head coach Debbie Chin! Read more
Jeanne Cooper began her collegiate career at Southern Connecticut State College. Playing volleyball for future Connecticut Women’s Volleyball Hall of Famer, Lou Albrecht (Class of 2000) and then managed the team under Joan Barbarich. Read more.
Cathy Federowicz attended Seymour High School in the late 70s and played the two standard high school sports for girls at the time, basketball and softball. Read more.
Tyrone Fuertes is among an elite group of officials to work the CIAC State Tournament Finals for both the Girls and Boys as either the Referee, Line Judge or Scorekeeper. Read more.
Lisa Cirmo Peterson played for Cheshire High School and was coached by Cynthia Hitchcock from 1976-1978. In 1976, Cheshire volleyball captured the Housatonic League championship and won the Connecticut Class M title, a feat repeated the following year. Read more.
Despina Soennichsen (nee Morris) played volleyball for Amity High School and continued her career at UCONN, winning a Big East Championship in her sophomore year. In her 4 years at Amity, the team had a regular season record of 70-2. Read more.