Cy Woods Wildcats Volleyball Fall 2020 preview

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CyWoods players huddle around their coach during the 2011 area championship against Katy Seven Lakes, Nov. 4, 2011. (Photo by Creighton Holub)

Cy Woods Wildcats Volleyball Fall 2020 preview

Coach: Ashley Caballero

Years coaching: 20 (12 Club)

Lettermen Returning / Lost: 8/8. All 8 returning players were Academic All-District players.

Starters returning: 5

2019 record: 19-19 overall / 10-7 district

Players to watch: Callie Cogdill Libero (OU Commit) 5’6, D’nari Mills OH 5’7, Jackie Velzis 5’11 OH/RH, Grace Sebesta MB 6’1.

Top Juniors: D’nari Mills OH 5’8, Jackie Velzis OH/RH 5’11.

Top Sophomores: Emily Schaper OH 5’11 (Injured but hoping she will be back soon)

Other Prospects: Sydney Kirby RH 6’0, Emilia McIver MB 5’10.

Formation: 6-2

Player Honors:

  • Callie Cogdill – Fab 50 VYPE Magazine Watch List and 1st Team All-District, TAVC All-Texas Team, All VYPE Honorable Mention, GHVCA Post Season Team

Cy Woods 2019 Leaders/District Awards

  • Jackie Velzis – Newcomer of the Year and 1st Team All-District
  • D’nari Mills – 1st Team All-District
  • Paige Sebesta – MaxPreps Player of the Year
  • Dig Leader – Callie Cogdill 568
  • Block Leader – Grace Sebesta 80
  • Ace Leader – Callie Cogdill 35 Cy Woods All Time and Single Season Leaders
  • Callie Cogdill – 4th All-Time Career Leader in Digs 1200; 9th All-Time Career Leader in Aces 35; 4th in Single Season Digs
  • Grace Sebesta – 8th All-Time Career Leader in Blocks 130; and 8th in Single Season Blocks with 80 AVCA Team Academic Award 2019


New to volleyball? Learn about the fundamental positions here.

Read our inaugural Cypress volleyball previews for District 16-6A and for District 17-6A.

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