Where are the boys from the Illinois high school Class of 2019 heading?

Michael Papes (No. 99, pictured above) of UNO Boys 18 Elite and Providence Catholic is committed to William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Photos by Dave Ruggles

Illprepvb.com is creating a list of the top boys players in Illinois who have committed to a college or university to continue their volleyball careers. If you are a coach, club director or parent and know of a player who should be on this list, please contact us at Illprepvb@gmail.com.

Class of 2019

Ryne Anders, 5-7, L, Oswego/Club 1 B18 Skronkstrong, Loras College
Marc Arsenault, 6-5, OH, Plainfield Central/Club1 B18 Skronkstrong, Siena Heights University (Michigan)
Hunter Bailey, 6-7, MH, Timothy Christian/SPVB 18 Elite, Lindenwood University
Jack Bolz, 6-7, OPP, Maine South/D1 Elite 18 Green, George Mason University
RaShawn Bonner, 6-6, MH/OH, Lyons/Hitmen 18 Elite, Lindenwood University
Carson Brandt, 6-5, OH, Glenbard East/Hitmen 18 Elite, Grand Canyon University
Zach Bulthuis, 6-6, MH, Chicago Christian/Ultimate B18 Gold, Carthage College
Sean Califf, 6-5, S, Oak Park-River Forest/SPVB 18 Lenny, Purdue-Fort Wayne
Hayden Castle, 6-5, OPP, Oswego/Club 1 B18 Skronkstrong, Loras College
Alex Cretors, 6-0, OH, Warren/Adversity 18 Adidas Black, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Jacob Dix, 5-7, L, Neuqua Valley/SPVB 18 Delta, Concordia-Chicago
Drew Ehlers, 6-8, MH, Plainfield North/Club 1 B18 Skronkstrong, Saint Xavier University
John Euler, 6-0, S, St. Patrick/Chicago Elite B18 Elite, North Park University
Christopher Fermaintt, 5-7, L, Hoffman Estates/Pipeline 18 Swoosh, Campbellsville University (Ky.)
Jacob Filotto, 5-11, OH, Joliet Catholic/Ultimate B18 Blue, Loras College
David Flores, 6-1, S, Lincoln-Way West/Ultimate B18 Gold, Ball State University
Frederick Halper, 6-0, L, Downers Grove North/SPVB 18 Elite, Wittenberg University
Tyler Holubek, 6-2, S, Lincoln-Way West/UNO Boys 18 National, Concordia University
Joe Horn, 6-2, S, St. Rita/Ultimate B18 Blue, Loras College
Edward Jakubauskas, 6-4, OH, Plainfield South/SPVB 18 Lenny, Quincy University
John Jaworski, 5-10, L, Naperville North/SPVB 18 Lenny, Clarke University
Kevin Kauling, 6-8, S, Neuqua Valley/SPVB 18 Elite, Lewis University
Michael Kazanecki, 6-3, OH, Stagg/CVC 18 Red, Saint Xavier University
Kevin Lamp, 6-5, OH, Lake Forest/SPVB 18 Elite, Stanford University
A.J. Lewis, 6-5, OH, Minooka/UNO Boys 18 Elite, Lindenwood University
Wil McPhillips, 6-5, MH, Lincoln-Way East/Ultimate B18 Gold, Ball State University
Cameron Menini, 5-8, L, St. Charles North/SPVB 18 Delta, Wittenberg University
Isaiah Mitchell, 6-3, S, Schaumburg/Pipeline 18 Nike, Urbana University (Ohio)
Louden Moran, 6-4, OPP, Lincoln-Way West/Ultimate B18 Gold, Stevens Institute of Technology (N.J.)
Jared Moser, 6-1, OH, Wheeling/Adversity B18 Adidas Purple, North Central College
Danny Pacini, 5-9, L, Lincoln-Way East/Ultimate B18 Gold, Dominican University
Nick Palatine, 5-8, DS/L. Oswego/Club 1 B18 Royal, Clarke University
Michael Papes, 6-3, MH/OH, Providence Catholic/UNO Boys 18 Elite, William Penn University
Kyle Rasmussen, 6-5, OH, Oak Park-River Forest/SPVB 18 Alpha, New York University
Matthew Russo, 5-11, L, Providence Catholic/UNO Boys 18 Elite, Cardinal Stritch
Michael Sack, 6-8, MH, St. Laurence/CVC 18 Red, Lewis University
Joshua Schopp, 6-2, MH, Plano/SPVB 18 Alpha, Loras College
Michael Scott, 6-7, MH, Carmel/Adversity 18 Adidas, Pepperdine University
Mike Sherwood, 6-5, MH, Andrew/Ultimate B18 Blue, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jake Simpson, 5-9, S/DS, Plainfield East/Club 1 B18 Skronkstrong, Adrian College
Will Sorenson, 6-0, S, Stevenson/Adversity 18 Adidas, Harvard
Kyle Vasquez, 6-0, L, Barrington/Adversity 18 Adidas, Benedictine University
Rico Wardlow, 6-5, MH, Bolingbrook/SPVB 18 Elite, Purdue-Fort Wayne
Steve Wedemeier, 6-4, OPP, Providence/SPVB 18 Bravo, University of Charleston
Jacob Whyte, 6-4, OPP, Lockport/Ultimate B18 Black, Erskine College (South Carolina)
Ben Williams, 6-4, OH, Oswego/Club 1 B18 Skronkstorng, North Central College
Jack Yurkanain, 6-2, OH, Lincoln-Way Central/Ultimate B18 Gold, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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