Maddy Bilinovic, a 5-5 L/DS from Independence High School in Cleveland Ohio, verballed to Penn State on November 17, 2017, as reported by her club team, Academy Volleyball Cleveland. (Academy Volleyball Cleveland also was the club team of 2019 Penn State verbal 6-1 OH Gabi Bailey.)
Maddy recently was named to PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 50 Juniors list for the 2020 Class (one of four defensive specialists to make the list). MaxPreps wrote that Maddy was a three-year varsity starter, reached 1000 career digs early in her junior year, and was the District 2, Division 3 Player of the year and Conference MVP. Here’s an interview with Maddy after she reached the 1000 dig milestone:
Maddy helped lead Independence to the Ohio State Division III girls volleyball championship match in 2018. Here’s a post-match press conference following their 3-0 win over Tinora in the semi-finals:
Unfortunately, Independence fell in the championship match 0-3 to Versailles High School. Here’s a link to the stats from that match: http://www.maxpreps.com/games/volleyball-fall-18/independence-vs-versailles/11-10-2018-H8RP2tns0E-IuV72rPN7HQ.htm#tab=matchup&schoolid= and a video of the post-match press conference:
Selected Career Stats (Courtesy of MaxPreps)
Below are selected career stats for Maddie (for complete stats from MaxPreps, Click Here).