Long a power in the sport of girls volleyball, Farmington Hills Mercy might reach new heights in the 2016 campaign. Coach Loretta Vogel begins her eighth season at the school and her 40th overall with what could be one of her best teams. Potentially, the Class A Marlins, who are ranked No. 5 in the first statewide coaches poll, will have one of their best attacks, featuring an array of powerful hitters.
"In other years, we had a number of girls who, when they went off to club, played defensive positions and, when they came back to Mercy, they needed to be hitters," Vogel said. "This year, we have girls who played club and are definitely attacks.