Volleyball Adds Bohnet to 2019 Class

by Chelsey Chamberlain
Volleyball Adds Bohnet to 2019 Class

BATON ROUGE – Head coach Fran Flory and the LSU volleyball program announced the addition of Jill Bohnet to the 2019 class. Bohnet joins five that became a part of the LSU family earlier this academic year.  

“We are excited to add Jill to our 2019 class,” said Flory. “She is a positive, high energy player, who will make a difference in our program on the court, in the classroom and in the community. Her speed and ball control, along with her competitive drive, will be great additions to our gym. We are happy she is a Tiger.”

Bohnet, a 5-3 defensive specialist/libero, comes to Baton Rouge from The Woodlands, Texas where she played at College Park High School. She helped her prep squad to two third place finishes at districts and an Elite Eight appearance in 2017. She played club ball for the Woodlands Revolution and helped that squad to USAV Girls Junior Olympic National Champions in the American Division in 2016. In 2018, she helped them to the Lone Star Regional Championship. In 2019, her Woodlands Revolution team earn an Open bid to USAV Girls Junior Olympic National Champions.

Bohnet has earned many accolades in her prep career and has set a few high school records. As a team captain in 2018, she set the single-game dig record (64), single-season dig record (1,057) and the career dig record (1,996). She was named Vype North Houston Player of the Year, Third Team All-Greater Houston and earned a spot on Greater Houston Coaches Volleyball Association’s preseason watch list.

She is a three-time academic all-district performer in the classroom, four-year honor roll member, National Honor Society member, National English Honor Society member and is very active in the Rotary Interact Volunteer Club. She was a two-time nominee for Rotary Student of the Year and was a two-time international science fair finalist.

Here is a full list of her accolades earned in 2018.

  • 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman School Award Winner
  • 2018 Texas Girls’ Coaches Association All-State
  • 2018 Texas Girls’ Coaches Association Academic All-State
  • 2018 American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour All American Team – Honorable Mention
  • 2018 PrepVolleyball All American Team- Special Mention
  • 2018 Vype Texas Elite Honorable Mention
  • 2018 All District 1st Team and the District Defensive Most Valuable Player
  • 2018 Vype Houston Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2018 Courier County Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2018 Houston Chronicle Greater Houston 1st Team
  • 2018 College Park Volleyball Most Valuable Defensive Player
  • 2018 College Park Volleyball Co-Most Valuable Player
  • 2018 Volleyball Academic All District
  • 2018 MaxPreps Regular Season in Top 5 for Season Digs in the Nation
  • 2018 Vype North Houston Pre Season Player of the Year
  • 2018 All Greater Houston Pre Season Volleyball 3rd Team
  • 2018 Greater Houston Coaches Volleyball Association pre-season player of the year watch list
  • 2018 Prep Volleyball – National Defensive Dandy – Top 100 defensive players in the nation for all high school players
  • 2018 – USAVA Girls Volleyball National Championships All Tournament Team- National Division
  • 2018 – Junior Volleyball Association – Ultra Ankle AthLeader National Nominee for Scholar Athlete

The Tigers added Anita Anwusi (Houston, Texas), Karli Rose (Tomball, Texas), Samarah Hill (Oviedo, Florida), Meredyth Howard (Lafayette, Louisiana) and Allee Morris (Covington, La.) early this year.

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