Two Mustangs Suit Up For State All-Star Volleyball Game

By  //  December 2, 2012

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Klein, Van Alstine Among Florida's Best

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Seniors Morgan Van Alstine and Danielle Klein of Merritt Island High School have been selected to participate in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Volleyball Game to be played at St. Leo University on Sunday. 

Merritt Island senior Danielle Klein will play volleyball for Daytona State College next season. (Image for
Merritt Island senior Morgan Van Alstine will play volleyball for the University of North Florida next season. (Image by Brian Curl)

They are the only Brevard-area players competing in the game, which honors the top 24 graduating seniors from throughout the state.

Klein has committed to play for the Daytona State Falcons in their inaugural 2013 season.

As a setter, Klein has directed the offense for the Merritt Island Mustangs.

In 2011, Klein helped Merritt Island win The Class 5A State Volleyball Championship and led the Mustangs to the Class 5A spot this season.

Coach Angie Patrick has guided Merritt island to back-to-back state Final Four volleyball appearances. (Image by John M. Egan)

In addition to playing volleyball for Merritt Island, Klein has competed for both the Cape Coast and Orlando Volleyball Academy club programs.

Van Alstine, an outside hitter, will attend the University of North Florida on a volleyball scholarship.

As a junior, she had 301 kills and 63 blocks to spearhead Merritt Island’s drove to the Class 5A state title and helped Merritt Island finish second in Class 5A this year.

She also has competed in club volleyball for the Orlando Volleyball Academy’s 17 Asics.

Merritt Island coach Angie Patrick will serve as a coach for one of the state All-Star teams.