Hailey Warren is a 5-foot-8 setter from Helena Capital High School. She is a two-year letter winner, a two-time academic all-state
selection, and team captain.
During her junior season, she helped her team to a fourth place finish at the state tournament.
Head Coach Bill Huebsch said, “Hailey is a dedicated and driven young lady both in the classroom and on the court.
We are honored that she chose Northern to continue her academic and athletic careers.”
Hailey is the daughter of Montana to Mike and Marya Warren.
MSU-Northern head volleyball coach Bill
Huebsch is pleased to announce the
signing of Hannah Amtmann, a 5-foot-4 libero
from Butte, Mont.
is the daughter of John Amtmann and
Kelly Amtmann, has three sisters, and
attends Butte High School.
A fine student,
Amtmann carries a 3.8 GPA and has
received multiple academic all-state
honors and is a member of the National
Honors Society and the Science National
Honors Society. Hannah will graduate spring of
2016 from Butte High School.
During her time at
Butte High School, she has lettered
three times in volleyball. As a junior, she was selected as
an all-conference honorable mention libero, as well as being named Butte
High’s volleyball most valuable player. Her senior year, as the team
captain, she set the record at Butte
High for most digs in a season. Hannah also received first
team all-conference, second team
all-state, and was placed on the Great
Falls Tribune Super-State volleyball
team as a libero. She led Class AA in most digs
this year and was named the most
valuable player for the Bulldogs again
this year. Hannah plays for Montana
Volleyball Academy, who will be
attending the USA Volleyball National
Tournament in June. She also letters has two letters
in swimming and three letters in tennis.
MSU-Northern because of, in her words,
“the location, and the amazing
volleyball and nursing programs.”
Head Coach Huebsch says,
“We are thrilled a player of Hannah’s
ability and character has chosen
Northern. She comes from one of the top
clubs in Montana and has played in many
high level matches, which will help her
easily transition to the college game. She is a tenacious defender and
accurate server and we look forward to
her joining our team this fall.”
volleyball coach Bill Huebsch announces the signing
of Haley Yoder, a 6-foot-2 middle blocker from Woodland
High School in Woodland, Wash. Yoder, the career
leader in kills and blocks at Woodland High, also
holds individual season records for most blocks
(twice) and ranks second for most kills.
As a team captain
her senior year, she helped her team place fourth in
the 2A state tournament. She was named her team’s
most valuable player, and garnered First Team
All-League, First Team All-Area, and Second Team
Yoder has finished her club
career as a starting middle blocker with Adidas NW
18 Matt, which has placed in the top three in
multiple regional and national tournaments in the
According to Head Coach Huebsch,
“Haley is a physical player who blocks extremely
well and has great offense court sense. She has the presence at the net we have been
looking for, and I see her challenging for a
starting position as a true freshman.”
The daughter of Edward and
Jennifer Yoder, Haley plans on pursuing a degree in
Elementary Education at Northern.
The MSU-Northern volleyball team
is pleased to announce the signing of Katia
Michelotti, a 6-foot-2 middle blocker from Great
Michelotti is a three time volleyball
letter winner for C.M. Russell High School. During
her senior season, she served as a team captain and
led the CMR Rustlers in total kills, blocks and
hitting percentage. She was honored to be included
on the Eastern AA all-conference teams, earning
honorable mention in 2014 and 2nd Team
All-Conference in 2015.
Michelotti has played for the Montana
Elite Juniors volleyball travel club for six years,
gaining valuable experience while competing in
regional, sectional and national competitions at
both the AAU and United States America Volleyball levels.
A dedicated student, Michelotti carries
a 4.0 GPA, received an academic letter from CMR, is
a member and officer in the National Honor Society
and was a member in Health Occupations Students
of America in which she qualified for
nationals. She has also been selected as an
all-state academic honoree in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
excited to add Katia to our Northern Volleyball
family," Head Coach
Bill Huebsch says. "She has the experience and athleticism to be a real
offensive and defensive force at the net for us this
She is not only a player with intelligence and
passion for the game, but someone of great character
who possesses strong leadership qualities."
A future working in medicine and
helping children is important to Michelotti and she plans
to start that journey by earning a degree in biology
with a pre-med emphasis from MSU-Northern.
She is the
daughter of Ruffo and Brandee Michelotti and she has
one older brother.
MSU-Northern Head Volleyball Coach Bill Huebsch
announces the signing of Madison Weaver, a 5’11
Middle/Right Side transfer from Mount Hood Community
College in Gresham, Oregon.
A versatile athlete, Weaver competed in two years of
volleyball and basketball and one year in softball
at Mount Hood. She was the blocking leader of her
high school team during her senior year as well.
Madison maintains 3.0 GPA at Mount Hood and plan on
majoring in Criminal Justice at Northern.
She chose MSU-Northern “because of the academics
offered and the warm welcome she received at the gym
from the Northern Volleyball team.”
Coach Huebsch says, “Madison is a very determined
and experienced player who gives us immediate depth
at both the Middle and Right Side Blocking
positions. I look forward to seeing some great
competition at those spots this fall.”
Originally from Bend, Oregon, Madison is the
daughter of Sara Weaver, Brandon Mathis, and James
The MSU-Northern Volleyball team announces the
signing of Jillian Nickens, a 5-foot-11 outside
hitter from Hemet, Calif. As a four-year starter on the Hemet High
School varsity team volleyball team, Nickens helped
the Bulldogs make four consecutive California
Interscholastic Federation state tournament
During her career, she has been recognized for her
play and received honorable mention as a freshman,
second team all-league her sophomore and junior
years, and was named first team all-league her
A dedicated student, Nickens received the California
Scholar Athlete Award as a senior, earning a 3.7
her free time, she volunteers with the USA Beach
Volleyball Association and helps out with other
community service activities with her school’s
Associative Student Body program.
Nickens said she chose MSU-Northern to continue her
academic and athletic careers, “Because I wanted a
new experience outside of California and the team
made me feel so at home during my campus visit. I am
blessed with this opportunity and can't wait to see
what the future has in store!”
Head Coach Huebsch says, “Jill is an exceptional
athlete and a huge signing for our program. She has the skill set and experience you want
in an outside hitter and she will make an immediate
impact on our team and the Frontier Conference. She joins a talented and deep recruiting
class and will be hard to keep of the court as a
Jillian is the daughter of Heather Nickens and plans
to pursue a degree in biology prior to optometry
MSU-Northern volleyball coach
Bill Huebsch has announced the signing of Vaniris
Vazquez. Vazquez is a 5-foot-10 setter from Caguas,
She was a redshirt at Western
Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Neb. Western Nebraska won the Region IX National
Junior College Athletic Association title, and
placed second at the NJCAA National Tournament.
Head coach Bill Huebsch said, “Vaniris coming from
of the top junior college programs in the nation. We are looking forward to her developing her
skills as a Skylight.” Vazquez is the daughter of Franco and Raul