By Joseph Hayes
Alison Bastianelli was a dominating volleyball player during her time in the Blue Water Area.
By the time she graduated from Marysville High School in 2015, she had forever left her mark on the area and was dominant enough to receive an athletic scholarship to play at the University of Illinois.
Bastianelli would also play well in the Big Ten Conference and help Illinois reach the Four Four her last year on campus.
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That helped her draw attention from around the world and even capture offers from pro teams.
Now listen as the Marysville graduate discusses her first season of pro volleyball with Joseph Hayes and what it was like playing the volleyball season during a pandemic.