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Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Year: St. Francis volleyball's Molly Haggerty

Tribune/WGN-9 Athlete of the Year: St. Francis volleyball's Molly Haggerty

Growing up in Glen Ellyn, Molly Haggerty dreamed of joining her sisters as star players on the Benet volleyball team.

That dream did not come true. Many others did for Haggerty, though. After being denied admission to the Lisle private school, she chose to attend St. Francis in Wheaton, another volleyball powerhouse.

Four years and four state championships later, Haggerty has finished high school as one of the best players in the nation, a future centerpiece of Wisconsin's national powerhouse program and the Tribune/WGN-9 Preps Plus athlete of the year. She is the fourth volleyball player to earn the honor and the first since Downers Grove South's Terri Zemaitis in...

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