Shelli Ponce is in her 10th year as Oakdale's volleyball coach. Her teams have never missed the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. The Mustangs have won 80 percent of their games during her tenure and taken two trips to the Northern California playoffs. This would be her dream team:
Jaci Powell (graduated in 2010): Outside hitter was VOL MVP in 2008 and 2009. Led Oakdale to section finals and NorCal playoffs in '08, second year in a row the Mustangs made the regionals.
Jackee Lee (2010): Setter is a four-year starter and led the VOL in assists in '08 and '09, and provides kills at the net. Her versatility helped team to playoffs last three seasons.
Breanne Zellmer (2004): Outside hitter-setter was a two-time all-VOL pick and all-conference at Delta College.
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Katie Anderson (2001): Outside hitter was VOL MVP in 2000 and '01, and all-district as a senior. She went on to play for Boston College, leading BC in kills as a senior.
Heather Hernandez (2004): Outside hitter-setter was the league's most valuable setter in '04 and went on to become the 2007 NAIA Libero of the Year for Walsh University of Ohio.
Emily Evans (2004): Outside hitter was league's most valuable hitter before playing at Norte Dame de Namur University, and earning honorable mention honors in the All-Pacific West Conference.
Courtney Zellmer (2007): Outside hitter-setter was two-time all-district, three-time all-VOL and the MVP in '06. Twice was VOL's most valuable setter. Her senior year, the Mustangs' 29-5-1 record was the best in their history.