Volleyball preview: Barnum Bombers
Barnum lost six starters from its 2018 squad; team opens Aug. 27 at East Central
Head coach: Corina Newman
Assistant coaches: Jill Litfin, Jimmy Calhoun
Returning starters: Olivia Bolgenholm, Rece Miletich, Kendall Miletich, Brooke Dorn, Dana Weets
New faces to watch: Lacie O'Leary
Team strengths: Hitting, jumping, serves
Biggest challenge: The team lacks experience, and needs to work on its communication and passing, Newman said.
Coach's assessment: "We're going to struggle at the beginning, but as the season progresses, we should get better and better," Newman said. "Our objective is to be playing our best at the end of the season."