Brooklyn Hlafka
Brooklyn Hlafka


Bunker Hill, Ill.

High School:
Bunker Hill

Last College:
Lewis and Clark Community College




Redbirds Push Shockers to Brink, End Season in Five Set Loss

Wichita State will move on to face Southern Illinois in the tournament finale.


Redbirds Defeat Bears, Move on in Conference Tournament

The victory sets up a match against host Wichita State on Friday.


Rosch, Early, Hlafka Earn MVC Scholar-Athlete Honors

The three Redbird student-athletes were selected from amongst 38 nonminees.


Redbirds End Regular Season with Win Against Evansville

The win gives ISU an 18-12 overall record, tying their mark from last season.


Redbirds Fall to Salukis in Potential Conference Matchup, 3-1

The loss drops the Redbirds to 10-7 in conference play this season.


Illinois State vs. Northern Iowa

Thursday Nov. 14 at Redbird Arena


Illinois State vs. Loyola

Saturday, Nov. 2 at Redbird Arena


Illinois State vs. Bradley

Friday, Nov. 1 at Redbird Arena


Illinois State vs. Missouri State

Saturday, Oct. 12 at Redbird Arena for


Illinois State vs. Wichita State

Friday, October 11 at Redbird Arena

Senior Year (2012)
Appeared in 29 matches and 107 sets ... ranked second on the team in kills per set (2.38), third in blocks (91) and blocks per set (0.85) ... ranked fourth in kills (255), attack percentage (.219), and fifth in points (303.5) ... recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches ... posted a career-high 13 digs against Wichita State (11/9) ... recorded a dig in all but seven matches ... produced three or more block assists in 15 matches ... selected to the Nevada-Reno and Butler All-Tournament Teams ... honored as a Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention.

Junior Year (2012)
Appeared in all 30 matches and 105 sets ... named to the MVC All-Tournament team ... ranked second on the team in kills (273) and kills per set (2.60) and third in blocks per set (0.74) and points per set (3.0) ... recorded double-digit kills in 12 matches ... posted a career-high 20 points, 19 kills and nine digs against Creighton (11/10) ... recoded a dig in all but seven matches ... produced three or more block assists in 13 matches ... named Redbird Classic Most Valuable Player ... honored as a Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention.

Sophomore Year (2011)
Appeared in 30 matches and 92 sets ... ranked fifth on the team in kills (150) and kills per set (1.63) and sixth in total blocks (40.0) ... named to the Skyhawk Invitational All-Tournament team ... recorded a career-high 18 kills against Stephen F. Austin (9/2) ... posted a career-high .800 hitting percentage against Missouri State (11/19) ... compiled 16 matches with five or more kills, including two matches with 16 plus kills.

Prior to ISU
At Lewis and Clark Community College (2010): Named the MWAC Co-Freshman of the Year ... earned MWAC and MCCAC First Team All-Conference honors ... a First-Team All-Region Selection for Region 24 ... was an All-American candidate ... named to the All-Tournament Team at Lindenwood ... broke the Lewis and Clark school record for kills with 492 on the season ... was second on the team in total blocks with 141 ... finished the 2010 season 31st in the nation for a hitting percentage of 39 percent, and 29th in the nation for kills-per-set at 3.24 ... Lettered in volleyball during all four years at Bunker Hill High School ... named the MVP her junior and senior seasons ... earned all-conference honors as a junior and a senior ... earned all-state honorable mention and all-county honors ... led her team to regional and sectional championships as a senior ... competed in basketball and track at Bunker Hill High School.

Brooklyn Mackenzie Hlafka ... born July 6, 1992 ... daughter of Michael Hlafka and Jodi Potthast ... three sisters (Michaela, Ashlyn, Ava) ... three brothers (Trent, Drew, Liam) ... majoring in speech pathology.