Volleyball is back! Southeastern Minnesota is stockpiled with absolute studs. The season is right around the corner. Even though fans will not get to be in the stands, there's no doubt that there will be incredible matches all season long as the top talent dukes it out.

Here are 25 area volleyball stars to keep an eye on:

Stewartville's Erin Lamb (13) celebrates a point during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)
Stewartville's Erin Lamb (13) celebrates a point during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)

MH Erin Lamb, Stewartville, SR: Erin Lamb is a Class AA three-time first-team All-State selection. The Kentucky commit had 303 kills, 55 aces, 48 blocks and 260 digs last season. Lamb’s already eclipsed 1,000 career kills. Lamb is a monster and she’ll smoke missiles all season long.

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Mabel-Canton's Kenidi McCabe (28) reacts with her teammates after Mabel-Canton scored during the volleyball playoffs last fall. McCabe is one of the top players in the state, but her recruitment has been hampered by COVID-19. (Post Bulletin file photo by Joe Ahlquist)
Mabel-Canton's Kenidi McCabe (28) reacts with her teammates after Mabel-Canton scored during the volleyball playoffs last fall. McCabe is one of the top players in the state, but her recruitment has been hampered by COVID-19. (Post Bulletin file photo by Joe Ahlquist)

S Kenidi McCabe, Mabel-Canton, SR: Kenidi McCabe is an elite setter and the reigning SEC Player of the Year. McCabe is a two-time Class A first-team All-State selection. McCabe has a school-record 2,917 assists to go along with 1,417 digs and 308 aces. Oh, and she hammered 195 kills last season.

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Stewartville's Jaidyn Brower (6) reaches to pass the ball during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)
Stewartville's Jaidyn Brower (6) reaches to pass the ball during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)

S Jaidyn Brower, Stewartville, SR: Jaidyn Brower exploded for 64 assists against Concordia Academy last year in the state tournament which was essentially the same thing she did throughout her entire junior year. She finished with 1,033 assists in 2019 and was named all-Hiawatha Valley League for the second year in a row. Brower was also named Class AA second-team All-State.

Byron's Sacia Vanderpool (10) hits the ball over the net as Lake City’s Delaney Issendorf (15) and Hannah LaBonte (8) defend during a volleyball match Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Byron's Sacia Vanderpool (10) hits the ball over the net as Lake City’s Delaney Issendorf (15) and Hannah LaBonte (8) defend during a volleyball match Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

MB Sacia Vanderpool, Byron, SR: Sacia Vanderpool erupted for 368 kills –– the third-highest season total in school history –– to go along with 79 blocks. Vanderpool was named all-HVL. The Wisconsin basketball commit is a beast on the volleyball court, too.

Kasson-Mantorville's Mya Suess (12) hits the ball over the net during the West Sub-Section 1AA volleyball championship against Cannon Falls Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Kasson-Mantorville's Mya Suess (12) hits the ball over the net during the West Sub-Section 1AA volleyball championship against Cannon Falls Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

MB Mya Suess, Kasson-Mantorville, SR: Suess was uber-productive last season, totaling 166 kills and 71 blocks. She was named All-HVL and will lead the KoMets in 2020.

Kasson-Mantorville's Maddie Converse (8) sets the ball during the Section 1AA championship volleyball match against Stewartville Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Kasson-Mantorville's Maddie Converse (8) sets the ball during the Section 1AA championship volleyball match against Stewartville Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

S Maddie Converse, Kasson-Mantorville, JR: 732 assists, 61 aces, 19 kills, 16 blocks and 127 digs. Yeah, Converse absolutely stuffed the stat sheet and was selected All-HVL by the coaches. She’s already totaled 1,549 career assists. She has a chance to put together some outstanding career totals.

Lake City’s Delaney Issendorf (15) hits the ball during the Section 1AA championship match against Kasson-Mantorville on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Rochester.
Lake City’s Delaney Issendorf (15) hits the ball during the Section 1AA championship match against Kasson-Mantorville on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Rochester.

OH Delaney Issendorf, Lake City, SR: Delaney Issendorf is running it back after breaking Lake City’s all-time kills record last year. She’s amassed 933 career kills and is a two-time All-HVL selection. She should crack 1,000 career kills even in a COVID-shortened season.

Lake City's Olivia Pennington (10) hits the ball over the net as Stewartville's Jolie Stecher (2) and Allie Elliott (3) defend during the East Sub-Section 1AA volleyball championship Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Lake City's Olivia Pennington (10) hits the ball over the net as Stewartville's Jolie Stecher (2) and Allie Elliott (3) defend during the East Sub-Section 1AA volleyball championship Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

OH Olivia Pennington, Lake City, SR: Pennington and Issendorf are one of the best 1-2 punches in the area. Pennington crushed 239 kills last year to go along with 23 aces and 23 blocks. Pennington will try to finish her career as a two-time All-HVL selection.

John Marshall's Chayse Paulson (7) sets the ball during a Section 1AAA quarterfinal volleyball match against Winona Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at John Marshall High School in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
John Marshall's Chayse Paulson (7) sets the ball during a Section 1AAA quarterfinal volleyball match against Winona Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at John Marshall High School in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

S Chayse Paulson, John Marshall, SR: Chayse Paulson is one of the best –– if not the best –– players in the Big Nine. Paulson dished out 738 assists last year. Paulson has 131 career aces.

Rochester John Marshall’s Lilly Meister is a rising basketball talent. Her parents, Angie and Kurt both played in college and are helping mentor her. (Ken Klotzbach / kklotzbach@postbulletin.com)
Rochester John Marshall’s Lilly Meister is a rising basketball talent. Her parents, Angie and Kurt both played in college and are helping mentor her. (Ken Klotzbach / kklotzbach@postbulletin.com)

MH Lilly Meister, John Marshall JR: Meister led the entire state with 116 blocks. She had 14 stuffs against Mayo last season. The junior is due for a monster breakout junior year, and she's a heck of a hooper too.

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Zumbrota-Mazeppa's Rylee Nelson (3) sets the ball during a Section 1AA playoff volleyball match against Triton Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Zumbrota. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Zumbrota-Mazeppa's Rylee Nelson (3) sets the ball during a Section 1AA playoff volleyball match against Triton Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Zumbrota. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

S Rylee Nelson, Zumbrota-Mazeppa, SO: Nelson was named all-HVL as a freshman. That says a lot about a setter. Nelson is evolving into a budding star.

Cannon Falls’ Makayla Bowen (4) hits the ball over the net during a Section 1AA West quarterfinal match against Byron on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Byron.
Cannon Falls’ Makayla Bowen (4) hits the ball over the net during a Section 1AA West quarterfinal match against Byron on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Byron.

OH Makayla Bowen, Cannon Falls, SR: Bowen had 154 kills and 51 aces for Cannon Falls last season. The All-HVL selection will anchor the Cannon Falls lineup this fall.

Cannon Falls’ Jaci Winchell passes the ball during a Section 1AA West quarterfinal match against Byron on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Byron.
Cannon Falls’ Jaci Winchell passes the ball during a Section 1AA West quarterfinal match against Byron on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Byron.

S Jaci Winchell, Cannon Falls, JR: In just two years, Jaci Winchell has amassed 1,199 career assists. She was tremendous last year (826 assists, 35 aces, 214 digs and 24 blocks) and she could be even better in her junior season.

S/RH Madison Hindt, Grand Meadow, SR: Hindt was an all-around superstar for the Superlarks last year. In a team loaded with seniors, Hindt still stood out with 39 aces, 43 kills, 10 blocks, 276 assists and 126 digs.

Plainview-Elgin-Millville's Abby Hinrichs (3) spikes the ball during a high school volleyball match against St. Charles Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Plainview.
Plainview-Elgin-Millville's Abby Hinrichs (3) spikes the ball during a high school volleyball match against St. Charles Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Plainview.

S Abby Hinrichs, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, SR: As a junior, Hinrichs racked up 514 assists, 47 aces, 94 kills and 204 digs. Hinrichs is a stud for the Bulldogs.

Goodhue's Hannah Gadient sets the ball during a Hiawatha Valley League match against Lourdes on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Rochester. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)
Goodhue's Hannah Gadient sets the ball during a Hiawatha Valley League match against Lourdes on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, in Rochester. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)

S Hannah Gadient, Goodhue, SR: Gadient already has 1,000 career assists to her name, and it’s the senior setter’s last dance. She’ll look to elevate Goodhue to a breakout 2020 season.

Stewartville's Jolie Stecher watches as the ball gets past her at the net during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)
Stewartville's Jolie Stecher watches as the ball gets past her at the net during a Class AA state volleyball semifinal against Concordia Academy on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. (Andrew Link / alink@postbulletin.com)

MH Jolie Stecher, Stewartville, SR: Jolie Stecher is a Tigers star. Kaitlyn Prondzinski and Lily Welch are gone, so Stecher will have even more opportunities to rise to the occasion for Stewartville. Stecher was All-HVL last year and she’s got the inside track to do it again.

Fillmore Central's Kjerstiana Corson (6) hits the ball during a Rochester Exchange Club Volleyball Fall Invitational match against Irondale Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at the National Volleyball Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Fillmore Central's Kjerstiana Corson (6) hits the ball during a Rochester Exchange Club Volleyball Fall Invitational match against Irondale Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at the National Volleyball Center in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

L KJ Corson, Fillmore Central, SR: The All-Three Rivers selection totaled 500 digs, 22 aces and 64 assists for Fillmore Central last season. She’s amassed more than 1,200 career digs. Fillmore Central was 10-2-2 in conference play last year thanks to Corson’s big-time play.

OH Sydney Taylor, Lanesboro, SR: The All-Southeast pick was tremendous for Lanesboro in 2019. Taylor tallied 62 aces and 298 kills for the Burros.

S Ella Cambern, Lanesboro, SR: Taylor and Cambern were both All-Southeast selections last season. Cambern is coming off an outstanding sophomore season where she had 262 digs, 37 aces and 569 assists.

S Kelli Hadaway, Winona Cotter, SR: Hadaway is a two-team All-Three Rivers choice. She’s got 1,000 career assists under her belt. She added 209 digs last season for Cotter.

OH Ellie Macal, Winona Cotter, SR: Ellie Macal smoked 231 kills and had 359 digs for Cotter last year on her way to being named All-Three Rivers.

Lake City's Hannah LaBonte (8) hits the ball during a volleyball match against Byron Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Lake City's Hannah LaBonte (8) hits the ball during a volleyball match against Byron Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

MH Hannah Labonte, Lake City, SR: Labonte was a monster in the middle for the Tigers in 2019, and she’s back for more in 2020. She’ll be a key cog and have a chance to be one of the better players in the HVL.

Lake City's Elyse Dalager (13) dives for the ball during a volleyball match against Byron Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Lake City's Elyse Dalager (13) dives for the ball during a volleyball match against Byron Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Byron. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

S Elyse Dalager, Lake City, SR: Dalager has been named All-HVL honorable-mention the last two years. Dalager will have her full cast of weapons at the ready, and she’s primed for a big-time senior season.

St. Charles' Triniti Gbala (20) spikes the ball as Plainview-Elgin-Millville's Alyx Doughty (4) defends during a high school volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Plainview.
St. Charles' Triniti Gbala (20) spikes the ball as Plainview-Elgin-Millville's Alyx Doughty (4) defends during a high school volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Plainview.

MH Alyx Doughty, Plainview-Elgin-Millville, SR: Doughty is an all-around star. She was tremendous in the front line (173 kills, 44 blocks in 2019) and she was a dependable server, too, for the Bulldogs.