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Special night for Jacobs' Traub

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  • Jacobs' Mackie Traub, right, celebrates with teammate Kassie Kasper Tuesday night at Jacobs. Traub was celebrated as the lone senior team member on senior night for the Golden Eagles, who swept the Chargers in two sets.

       Jacobs' Mackie Traub, right, celebrates with teammate Kassie Kasper Tuesday night at Jacobs. Traub was celebrated as the lone senior team member on senior night for the Golden Eagles, who swept the Chargers in two sets.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Emily Michalski, left, and Ashley Raby, right, try to block Jacobs' Kyla Fitzsimmons, center, during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Emily Michalski, left, and Ashley Raby, right, try to block Jacobs' Kyla Fitzsimmons, center, during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Breanna Novak, left, tries to get the ball past Jacobs' Bridget Wallenberger, right, during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Breanna Novak, left, tries to get the ball past Jacobs' Bridget Wallenberger, right, during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Frankie Cavallaro lunges for the ball against Jacobs during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Frankie Cavallaro lunges for the ball against Jacobs during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Emily Michalsi, right, and Jacobs' Bridget Wallenberger, left, vie for control of the ball during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Emily Michalsi, right, and Jacobs' Bridget Wallenberger, left, vie for control of the ball during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Franki Scarpelli gets her team revved up against Jacobs during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Franki Scarpelli gets her team revved up against Jacobs during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Dundee-Crown's Frankie Cavallaro cheers during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.

       Dundee-Crown's Frankie Cavallaro cheers during a varsity volleyball game at Algonquin on Tuesday night.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Jacobs' Mackie Traub, right, celebrates with teammate Kassie Kasper, left, during a varsity volleyball game against Dundee-Crown at Algonquin on Tuesday night. Traub was celebrated as the lone senior team member on senior night for the Golden Eagles.

       Jacobs' Mackie Traub, right, celebrates with teammate Kassie Kasper, left, during a varsity volleyball game against Dundee-Crown at Algonquin on Tuesday night. Traub was celebrated as the lone senior team member on senior night for the Golden Eagles.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

 
 

In honor of senior night, jacobs girls volleyball coach lisa dwyer, her players and coaching staff all wore pink t-shirts to school on tuesday adorned with the image of smiling setter mackenzie "mackie" traub. "don't you think it's unfair that you're favoring that one senior over the others?" another teacher asked dwyer. "no," dwyer replied matter-of-factly. "we only have one." as the team's only senior, the spotlight shined brightly on traub before and during jacobs' final home match against rival dundee-crown. the game program? fully dedicated to traub, complete with a collage of her greatest moments and separate tribute letters from her parents and her coaches.

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