Devynn Patocka (seated, middle) is flanked by her parents Doug and Denise Patocka. Her coach at Mead High School, Keshia Havelka (standing, left), and SCC coach Carrie Puhalla look on.
Devynn Patocka, who established numerous school records during her career at Mead High School, has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Southeast Community College.
Patocka set three school records as a senior and five each as a junior and sophomore. As a senior she earned First-Team All-Class D-2 honors from the Lincoln Journal Star, was a First-Team All-State Nebraska Prep Volleyball selection and was First-Team All-Area by the Wahoo newspaper. The Omaha World-Herald selected her for its Honorable Mention Class D-2 team, and she was a second-team selection in the East Central Nebraska Conference and the Fremont Tribune newspaper.
The daughter of Doug and Denise Patocka, she led Mead to a berth in the Class D-2 State Tournament her senior year. Mead lost in the first round to end the season with a 26-6 record.
As a junior at Mead, Patocka was a First-Team All-Area selection by the Wahoo newspaper, a Second-Team All-Class D-2 by the Omaha World-Herald and Second-Team All-Area by the Fremont Tribune, Third-Team All-ECNC and Honorable Mention All-Area by the World-Herald.
As a sophomore, Patocka earned First-Team All-Area honors by the Wahoo newspaper and Honorable Mention recognition by the Fremont Tribune, ECNC, Lincoln Journal Star (all-state), and Omaha World-Herald (all-state and all-Omaha area).
Patocka was coached at Mead by Keshia Havelka.