Walla Walla Community College

2017 college, prep volleyball preview


League: Northwest Athletic Conference, East Region 

Coach: Chelsie Speer

Last year: 29-10 overall, 14-2 in the region (Regional champ; finished fourth in conference)

Key departures: Tori Wegdahl (All-American), Savannah Ruark, Morgan Ness, Dani Burke, Samantha Grove; Alexis Garrison. 

Key returning players: Lindsey Carpenter, sophomore outside hitter; Hannah Pond, sophomore libero; Cheyan James, sophomore outside hitter; Ashlin Orosco, sophomore outside hitter; Jordan Sluder, sophomore middle blocker.

Key additions: Emily Hedine (Wa-Hi graduate); Alissa Hendrickson (Walla Walla Valley Academy grad); Rachel Miller (Touchet grad); Kacey Halbert (Pomeroy grad).

Coach Speer: “I expect us to be competitive in the tough East Region. We always set our goals high, to win the region and of course, compete for an NWAC title, but a lot of the right things have to happen along the journey for us to accomplish our goals.”

Union Bulletin

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