Eagles excited about incoming volleyball players

With seven incoming freshmen, the Eagles hope to return to the national tournament this season. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
With seven incoming freshmen, the Eagles hope to return to the national tournament this season. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

The Polk State volleyball team has seven incoming freshmen committed to the team for the 2015-16 season. 

The new student-athletes are:

  • Mariafernanda Bolivar (Caracas, Venezuela), outside hitter/right-side hitter
  • Nicole Boots (Orlando), libero
  • Siena Kelley (Bradenton), outside hitter/right-side hitter
  • Alejandra Sanabria (Coconut Creek, Fla.), middle hitter/blocker
  • Keisha Santana (Carolina, Puerto Rico), libero
  • Madison Wildey (Orlando), setter
  • Yue Wue (Shanghai, China), outside hitter/right-side hitter 

"We're very excited to start this upcoming season," said Head Coach German Del Valle.

"Right now, our upcoming sophomores are right where they need to be. With that, the incoming freshmen bring experience and talent in the game, and we're very excited about that.

"We especially emphasize recruiting kids with character, and we're sure that all of our recruits will be a good fit for our program."

The Eagles start volleyball season Aug. 1.

The 2014 team went to the NJCAA Division 1 Volleyball National Championship in Casper, Wyo., and finished 10th out of 16 teams.

 
Aug 18
Women's Volleyball 5:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Aug 19
Women's Volleyball TBA
TBA
Orlando, Fla.
Aug 22
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
Santa Fe College
Winter Haven, Fla.
Aug 25
Women's Volleyball 1:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Titan Field House Melbourne, Fla.
Aug 25
Women's Volleyball 3:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Melbourne, FL
Tri-Match @ Eastern Florida State College Melbourne, Fla.
Aug 26
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
vs. Miami Dade College
@ East Coast Invitational
Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Aug 26
Women's Volleyball 2:30 PM
at Indian River State College
East Coast Invitational Ft. Pierce, Fla.

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