New Zealand’s Nicky Pio commits to Polk State volleyball

Nicky Pio celebrates with her mother after signing letter of intent to attend Polk State.
Nicky Pio celebrates with her mother after signing letter of intent to attend Polk State.

Nicky Pio of Christchurch, New Zealand, has committed to attending Polk State College and playing volleyball in August 2016. 

"I picked Polk State because I connected well with the coaches and with the players who contacted me," said Pio. 

"The vibe that Head Coach German Del Valle and Assistant Coach Ashley Hass gave made me feel at ease, so I knew that I would feel at home when I'm over there. 

"I love the volleyball history of the school, and I think that I fit well into the program. I'm so excited to come to Polk, and I can't wait. " 

A graduate of Burnside High School, where she played volleyball, Pio captained the New Zealand under-21 women's team that competed in Thailand in September. 

She also played on New Zealand women's teams that played in Tahiti in 2015, Vanuatu in 2014, and the United States in 2013.

Sep 20
Women's Volleyball 6:30 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
at Florida State College at Jacksonville
Miami, FL
Sep 21
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
vs. Palm Beach State College
@ MDC
Miami Dade College Tournament
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 10:00 AM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ MDC
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, FL
Sep 22
Women's Volleyball 4:00 PM
at Miami Dade College
Miami Dade Tournament Miami, Fla.
Sep 25
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Sep 27
Women's Volleyball 7:00 PM
at College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL
CONF ALL

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