May 16, 2016
Four Set to Join Volleyball in 2016
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba College Volleyball Coach, Ginger Hamric, has announced four newcomers for the 2016 season. Joining the squad for the upcoming fall season are Julia Adams (Canton, Ohio), Allie Grubb (Trinity, N.C.), Jaida Henderson (Creedmoor, N.C.) and Morgan Hester (Salisbury, N.C.).
Adams, a 5-6 setter, played her final two years at Jackson High School and served as captain for the Polar Bears. She was a first team all-conference and second team all-district and all-county selection. Adams helped Jackson to a pair of conference championships, a state final in 2014 and the state semifinals in 2015. Adams was named an Academic All-American, handing out just over 10 assists per set, as Jackson went 27-2 last season.
Grubb, a 5-10 hitter from Wheatmore High School, was named county MVP as a senior. She was a two-time all-conference performer and produced 557 kills, 310 blocks and 152 aces in her career. Grubb helped the Warriors to four conference titles and a pair of state runner-up finishes.
Henderson, a 5-11 middle, was a two-time all-conference pick at South Granville High School. She racked up 157 kills with 56 solo blocks as a senior. Henderson helped the Vikings to a 30-3 record as a senior and the 2015 State Championship with a win against Wheatmore.
Hester, a 5-6 setter, helped Carson High School to three conference titles and a pair of state runner-up finishes. She earned all-conference and all-county honors as Carson produced a 110-18 record over her four seasons. Hester was captain and team MVP for the Cougars as a senior, averaging just over nine assists per set with 87 digs, 52 aces, 51 blocks and 97 kills.
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.