Volleyball Announces Four More Commitments For Upcoming Season


SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba College Head Volleyball Coach, Patrick Nicolas, has announced the four more additions for the 2019-20 season. The four players will play both indoor and beach volleyball. Joining the program will be Morgan Pearson, of Richmond Hill, Ga., Jasmine Wooten, of Hope Mills, N.C., Malia Carr, of Arcadia, Calif., and Shaiann Palos, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Carr and Palos will be members of the initial beach team next spring.

Pearson, an outside hitter, played last season at Converse. In 2018 with the Valkyries, she posted 283 kills with 307 digs and was an academic all-conference performer. At Calvary Day School, she was a second team all-region selection as a senior and twice honorable mention. Pearson helped the Cavaliers to a 126-31 record over her career and three Georgia 1A State Championships. She played with Club Savannah.

Wooten is an outside hitter from Freedom Christian Academy. She was twice named the 910Preps Regional Volleyball Player of the Year and in 2017 was the Sandhills Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Wooten helped FCA to 2A championships in both volleyball and softball. She played club for L2 Volleyball Club.

Carr, a junior, is a transfer from Mt. San Antonio College. She played in 54 indoor matches over two seasons, posting 807 digs and serving 99 aces. She led the team in both categories each year with 55 aces and 456 digs as a sophomore. Carr was the Libero of the Year in 2017 and first team all-conference in 2018. In beach, she was a second team all-conference selection. At Arcadia High School, Carr was named Most Inspirational as a senior. She played club for the San Gabriel Elite Volleyball Club.

Palos joins Carr, her beach partner for two seasons, from Mt. San Antonio College. A junior, she posted 197 kills over 25 matches last season while adding 76 digs and 16 blocks. She was twice named second team all-conference in indoor. Last season, she was a second team all-conference beach performer. At Summit High School, Palos helped the Sky Hawks to a pair of conference titles and was all-conference as a senior. She played for Pursuit Rancho and Forza Volleyball Clubs.

Today's Events

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 1 (Old South GC),
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede (Wingate Univ.), 8:30Stats
Volleyball vs. WINGATE, 2:00VideoStats
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL, 5:00VideoStats
Football @ UNC Pembroke, 7:00AudioVideoStats
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL, 7:30VideoStats


«September 2019»
September 7

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 1) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 1) 

Cross Country in FLEET FEET INVITE (Salisbury Community Park) W-2nd;M-2nd

Football vs. WEST GEORGIA 9-37

Soccer (W) @ Lynn 4-1

Soccer (M) @ Barton 2-3

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Invitational (Day 2) 

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, ppd. 7 p.m.

September 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Invitational - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Golf (W) @ Anderson Invitational (Day 1) - (Cobbs Glen GC)

September 10

Golf (M) @ Anderson Invitational - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC) 5th of 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Invitational (Day 2) - (Cobbs Glen GC) 2nd of 9

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-3

September 11

Soccer (W) @ Francis Marion 2-1

Soccer (M) @ North Greenville 4-0

September 13

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 0-3

September 14

Football @ Winston-Salem State 21-14

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 3-0

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

September 17

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

September 18

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-4

September 20

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Tournament 12:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-1

September 21

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 1 (Old South GC) 

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede (Wingate Univ.) 8:30 a.m.

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 5 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 7:30 p.m.

September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Invitational - Day 2 (Old South GC)

September 23

Golf (M) @ King Invitational - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Invitational - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Soccer (W) @ Columbus State 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 1)

Volleyball @ UVA-Wise 7 p.m.

September 28

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 2)

Cross Country @ Hagen Stone Invite (Hagen-Stone Park)

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 1 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 3 p.m.

Football vs. WINGATE 7 p.m.

September 29

Tennis (M) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ Southeast ITA Championships (Day 3)


Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


Tennis (W) Team Photo