Volleyball to add eleven new faces to Fall Roster

Volleyball to add eleven new faces to Fall Roster

The Lady Lions will to fill six starting spots that they lose in the 2018 Sophomore Class. 

Each Sophomore contributed to a huge roll in the 2017 Fall Campaign and leaves an opening at every spot on the court this season. 

  • Setter Averi Foster is continuing her career at Arkansas Ft. Smith 
  • Outside Hitter Kaleigh Conger continues at Tarleton State 
  • Outside Madison Little continues at Texas Wesleyan 
  • Rightside Kamryn Weaver continues at Texas Woman's University 
  • Libero Breanna Crain moves on to University of New Orleans 
  • Middle Jenna Hampton moves to UT Permian Basin 
  • Keyonna Ganious continues at Huston-Tillostson University 

Click any name and you will see them grace the record books at North Central Texas College. With decorated careers in their freshman seasons but most specifically their sophomore seasons, the new group will have big shoes to fill as they hit the ground running. 

Fall Signees 

  • Mia Cooke - Cooke comes from Burkburnett High School where she was a standout middle blocker and outside hitter. She competed for Zone In Volleyball Academy and helped them place 13th at the Tour of Texas Qualifier this season. They were the Lone-Star Champions in Houston Texas, and took second at the Girl's Junior Nationals 18U in Anaheim this summer. In high school she was voted newcomer of the year as a freshman, District MVP her sophomore and junior seasons as well as Offensive Player of the Year her Senior campaign. In track, she was a regional qualifier both her freshman and sophomore seasons in triple jump and long jump.
  • Katelyn Erickson - Erickson makes the longest trek to Gainesville out of Kahuku High School in Hawaii. She helped her high school place 3rd in the state both her junior and senior seasons. Erickson is an AAU Volleyball Academic All American, Scholatic Athlete, and All Region Honorable Mention. She will graduate Valedictorian of her class. She also played at Aces Volleyball club while living in Utah and was on the highest ranked 16s team in the state of Utah. She plays for North Shore Volleyball Club. 
  • Jocelyn Grewing - Grewing is right in our backyard and joins us as the local stand out from Lindsey. She helped her team to the regional tournament this senior campagin and played with Empire Volleyball to round out her senior season. She is a Texas Girls Association All-State team member in 2015, 16, and 17. She is also a part of the Texas Sports Writer Association All State Team Member in 2015, 16, and 17. As a sophomore, she was placed received All Districe Honorable Mention awards, as both a junior and senior she was the District Offensive MVP of the year. She also participated in backetball and tennis. 
  • Allie Hamsher - Hamsher hails from Forney, Texas where she was a Varsity Letterman all four years for volleyball and basketball. She was also a part of the Varsity track team. She was named to 1st Team All District every year and was also named 1st Team Academic All State in 2017 in addition to being Academic All-District each year. She spent four years as a member of the National Honor Society, and garndered multiple academic awards. She was also named the Newcomer of the year in Basketball in 2015. 
  • Megan Harris - Harris arrives from Carrollton where she was a member of Hebron's State Championship squad her sophomore, junior and senior seasons. She played for DCX Club Team and competed at nationals throughout her years playing club ball. 
  • Audrey Henson -  Henson was a 4 Year Varsity Athlete at Frisco Centennial. In 2015 she was named 2nd Team All-District, in 2016 she was Honorable Mention, and in 2017 she was 1st Team All-District. She was Academic All-District Every Year. She attended the Girls Junior National Championships 5 times, 2 times in the Open Division. 
  • Cameryn McDonough
  • Meredith McPeek - McPeek joined the Lady Lions a semester early as she graduated her home school a semester early. She has already made positive contributions and we can expect to see her on the court this fall. She was a stand out for her high school team as well as her Empire Club Team. 
  • Crislynn Autry - Autry was a club teammate of McPeek and will be arriving from her home school as well. She was also a standout on her high school and Empire club team, playing any position her teams needed. 
  • Veronika Webb - Webb is a transfer from Texas Woman's University where she contributed early as a freshman. She also joined the Lions this spring semester and we can expect to see her competing somewhere on the court this fall. 
  • Lena Srdanov - Srdanov is a transfer outside hitter from Lamar Community College. She originally hails from Serbia, where she has a background in both indoor and sand volleyball.