Six Players to Join Tiger Volleyball for 2018 Season

Six Players to Join Tiger Volleyball for 2018 Season

San Antonio - Trinity Head Coach Julie Jenkins has announced six new players that will join the Tiger volleyball team for the 2018-19 school year.

Trinity reached the SCAC Championship match for the seventh straight year in 2017, finishing with a 27-8 overall record and reaching the NCAA Playoffs for the 23rd time in program history. The Tigers ended the year ranked 11th nationally by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

 

 

Lexie Acevedo

5-4 Setter
Incarnate Word HS / SA Sting 18 Black
San Antonio, Texas
Planned Major: Political Science
2-year varsity starter
2-year HS captain; 4-year club captain
All-State 2017
1st Team All-District 2017, 2nd Team All-District 2016
Academic All-State 2017, 2016
San Antonio Gameball of the Week 2017
District Semi-Finalists 2016
USAV Nationals:  2018, 2017, 2016, 2014
MaxPreps Top 50 Players at Nationals 2016
Ranked in the Top 50 teams by USAV (2016)

Emily Ellis 

5-10 Middle Blocker
Georgetown, Texas / Austin Skyline 18 Royal
Planned Major: Biology
3-year varsity starter
HS captain; 4-year club captain
1st Team All-District 2017
2nd Team All-District 2016, Honorable Mention 2015
Academic All-District 2017, 2016, 2015
Regional Finalist, 2015
2-time HS Offensive MVP
4-time Club MVP  

Sara Flynn 

6-0 Right Side
Roosevelt HS / Kent Jrs 18-1
Seattle, Washington
Planned Major: Communications
4-year varsity starter
HS captain 2017
1st Team All-Metro 2017, 2016, 2015
2nd Team All-Metro 2014
Undefeated League Champions 2017, 2016
District Champions 2017
Metro Runner-Up 2017
Runner-Up USAV Nationals Patriot Division 2016

Emma Funk 

5-10 Middle Blocker
Our Lady Academy / WD Nation 18 Adidas
Pass Christian, Mississippi
Planned Major: Undecided
4-year varsity starter
HS Team captain 2017
1st Team All-State , All-State Tournament Team 2017, 2016, 2015
Mississippi Volleyball Player of the Year and Gatorade Player of the Year, 2016
Max Preps National Small School Player of Year 2017          
MaxPreps Small School and Underclassmen All-American 2017, 2016, 2015
Prepvolleyball All-American 2017, 2016
AVCA Phenom 2017, 2016, 2015
Wendy's High School Heisman School Winner 2017
4-year Mississippi State Champions

Tyler Sanderson

5-7 Libero
Pope John Paul II Catholic HS / WB Nation 18 Adidas
Mandeville, Louisiana
Planned Major: Accounting
4-year varsity starter
HS captain; 3-year club captain
All-State 2017
All-Metro Team 2017
1st Team All-District 2017, 2016, 2015. 2nd Team 2014
Under Armour All-American 2017; HS All-American Honorable Mention 2017
4-year State Champions
AAU Nationals All-Tournament Team 2017
AAU Academic All-American 2017, 2016.  Academic All-State 2017, 2016
Chevron HS Scholar and McDonald's A+ Athlete 2017

                 

Sarah Williammee 

5-11 Outside Hitter
East HS / Colorado Jrs 18 Sherri
Denver, Colorado
Planned Major: Pre-Med
3-year varsity starter
Club Captain 2016
All-State Team 2017
State Tournament 2017 (6th place)
Regional Finalist 2016
State Semi-Finalist 2015
Academic 1st Team 2017, 2016
Academic All-State Team 2017
2016 USAV Nationals Gold Champion 
2014 USAV Nationals Gold Champion