Volleyball Adds Firepower To 2020 Roster With Three Transfers

first_img“I chose UWF because of the coaching staff and the culture,” Fezzey said. “There’s a history of success here that the entire team is determined to continue. The staff and facilities give me every opportunity to be successful on and off the court!” “I chose UWF because I have been given an amazing opportunity to complete my degree in my desired field of Social Work and still compete at a high level,” Demps said. “I am also excited to be trained by Coach Wolter and be a participant of a family-oriented team. Let’s go Argonauts!” The trio joins four signees – Meg Brackhan (Spanish Fort, Ala.), Jacque Martin (Daphne, Ala.), Avery Rodgers (Spanish Fort, Ala.) and Georgia Small (Crestview, Fla.) – from the Fall to give the Argonauts a loaded incoming group. Demps was a standout for the past three seasons at South Region rival Tampa, helping lead the Spartans to the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball National Championship. She averaged 1.9 kills per set, which included more than 1300 total attacks. She hit .348 in three 2018 Elite Eight matches and was an AVCA All-America in high school. She was also part of the first two UT beach volleyball teams, including the 2019 squad that captured the AVCA Small College National Championship.  Print Friendly Version Nylah Demps, an outside/right side hitter from Tallahassee, Fla., Tyler Fezzey, an right side/outside hitter from Riverside, Calif. and Grace Ieremia, a middle blocker from Homestead, Fla. will transfer to UWF in the coming months. “The 2020 roster is truly one of the deepest and most talented ones I’ve had in my career,” Wolter added. “We have a great foundation of skilled players and excellent leaders returning and we added a lot of talented, multi-faceted players that are extremely competitive.  I am really looking forward to molding this team in the fall.”center_img “When I met all the women in this volleyball program, I found we all related to having that heart-pounding battle cry of competitiveness on the court,” Ieremia said. “It just hypes me up! I felt how much dedication and ambition is placed on becoming champions on and off the court.” Ieremia will be a sophomore transfer after spending her rookie college campaign at Carson-Newman as the Eagles advanced to the 2019 NCAA Elite Eight. The 6-foot middle had more than 1,000 kills and 250 blocks as a prep standout at Ferguson High School in Miami. She was a 3-time all-county selection and helped the Falcons win four district titles and make two appearances in the Class 8A and 9A state semifinals. PENSACOLA, Fla. – UWF head volleyball coach Melissa Wolter has announced the addition of three student-athletes that will join the program this fall. Fezzey spent the last three years at Cal State Fullerton where she appeared in 178 sets over 69 matches while earning her bachelor’s degree in Finance with a 3.99 grade point average. A 6-foot-1 left-handed hitter, she amassed 381 kills for 2.14 kills per set and 96 blocks with the Titans. Twice she was named to the Big West Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll and will be doing a graduate assistantship in the UWF Master’s of Business Administration program. “We are really pleased with the finishing touches on our 2020 roster,” Wolter said. “Tyler, Grace and Nylah bring in a tremendous amount of college experience and add a lot of physicality and firepower to our offense. All three of these young ladies will enhance our culture while they help us compete for championships.”last_img

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