Kathy Bullock Announces 2017 Volleyball Recruiting Class
from Wes Gullett, Sports Information Director for the Greensboro College Pride
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College Head Volleyball Coach Kathy Bullock announced the 2017 Pride volleyball recruiting class Thursday.
“This year’s recruiting class is filled with a high volleyball IQ, speed, power, energy and passion,” Bullock said. “The fans can expect an extremely fast tempo, with well-polished, poised and fierce competition, while showing great discipline. Get ready for some action!”
New Orleans, La.
Ursuline Academy High School
5 feet, 9 inches
PREP: During her time at Ursuline, Artis was named to the LHSAA All-Star Team, while also being named to the first-team All-District. Additionally, she was inducted into four national honors societies. She is the daughter of Dawn Williams and Alonzo Artis.
Why Greensboro College? “I chose Greensboro College because of its small size. I come from a small, private, all-girl school so I am very used to and comfortable with the small environment. It was also an opportunity for me to leave home and continue the sport I love.”
Las Vegas, Nev.
Nevada State High School
5 feet, 10 inches
PREP: Berry was a member of the volleyball team at Centennial High School and was named the team’s Most Outstanding Player and Most Inspirational Player. Additionally, Berry served as a team captain and was named to the All-League First-Team. She is the daughter of Nya and Derrick Berry and has two siblings, Christopher and Deven.
Why Greensboro College? “Out of all the schools that I visited, Greensboro College was the only school I felt I could fit in and not pretend to be someone I’m not for the next four years. I enjoyed my visit to Greensboro, and the dynamic of the teammates that I met really helped me make my decision, along with Coach K. I look forward to the next four years in Greensboro.”
New Bern, N.C.
Havelock High School
5 feet, 9 inches
PREP: Hunter was a member of the volleyball, lacrosse and track and field teams at Havelock High School. She served as a varsity captain, while also earning Honor Roll honors for her performance in the classroom. She is the daughter of Abby and Lederrick Hunter and has two sisters, Alivia and Jayden.
Why Greensboro College? “I chose Greensboro College because the campus felt like home to me. The staff and students are very welcoming and inviting. I love the Greensboro environment, and I can’t wait for a great academic and volleyball year.”
Oakland High School
5 feet, 8 inches
PREP: During her time at Oakland, Hale-Jarrell was a two-time selection to the All-District Team, while also being selected to the Region-AAA All-Tournament Team in 2016. In addition to her performance on the court, Briley was an honors student in the classroom. She is the daughter of Greta and Sam Tune.
Why Greensboro College? “I fell in love with the school the first day I walked on campus, and volleyball gave me the opportunity to come here.”
Appoquinimink High School
5 feet, 3 inches
PREP: Ritter was a member of the women’s basketball, volleyball and softball teams at Appoquinimink High School. She was also inducted into the National Honor Society. Hannah is the daughter of Lynn and John Ritter and has two siblings, Paige and Brandon.
Why Greensboro College? “I chose Greensboro College because of the friendly atmosphere, and I have always wanted to go to college in the South.”
*****The Pride volleyball team opens its season with its first annual midnight madness at 12 a.m. Aug. 15 before hosting its alumni match at 2 p.m. Aug. 20. Additionally, the Pride will also host a meet-and-greet from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22. For more information on Greensboro College volleyball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.*****