Posted at 4:10 p.m., May 1, 2016

Fall Sports Preview

Volleyball

26-15 Overall,
6-6 Region IX

Departing players:

Paulina Hileman

  • Paulina Hileman, libero/defensive specialist, committed to Utica College
  • MiKayla Martinez, right-side hitter, committed to the University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Breanne Haskins, libero/defensive specialist, committed to Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Aspen Olson, right side hitter, averaged 1.88 kills per set for a total of 259 for the season
  • Teerstyn Johnson, middle blocker, averaged 1 kill per set for a total of 109 for the season

Returning players:

  • Preston Lienemann, outside hitter, averaged 2.5 kills per set with a total of 351
  • Tori Passarelli, left back, averaged .37 assists per set and 52 assists total all season
  • Kiley Ridgway, middle blocker, averaged 1.98 kills per set with a total of 291, signed with Sacred Heart University in Connecticut but will play her sophomore year at LCCC
  • MaKenzie DiGesualdo, setter, averaged 3.22 assists per set with a total of 245 for the season
  • Suzie Rhodes, setter, averaged 5.93 assists per set with a total of 824 for the season.

New signings:

  • Elizabeth Clark, 6-1 middle blocker, from Sandy, Utah
  • Michaela Kriewall, 6-foot right-side hitter, from Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Whitney Kailey, 5-9 outside hitter, from Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Kyra Brandth, 5-7 setter, from Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Tori Simpson, 5-5 libero/defensive specialist, from Parker, Colorado
  • Madi Taylor, 6-1 right-side hitter, from Amarillo, Texas
  • Lauren Vanderwood, 6-foot middle blocker, from Plain City, Utah
  • Lindsay Vanderwood, 6-foot right side hitter, from Plain City, Utah

Coaches call:

“The freshman are going to need to step up and adapt quickly,” coach Austin Albers said.

Men's Basketball

19-12 Overall,
9-7 Region IX

Galvin Peppers

Departing players:

  • Thomas Trotman, guard
  • Gavin Peppers, guard, averaged 18.7 points per game, committed to Cleveland University in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Naseem Hadrab, center, averaged 4.4 points per game
  • Jerry Luckett, forward, averaged 8.4 points per game
  • Iziah Sherman-Newsome, guard, averaged 11.1 points per game

Returning players:

  • Willie Willis, guard, averaged 2 points per game, was injured most of the season
  • Alfonzo Anderson, guard, averaged 7.5 points per game
  • Josh McNair, forward, averaged 10 points per game
  • Harrison Meads, forward, averaged 3.3 points per game
  • Jalen Davis, forward, averaged 1.8 points per game, ineligible for most of season
  • Jonathon Scott, redshirted
  • Ola Ayodele, forward, averaged 2.2 points per game
  • Dominik Heinzl, forward, averaged 7.7 points per game
  • Micheal Obindu, forward, averaged 4.5 points per game

New signings:

  • Elijah Oliver, 6-2 forward, from Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Marquez Jefferson, 5-7 guard, from Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Isaiah Dicks, 6-2 forward post, from Cheyenne, Wyoming

Coaches call:

“We definitely need to work on our 3-point shooting,” coach Jason Ficca said.

 

 

 

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