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Volleyball clinic Oct. 13 at BCC
The Brunswick Community College volleyball team is offering a youth volleyball clinic Oct. 13. The clinic for those in the sixth through eighth grades begins at 9:30 a.m. before the BCC volleyball team plays Sandhills Community College at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The youth volleyball clinics will include skills sessions on the game of volleyball, teamwork concepts and teambuilding activities, lunch, special recognition during the BCC volleyball matches and more.
Youth participants should be prepared to run, jump, shuffle and perform skills with a volleyball. Youth should wear gym clothes, socks and tennis shoes to the clinics.
The fee is $20. For more information, call BCC coach Kim Jones at 755-7405 or e-mail email@example.com. Registration information is at gobccsports.com.
BCC volleyball player Miriah Milliken ranks 12th overall in aces per set and teammate Shanita Hampton ranks 15th overall in aces per set in recent NJCAA Division II statistics.
Milliken, a sophomore from Ash, is a setter/outside hitter. She is averaging 0.77 aces per set. She also had a match-high seven aces against Wilkes Community College.
Hampton, a sophomore from Bolton, is an outside hitter. She is averaging 0.76 aces per set.
“Both Miriah and Shanita have worked very hard at improving their serving and it has paid off,” coach Kim Jones said. “Having played in every match this season has given them valuable experience, as well.”
Through matches in September, BCC is 1-9 this season. The Dolphins have two matches on Friday at BCC, the first at 2 p.m. against Louisburg and the second at 6 p.m. against Rockingham. The Dolphins play a home match at 1 p.m. Saturday against Sandhills Community College.
Hart, White updates
North Carolina Wesleyan’s volleyball squad avenged a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Methodist University two weeks ago by handing the Monarchs a 3-0 sweep in USA South action Oct. 3. Set scores were 25-15, 25-21 and 25-19. Senior Anna Hart led all players with 11 kills and six blocks to pace the Bishops, who have eight straight matches.
Junior middle blocker Carly White helped the Mount Olive College Trojan volleyball team win a pair of Conference Carolinas matches last week. Against Limestone, White had seven kills and a block as the Trojans won 3-1. The next day, White played in all five sets, finishing with 15 kills and 16 points in a 3-2 win over Lees-McRae.