New Heights: Volleyball Recap
November 20, 2014
The Eagles volleyball team finished in second place in the conference this season with an overall record of 32-6 and a conference record of 13-4.
Saraya Klink, a local standout, racked up honors as a freshman. Klink made the All-Tournament team at the UNCP Braves Invitational and the MC Raptors Invitational. Klink also made the All-Region Team and All Region Tournament Team and was Region X Player of the Year!
Wake Tech had three student athletes make the All Region Team (Saraya Klink, Angie Poage, Melinda Lacks), and another who received Honorable Mention (Alicia Paeplow). Stephanie Sports, head volleyball coach for the Eagles, received Region X Coach of the Year.
The coaching staff said thank you and goodbye to five sophomores who were starters for the Eagles, each of whom plans to move on and continue playing.
The Eagles entered the Region/District tournament as the #2 seed and defeated the #7 seeded Louisburg Hurricanes in the first round. On day two, the Eagles faced powerhouse Pasco Hernando State College, the #4 nationally-ranked DII team in the NJCAA. The Eagles put up a fight but ended the season with a 3-0 loss to the Conquistadors (25-20, 25-20, 25-16).