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Westmoreland Elite Volleyball Club

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Senior Spotlight


 

Julia Kubera:

High School: Franklin Regional

Years at West E: 6+

Position: Setter

Awards: WPIAL Champions 2020. States runner up 2020. Section champs 2021.

Volunteer Opportunities: I volunteered at Forbes Hospital this fall and Lifetime Therapy Nov-Feb

College: Duquesne University

Study/Major: Physical Therapy

Hobbies/Interests: Shopping and hanging out with friends

Favorite Volleyball Memory: Attending Nationals in Las Vegas

What will you miss about playing at West E?: How supportive and fun all of my teams have been throughout the years. Everyone is pushing each other to get better and it makes for a great atmosphere to play.

Advice to younger girls coming through the program: It is so important to always show up and do your best because that’s the only way you’re going to get better!

 

  

Gianna Zamperini:

Nickname: G

High School: Connellsville High School

Years with West E: 2

Position: Middle Hitter

Awards: Honor roll, academic all stars, national honors society, and girls volleyball captain

Volunteer Opportunities: National honors society

College: La Roche University

Study/Major: Biology

Hobbies/Interests: Musicals, singing, playing piano, and hanging out with friends

Favorite Volleyball Memory: Getting to go to nationals in Las Vegas

What will you miss about playing at West E?: Everyone I’ve ever met who played or coached here was no nice even if they didn’t know me

Advice to younger girls coming through the program: You’re your own worst critic. Remember to take a step back every now and then and appreciate the hard work you’ve done.

 

Deanna Perry:

Nickname: D

High School: Franklin Regional

Years with West E: 2

Positions: Middle Hitter and Right Side Hitter

Awards: Varsity letter for 3 years

Volunteer Opportunities: Operation Christmas Child Samaritan’s Purse Shoeboxes

College: La Roche University

Study/Major: Biology

Hobbies/Interests: Painting, hanging out with friends, playing games

Favorite Volleyball Memory: School volleyball team winning WPIALs and playing in the state championship

What will you miss about playing at West E?: My friends and the great coaching I got

Advice to younger girls coming through the program: Don’t forget to have fun while playing

  

Natalie Miller:

Nickname: Nat

High School: Norwin Senior High School

Years with West E: 5

Positions: Defensive Specialist, Outside Hitter

Awards: National Honors Society, Kitty Hawk Air Society, 3rd team Section 5A All Star Team

Volunteer Opportunities: Norwin JROTC has me gain community service through volunteering at food banks, Peer Mentor & Buddy Club events, arts & crafts festivals, and spending time with students around the district.

College: Planning to go into the military

Study/Major: Biology and Life sciences

Hobbies/Interests: Running, lifting, hiking with friends and family, laying in my hammock, and reorganizing/redecorating my room

Favorite Volleyball Memory: Watching Grace Thompson fall whenever someone gets a crazy good kill

What will you miss about playing at West E?: The competitive atmosphere at big tournaments

Advice to younger girls coming through the program: Don’t expect a position on the team, you have to work for it & to enjoy it while it lasts


                                           Name:  Haley Stormer

Nickname:  Halo

High school:  Ligonier Valley 

Years at West E:  3 years

Position: Middle

Awards: French National Honors Society, All-WPIAL team x2, First Team All-Section x2, Gatorade MVP at Duquesne Hitting

Volunteer Activity: Latrobe Hospital Volunteer, Rotary Club of Ligonier, Interact, and Ovarian Cancer Walk 

College: committed to Saint Vincent College for volleyball

Anticipated Major: Nursing

Hobbies: lifting, anything with animals and nature, art, and baking

Favorite Memory with West E: playing in Nationals in Vegas in 2021

What will be missed about playing with West E: “ All the friendships I’ve made during my years at West E. I will also miss playing with my best friend Rebecca Hess, but am excited to be playing against her in college season.”

Advice to Younger Girls: “ Stick with it and never put the ball down. Work as hard as you can every single day and with every single opportunity you get to have a ball in your hands. If you work for what you want, you will be able to accomplish anything. Also, take all advice you can utilize and try to implement it in your play!”

  

Contact

Westmoreland Elite Volleyball Club
Lindsay Lesofsky 
Co-Director   

Phone: 412-527-2218
Email: [email protected]

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