Lady Rams sign setter.
Friday May, 03 2013
Longview, TX: Huston-Tillotson University head volleyball coach Ronnie Kaase announced the signing of 5-7 setter A’Kia Mumphrey.
Mumphrey has been the setter for the Longview High School Lobos for the past three years earning the District 11-5A “Setter of the Year” award during her junior season. Lobos volleyball coach Chaka Jackson states “A’Kia is a very quick and explosive setter while having great communication with her hitters running a 5-1 offense.”
“A’Kia will bring lots of excitement to the Lady Rams volleyball program with her leadership both on and off the court,” Kaase comments. “Her strong work ethics, court awareness, and competitiveness will strengthen the Lady Rams and help guide them back to the conference tournament.”
Mumphrey will major in pre-med working towards a nursing career. She was on the districts All-Academic team for three years.
Seated at the table is Russell Haynes (Grandfather), Nikita Mumphrey (Mom), A’Kia Mumphrey, Alana (sister), and Johnny Mumphrey (Dad). Standing behind is Johnny Hamilton (LHS Assistant AD) Ronnie Kaase (HT VB Coach), Chaka Jackson (LHS VB Coach), John King (LHS Athletic Director).