Congratulations to sophomore Bevia Robinson on receiving an extraordinary ceremony presentation in front of fellow Pensacola State athletes and staff. Head Coach Lyndsey Angus, President Meadows and Athletic Director Bill Hamilton(from left to right) presented her with a custom engraved souvenir for being named NJCAA First Team All-American and NFCA First Team All American in 2015.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Lewis (Gulf Breeze, FL) who has been named this week’s FCSAA Player of the Week. She currently leads the team in kills and hitting percentage. The sophomore is ranked third in the NJCAA in hitting percentage. She has lead the Pirates to a 7-0 start to the season. For the week she averaged 3.4 kills, 0.8 digs, 0.2 assists, 0.4 service aces, 0.3 blocks and 3.
Your Pensacola State Volleyball team finished the weekend with wins over Spartanburg Methodist College, Florida State College-Jacksonville, and St. Johns River State College to improve their record to 7-0.
“We swept Spartanburg Methodist and FSC Jacksonville on Friday”, Coach Laird said. “On Saturday we went the distance against St. Johns River.
Former Pirate women’s basketball Head Coach, Leah Drury, moves up to the WNBA’s Seattle Storm! Drury was announced earlier this year as Seattle’s new equipment and video manager.
In Drury’s 2 years as the head coach for the Pirates, she compiled a 22-34 overall record. Under her guidance, 6 Lady Pirates went on to continue playing at the Division 1 and the Division 2 level.
Former Pirate women’s basketball assistant coach, Keisha McClinic, has joined the staff at Murray State University.
“We’re very excited about Keisha having the opportunity to coach at the Division 1 level. She was very instrumental in helping us,” Coach Jones said. “We wish her the best of luck and are very thankful for her contributions to our program.
Yesterday’s 2 victories against Andrew College bring the Pirates record to 3-0. “We’re getting a chance to involve everyone during the match,” Coach Laird said. “We’re still working on a few different lineups to see who’s competing consistently in a position”.
Justin Wright has been named Pensacola State Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach. Wright will be replacing Joey Murdock who took a similar role at Charleston Southern University, a Division 1 program in Charleston, SC.
Although born in Grantspass, Oregon, Coach Wright was raised in Pace, Florida. He graduated from Pace High School in 2009.
Pensacola State College Volleyball looks to their sophomores to propel their squad back to the FCSAA State Championship Tournament. The program was the Panhandle Champion during Coach Laird’s first three seasons and have been the runner up the last two seasons. The Pirates return All Conference Team member, Shantel Williams.
Former Pirate Rozelle Nix has been named to the top junior college transfer list according to bleacher report. Here is the full link and story.
Marcus Morrisette has signed his NLI to play baseball at the University of West Alabama. The Tigers are coming off a great year going 42-11 including a Gulf South Conference Regular Season and Conference Tournament Title. University of West Alabama was the lone GSC team to make it to the South Region Tournament, as the Tigers once again hosted.
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