12 Beach Volleyball players for Olympics qualifiers

first_imgRelatedPosts Olympics qualifiers: Nigeria wins third place of Women Beach Volleyball Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation has invited 12 male and female beach volleyball players to camp in Kaduna.The Zone 3 Olympic qualifier is scheduled to hold in two phases in Ghana and Lome from January 2 to 12, 2020.The Technical Director of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Martin Melandi, said six men and six women players and four coaches have resumed camping in Kaduna, adding that most of the players participated at the recently concluded Shell Invitational Championship in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.The President of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engr. Musa Nimrod, expressed optimism over the teams’ qualification from the zone, emphasising that Nigeria is ranked as one of the best not only in the zone but also in the continent of Africa.Nimrod disclosed that all necessary provisions have been made in ensuring that Nigeria’s flag is hoisted in Tokyo.Tags: Olympics qualifierslast_img read more


2020 5-star guard Priscilla Williams verbally commits to Syracuse

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm Contact David: ddschnei@syr.edu Five-star guard Priscilla Williams has verbally committed to Syracuse, Williams announced via an Instagram post on Monday afternoon. Williams is ranked third among guards and 11th overall in the 2020 class, according to the espnW 100 list. The 6-foot-2 guard also considered Southern Methodist, Louisville, Mississippi State and Florida State. Syracuse head coach Quentin Hillsman retweeted a screenshot of a scouting report saying “Williams can lead from the guard position, score off the dribble [and] spread the floor with the deep ball.” ESPN’s most recent player evaluations from July describe Williams as an “athletic guard [with a] feathery touch” and that her “mid-range game moves beyond the arc.”Williams is the second player to choose Syracuse in the class of 2020, joining guard Faith Blackstone, a four-star recruit, according to espnW 100.The Branson, Missouri native could join a Syracuse backcourt that includes Kiara Lewis and Emily Engstler, both of whom have eligibility through the 2020-21 season. The Orange’s All-Atlantic Coast Conference point guard Tiana Mangakahia, who will miss this season as she continues to undergo treatment for breast cancer, announced on Aug. 20 she plans to play for SU in the 2020-21 season.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAs a junior at Branson High School, Williams averaged 27.8 points and 10.1 rebounds per game, sunk 52 three-pointers and recorded a school-record 51 points in a game. She was named to USA Today’s All-USA Missouri Girls Basketball Team and the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association’s Class 5 All-State team in 2019. Commentslast_img read more