Maryland continues to mine the talent-rich Midwest for future players - Katie Myers, a 6’2" sophomore middle/outside hitter from Ohio and Alexis Alden, a 6’0" freshman outside hitter from Wisconsin.
Myers attends Westerville Central High School in Westerville, OH and plays her club volleyball at Mintonette Sports, located in Columbus. Her team recently finished 11th in the Open Division at the U.S. Junior National Tournament in Minneapolis. She was named an All American in 2013.
Her club sent out their congratulations here.
Alden attends Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha, WI and plays her club volleyball with Milwaukee Sting. Her team finished 13th in the Open Division at AAU Nationals in Orlando. She was named to the Junior Volleyball Association’s National Team and has played on the Badger Region (Wisconsin) High Performance Team.
Alden let everyone know how excited she is to be a Terp:
I've been Geeking the past few hours. I'm a TERP!! Maryland here I come #terpdownforwhat #tapup #Big10bound #turtles @MDTerpsVolley— lexi alden (@Lexslayer) July 14, 2014
With the recent commitments, Maryland now has three players secured for the class of 2016 including Taylor Smith from Indiana and Gia Milana from Michigan.