University of Montana Western head volleyball coach Lisa Griffiths announced the signing of Huntley, Mont., senior libero Brianna DeCock to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.
DeCock has participated in volleyball and basketball for four years, and track one season while she attended Huntley Project High School. She has lettered all 4 years and helped lead her team to four consecutive state titles in volleyball. DeCock has been named to the All-State and All-Conference volleyball teams two years as well as a three time first team All-State tournament Team for volleyball. In addition to these awards she has played eight years for Huntley Project AAU volleyball, participated for six years in the Big Sky State Games, four years of UNC volleyball team camp and two years of National AAU Championships.
"I am thrilled Brianna has chosen to be a Bulldog,” head coach Lisa Griffiths said. “She comes from a great program and history of success and brings a competitive spirit to the gym. Her championship experience and high level skills will allow her to make an immediate impact on our program."
Off the court she has been voted to the Academic All-State volleyball team as well as the Academic All-State Basketball team throughout her 4 year high school career. She is also a member of the National Honors Society.
“I chose UMW because I felt like it was a great fit for me. I was impressed with the coach and the potential she has to bring to the program,” said DeCock of her new school and team. “I’m from a small community and I like how small the University of Montana Western is. I also like the block schedule and feel like there will be many opportunities for me here. It seems like a great community and I’m excited to be a part of this program and school.”
She is the daughter of Dennis and Darlene DeCock and plans to study elementary education while attending the University of Montana Western.
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