Seven Viking Volleyball players sign to play at four-year schools

The WVC beach/indoor volleyball program celebrate eight sophomores moving on to the next level.
The WVC beach/indoor volleyball program celebrate eight sophomores moving on to the next level.

After posting one of the finest seasons in WVC beach and indoor volleyball history, coach Armen Zakarian's Vikings celebrated additional achievments at their annual signing ceremony. Seven players officially signed for next year, with an eighth, Gabriela Valencia, undecided at press time. All-American Mapuhola Sekona leads the contingent with a full ride to Cal St. Bakersfield, while Kaylin Henderson will play beach and indoor on scholarship at the Unbiversity of Saint Katherin (San Marcos) and Elizabeth McGrath will play indoor on scholarship at Post University (Waterbury, Conn.). Continuing their beach careers will be Claire Danna (University off the Pacific), and Angelica Reyna (University of Saint Katherine). Katrina Hochmuth will play indoor at Wisconsin Lutheran (Milwaukee), while Emily Mahoney will stay in California to play indoor at Dominican University and Lizhya Shoomoonof, who has completed her playing career, continues her academic career at Santa Clara. West Valley's indoor squad finished fifth in the state after advancing to the CCCAA state championship tourney in December. Beach claimed the Coast Conference championship and Sekona and Henderson finished second in the state at the pairs tournament in May.