WARSAW – Warsaw Community High School senior standout Katie Voelz put a pen to paper on Friday and announced her intentions to play volleyball for the Greyhounds at the University of Indianapolis.
The two-time All-Northern Lakes Conference selection has been a force for coach Mike Howard’s Tigers, racking up a career total of 1,061 kills, 477 digs, 134 blocks, and 78 aces to be among the best in Tiger volleyball history in those categories. This year the senior dominated the net for Warsaw with 475 kills while picking up a tremendous 374 digs to go along with 25 aces and 21 blocks, leading the Tigers to its second NLC championship in the past three seasons.
While standing out on the court over the past four years with blocks and kills, Voelz has demonstrated she digs the books and can ace assignments in the classroom, earning a 12.11 overall GPA. A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Council, and the Outland Volleyball Club, Voelz is currently an impressive 31st out of a class of 506 students at WCHS.
Voelz, who intends to study Education, considered both Dayton and Ball State for her collegiate future. Voelz, a 2-year letter winner for the tremendous Warsaw Track & Field program, she earned Most-improved Player award for Tiger Volleyball as a freshman and earned three team MVP awards.
Voelz will play for U. of Indianapolis’ Jason Reed. The Greyhounds, ranked No. 5 in the NCAA Division II region, are shooting for their second-consecutive Great Lakes Valley Conference championship.