Georgetown Volleyball Signs Annalee Abell and Lindsay Wise for 2009 Recruiting Class
Nov. 19, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Georgetown University head volleyball coach Arlisa Williams has announced that Annalee Abell (Lexington, Ky./Henry Clay) and Lindsay Wise (Raleigh, N.C./Raleigh Charter) have each signed national letters of intent to join the Hoyas volleyball team for the 2009-10 academic year.
Abell, a 6-3 middle/right side hitter from Lexington, Ky. is a three-year letterwinner and two-time Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association Region Player of the Year. Abell is also a two-time KVCA all-state player, earning first team honors during her junior season. She plays club volleyball for Asics Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy (KIVA). In 2008, Abell's 17 Red team was the 17 Open AAU National Volleyball Championship runner-up. Abell was also a three-year letterwinner in basketball and is a member of the National Honor Society.
"We are excited about the versatility that Annalee brings," Williams said. "She has the potential to help us in the middle or on the right side. Annalee comes from a strong club program that produces competitive never-say-die players. Annalee is one of those players and will bring the work ethic, competitiveness and game knowledge that we need to continue moving forward."
Wise, a 6-3 middle blocker from Raleigh, N.C., is a four-year letterwinner in volleyball, serving as her team's captain during her senior year. Wise is a two-time all-conference selection, having helped lead Raleigh Charter to the regional finals in consecutive years. Wise plays club volleyball for NC Elite. Wise also earned a varsity letter in swimming and is a member of the National Honor Society.
"Lindsay is a great addition to our program," Williams said. "She is a natural blocker and one of the most dedicated players around. Lindsay's skill, work ethic and competitiveness typify Georgetown Volleyball. We are thrilled that she'll be a part of our volleyball family beginning next fall."
Georgetown volleyball concluded its 2008 season on Sunday with a 3-2 victory over Seton Hall at McDonough Arena. The Hoyas finished 14-13 overall and 7-7 in BIG EAST play, their best finish since 2004.