OAKLAND ADDS TWO IN EARLY SIGNING PERIOD
Nov. 17, 2017



ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Oakland volleyball head coach Rob Beam announced Friday the addition of two student-athletes during the spring signing period. Abby Neidinger and Myana Carter will join the 2018-19 class.

”These two additions add depth to our roster on the pin and enhance our program across a number of skills," said Beam. "They are as athletic as any players as we have ever brought in together. They are also wonderful people and fit our team culture perfectly. I am very excited to welcome them to our family.”

Oakland Volleyball 2018-19 Recruiting Class
Name
Position
Hometown
Previous School
Abby Neidinger
OH
Slinger, Wisc.
Slinger HS
Myana Carter
OH
Lexington, Ky.
Henry Clay HS

Abby Neidinger
Slinger, Wisc.
Slinger HS
6-0 • Outside Hitter

Highlights
• First team all-conference selection (2017)
• Second team all-conference selection (2016)
• Two-time tournamnet MVP, Oshkosh Tournament (2016, 2017)

Beam on Neidinger: “Golden Grizzly fans will be immediately impressed with Abby’s physicality. She has the potential to be one of the most dominant attackers we have had in our program. Her all-around game is strong and will certainly be able to effect the match in a number of ways. Most importantly, Abby has set lofty goals for herself and is highly motivated to be great, she is always looking for a way to improve herself and her game.”

Myana Carter
Lexington, Ky.
Henry Clay HS
5-8 • Outside Hitter, Middle Back

Highlights
 Four-time all-district selection (2014-17)
 Three-time all-region selection (2015-17)
 All-state selection (2017)
• Four-time district champion (2014-2017)
• Two-time regional champion (2015, 2016)

Beam on Carter: “Myana is a versatile player who will be an outstanding six-rotation outside hitter for us.  She has excellent ball control, plays relentless defense, and scores with a fast arm.  One of the things that drew us to her was her personality and energy on the court.  She brings high-level enthusiasm all the time.”



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