BROOKLYN – The women's volleyball program at Pratt Institute has secured the commitments of four talented freshmen, the school announced Saturday.
"My staff and I look forward to watching these freshman blend in and contribute right away," said head coach Louis Sepulveda.
The incoming freshmen include Emelen Mikelic, a 6-rotation player from East Grand Rapids High School (Grand, Rapids, MI), whose experience and love for the game makes her one of the key pieces to the 2017 recruiting class.
Hannah Lee, a Toms River, NJ resident, is expected to play her natural position of Libero while also helping fill the vacant defensive specialist role in Pratt's roster.
Eisabella Janis enters Pratt following an impressive senior year at Nute High School (Milton, NH) that saw her team begin the year16-0 before state playoffs. The 5'9'' lefty is incredibly versatile, contributing on both the attack and defensive facets of the game.
Rounding out the class is Anna Elisse Uy, a middle blocker from Quezon City, Philippines whose experience at the club level will no doubt elevate the Cannoneers play this upcoming season.
Following an impressive 2016, in which Pratt went 12-8 (3-1 HVIAC) and advanced to the championship game, Coach Sepulveda believes this class can help the program reach new levels of success. "This group is capable of getting us back to the championship game. I feel confident that we will climb that last step this upcoming season."