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Bluefield Volleyball signs another top prospect for 2012 signing class

Coach Votaw's side prepping to surprise teams in Mid-South Conference in 2012

Sports Information Department BC

May 28, 2012

Bluefield College Athletics

Bluefield, Virginia

Sports Information Department

 

Dale City, Virginia- The Bluefield College women’s volleyball team has signed another of the top high school prospects in the country in Amber Taylor-Inge, according to prepvolleyball.com which ranked her as one of the top freshman and sophomores in the country.

 

Taylor-Inge  signed her letter of intent to play for Coach Votaw and the Lady Rams on May 9, 2012 at her high school.

 

Amber, a 5-foot-10 middle hitter from Dale City, Virginia, was chosen the MVP at the “Back to School Classic” in 2010 and Co MVP in 2008.  Amber, daughter of Jeff and Julie Inge, was a member of ODACS State All tournament team from years 2008-10,  She was named all area high school 1st team for Potomac News in 09-10.  She was awarded most inspirational in 09, leadership in 10 as well as the Christian Character Award. 

 

For her career, Amber had 1356 kills,  1020 digs and 301 aces to go with 102 assists. 

 

"This is another incredible day in the life of Bluefield College Volleyball.  To be able to add a recruit as with the experience and ability as Amber is an exciting thing for our program.  We are excited that Amber is joining the Lady Rams volleyball program",” said Bluefield College coach Brian Votaw, who is entering his second season as the head coach at Bluefield.

 

"Amber is an outstanding middle hitter who excels at her position.  She has been gifted with an incredible vertical leap and great blocking skills.  I'm also extremely impressed by her serve and it could turn out to be quite a weapon at the next level also."

 

"Amber is a MVP type player and even more importantly is an incredible young Christian woman.  She has prepared herself well by playing at an outstanding high school program at Evangel Christian while being coached by Tim Morrow.  She also played for an excellent club for 4 years with the Clash Club program.  I look forward to her contribution to our team and anticipate her making a huge impact in her freshman year," expressed Coach Votaw.

 

"I chose Bluefield College because when I visited the college I thought it was amazing.   Everything was so pretty, the campus the people.  I love the fact that everyone knows everybody and it is exactly the atmosphere I wanted to be in for the next four years.  The staff and faculty and volleyball team that I had the chance to meet were so sweet and caring.  Another important reason I chose to attend Bluefield College is the fact that it is a Baptist College.  I knew that I needed to continue to be in a Christian environment more that I needed to be in a secular college environment.  I believe that attending Bluefield College I will find friends that will also strengthen my walk with God."

 

Here is the link to the video of her signing by clicking HERE

 

 

Bluefield College is gearing up to join the MID-SOUTH conference of the NAIA beginning next Fall and will be training in the preseason on Buckroe Beach near Virginia beach to compete in the tough Mid South Conference.   Votaw's first recruiting class will be the class of 2012. 

 

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Comments:

Julie Inge

Amber, we are sooo very PROUD of you and We feel that you chose the right place to start another chapter of your life. Can't wait to see you play...I Praise the good Lord above for all the talent that he has Blessed you with. Use it for his will and enjoy these next four years to come.

Barbara Price

Well Amber, I don't know if I can find the words to tell you how proud I am of you. I never dreamed that one of my grandchildren would be going to college where I grew up. I feel so blessed to have you as my granddaughter and I know that you will do well. Just keep God in your heart and he will never let you down. "No eye has seen, no ear has heard,no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him." I love you very much, and can't wait to see you play volleyball.

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