We interviewed Penn State girls volleyball player and NCAA
champion Katie Slay.
"To me, what makes someone special is when they find something about
themselves that is different from everyone else and they embrace it. It
could be their personality, a special talent, a physical difference, or
The possibilities are endless. "
When I play volleyball all I need are some workout clothes, running
shoes, and ankle braces.
One thing I can never play without is a headband!"
Before every game I eat a meal with the team, I always get my left
ankle taped first, and the freshmen do a skit for the team.
Also, like I said before, I always have to have a colorful headband on for
"I would say that my teammates inspire me to play well. After all,
volleyball is a team game and I know what my teammates expect from
To give them anything less, to me, is a big disappointment. So I
want to play well for them."
Katie Slay was voted the Big Ten Conference Defensive Volleyball
Player of the Week by the leagues head volleyball coaches.
Katie recorded 2.0 blocks per set in No. 9 Penn State’s three-set wins
over Wisconsin Slay had eight kills in nine swings and had a match-high
five total blocks, including two solo stuffs.
In the victory over No. 10 Minnesota Gophers she had nine kills in 12
attempts and Slay made herself into a "wall at the net with a
match-best seven total blocks, including two solo"
Notched five total blocks (two solo), adding eight kills and a dig against
For the weekend, Slay was second on the team with 17 kills on a
team-high .714 attack percentage. She also led the Nittany Lions with
12 total blocks. Katie averaged 2.83 kills per set and 2.00 blocks per
other inspiring players we interviewed as well.
University of Illinois Volleyball Player Erin Johnson
Iowa State Cyclones Volleyball Player Hannah Willms
University of Kansas Volleyball Player Tayler Tolefree
LSU Womens Volleyball Player Meghan Mannari
TCU Volleyball Player Kristen Hester
Xavier University Volleyball Player Aubree Smith
College Player Amanda Vialpando
UC Irvine Volleyball Player Kristin Winkler
UCF Volleyball Player Rachel Vukson
Texas State University Volleyball Player Amari Deardorff
University of Miami Volleyball Player Lane Carico
Hofstra University Volleyball Player Kelsie Wills
University of Dayton Volleyball Player Rachel Krabacher
University of Dayton Volleyball Player Megan Campbell
UWM Volleyball Player Morgan Potter
About Breakfast Club 60
Elite training for very advanced hard working players who INTEND to play volleyball in college.
Exclusive opportunity to train with teammates/friends with similar high goals and are ready to push YOU and themselves to improve.
Not for the curious, weak hearted or distracted player, we do more in 60 minutes than most clubs and teams do in three hours.
If you’ve never attended a Breakfast Club class contact Coach April BEFORE registering.
About Brunch Club 60
Perfect for regular Boot Camp class players and players who've ALREADY played on a City of Las Vegas/NYS Elite local league team and who're interested in more advanced training and/or trying out for the Volleycats Elite 14s/15s/ local team competing in June/July/August.
Ten (10) - intensive 60-minute sessions of semi-private (small groups of six) volleyball practices
Sessions are a specially designed mix of skills conducted by Coach April within the one hour session