Plock Participates In USA Volleyball National Team Tryout

first_imgDuring her senior season in the fall, she registered 515 kills, the third most in Iowa Class 5A and the eighth most overall in the state of Iowa. She closed out her career at Southeast Polk with 1,557 career kills, averaging 5.26 kills per set. As a junior, she led Iowa Class 5A and shattered the Southeast Polk record with 583 kills in the season. Plock, who attends Southeast Polk High School, was one of 18 players selected as a member of the USA Jr. National Training Team for the 2016 season. A 6-2 opposite-side hitter, Plock was named to the USA Today Preseason Volleyball Team prior to her senior season last fall. PrepVolleyball.com also recognized Plock as a ‘Senior Ace’ and a top-125 player nationally. “She was one of 18 athletes selected for the USA Jr. National Team last year summer, and now to be invited to attend the USA National Team tryout is quite an honor,” McBroom said. Plock is one of four standout high school athletes the Bulldogs signed in the fall that will join the team for the upcoming 2017 season. Print Friendly Versioncenter_img DES MOINES, Iowa – Emily Plock, an incoming freshman for the Drake University volleyball team and Altoona, Iowa, native, was one of 14 high school players in the nation invited to attend the USA Volleyball National Team Tryouts in Colorado Springs March 3-5. “I am very proud of Emily and the progress she has made throughout her prep volleyball experience,” said Drake head coach Darrin McBroom. “This is a tryout that features the top Division I collegiate athletes in the country. I attended the tryout and felt Emily performed at a very high level and you would not have guessed that she was a high school athlete among all the prospects in the gym.”last_img