THE FLATS – Georgia Tech volleyball and coach Michelle Collier introduced the signing of Texas switch center blocker DeAndra Pierce to the 2023 roster on Friday.
Pierce involves The Flats as a nationwide champion following her first two collegiate seasons as a Longhorn, most just lately being part of Texas’ 2022 championship squad. The incoming Jacket noticed motion in a single set throughout her freshman season in opposition to Texas Tech.
Previous to getting into the collegiate ranks, Pierce was a two-time All-District participant for Austin Excessive Faculty. Placing collectively a stellar senior season, the sought-after recruit was named to the AVCA Excessive Faculty All-Area group. Pierce completed with 68 kills and 29 whole blocks, together with 22 solo blocks whereas taking part in in a team-high 41 units, throughout her senior 12 months. Going into the 2020 season, the Texas native was named an AVCA Elite Rising Senior and was named to the Underneath Armour All-American watch checklist. As a junior, Pierce additionally obtained district 26-6A Newcomer of the 12 months honors in 2019.
Tech enters 2023 on the heels of one other 12 months for the file books. The Yellow Jackets concluded their 2022 slate at 21-8 general and 13-5 in ACC play after advancing to the second spherical of the NCAA event. The Yellow Jackets reached that mark for the third consecutive season, becoming a member of the White and Gold of 2002-04 as the one squads to take action in succession in program historical past.
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