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The Lady Pioneers are excited for the upcoming 2019-2020 volleyball season! Coach Michele Galagar will lead the team. She is a All-American and MVP of the SCIAC league from the University of LaVerne. She was also inducted into the University of LaVerne Hall of Fame as a volleyball player and scholar. Michele is elated to teach her team about technique, teamwork and character. She has a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sports Psychology from California Polytechnic State University- Pomona and will be applying her knowledge and leadership skills to the team.
The Varsity team is led by outside hitter and senior Celeste Lugo. Celeste with be one of the top players in the league this season. She has club volleyball experience and knows the game very well. Crystal Sanchez will be running the offense as a senior setter. Crystal will be another outstanding leader that will be making major contributions to the team this season. Karime Casas, Cindy Lamas and Andrea Lopez will be an integral part of the team this year! They are all senior hitters and will add power offensively to the Mission squad. Also, sophomores and middle blockers Emily Anguiano and Nicole Torres are displaying huge potential. Both middle blockers will be strong forces in the Horizon League this year!
The Junior Varsity team will be led by freshman setter Rebecca Palma. She will be running the offense in a very effective manner. Freshman Sophia Villa shows major promise as an outside hitter for the Lady Pioneers! The Junior Varsity team works diligently every day in practice and is very enthusiastic about the game of volleyball.
Please come out and support the Lady Pioneers! We hope to have an amazing season!