LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College volleyball head coach Jill Stephens has announced the signing of Jasmine Sanders for the upcoming 2017 campaign. Sanders is expected to play as an outside hitter for the Moccasins, who are coming off their second-straight NCAA Division II South Region final appearance.
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Sanders will join the Moccasins after her senior year at Farmville Central High School in North Carolina. A three-time all-conference selection, Sanders recorded 316 kills and hit .475 as a senior. She also tallied 105 digs, 50 aces, and 25 blocks in helping the Jaguars to a 20-5 and an appearance in the quarterfinals of the NCHSAA 2A tournament. A multi-sport athlete, Sanders also competed in basketball and track & field for Farmville Central. She played club volleyball for ECJVC and Shockwave. Her older brother, Arnold (Ajay), currently plays basketball for Olney Central College in Illinois, and has signed to play at Division I Coastal Carolina next year.
"We are thrilled to add Jasmine to our volleyball family. She is a very talented athlete and volleyball player who brings great experience at all three attacking positions. Her versatility and attacking range give us another great option to add to our offensive system. Jasmine is also a great student and fits into our goals of pursuing excellence in all areas."