Volleyball Adds All-Region NorCal Outside Hitter

    Keri Waller, a 2008 All-Regional NorCal selection for the Sacramento City College women’s volleyball program, has signed a National Letter-of-Intent and plans to enroll at San Jose State University for the 2009 fall semester. Oscar Crespo, San Jose State’s women’s volleyball coach made the announcement.

    An outside hitter and middle blocker, the 6-foot Waller was a key member in Sacramento City College’s 25-7 win-loss record and fifth-place standing in the final state of California poll. She ranked among the 2008 leaders in the California Community College system in kills (2.92/game) and service aces (0.60/game).

    “Her experience level with two years at Sacramento City College will pay off for us. She is a strong competitor and has a strong mindset. Keri is a quick attacker and a good athlete who gets off the ground quickly,” says Crespo. “She is a very good blocker at the net. She can come in and compete for a starting position on the right side.”

    Waller finished her community college career as one of the top players in Sacramento City College history. She ranks second in career kills (505) and fourth in career blocks (145).

    Waller played her high school volleyball for Pioneer High in Woodland, Calif.

    She is the fifth player to sign a National Letter-of-Intent with San Jose State for the 2009 season. During the November 2008 signing period, Kamehameha High of Honolulu's Caitlin Andrade, a 5-9 setter, and Alex Akana, a 5-11 outside hitter; Taylor Japhet, a 5-11 outside hitter from Nevada Union High in Grass Valley, Calif., and Katie Turner, a 5-7 outside hitter/libero from Tracy (Calif.) High signed a National Letter-of-Intent.