Posted: Jun 14, 2020
Coach Steve Halsted and the Women's Volleyball team has officially announced the signing of Starlynn Swain, Hannah Ferebee, and Paige McRitchie for the 2020 season.
Starlyn Swain is a graduate from Mattamuskeet Early College High School in Fairfield, North Carolina. Throughout her high school career she was named as her team's MVP as well as the recipient of the teams Best Digger and Best Passer awards. "I hope to make lifelong friends with my peers at Mid-Atlantic along with accomplishing my lifelong goals, all through Jesus" replied Starlyn when asked what she most looks forward to about MACU.
Joining Swain is local standout Hannah Ferebee from Camden High School in Camden, North Carolina. A rightside hitter for the Lady Bruins, Ferebee registered 73 kills and 44 blocks during the 2019 season while helping to lead her team deep into the North Carolina 1A state tournament and for her efforts throughout the season earned an Honorable Mention on the All Area Volleyball team. Ferebee stated she choose MACU, "for several reasons, but the two main reasons for choosing MACU is being able to continue my spiritual journey with God, and being able to continue to play volleyball."
Paige Matthes McRitchie, a 2020 graduate from Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, rounds out the trio of freshmen joining the Lady Mustangs in the fall of 2020. McRitchie a 6'1 middle blocker, brings a much needed defensive presence at the net for the team and for her play on the court in 2019 received her team award for Biggest Blocks. When asked what she most looks forward to about MACU, Paige says "I'm looking forward to meeting new people and getting the chance to grow as a person. I'm also excited to get to learn about things that interest me with people who are interested in similar things."
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