Volleyball Adds Jessi Greenberg to 2010 Squad
March 3, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky volleyball team is set to add Jessi Greenberg to its 2010 freshman class it was announced by coach Craig Skinner on Wednesday. Greenberg is a native of Melbourne, Fla., and was a second team member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armor High School All-America team.
"It was exciting to see Jessi named to the Under Armour All-American team in the fall, and we are thrilled to have her joining the program this year," Skinner said. "She's a great player with a motor that never quits, and she brings great enthusiasm and energy to the court. Jessi is a very bright and motivated person who will be a great addition to our team."
Greenberg enjoyed a successful high school and prep career as well as being a well-balanced student athlete excelling both in the classroom and on the court. She was a four-year letterman for Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy where she earned defensive player of the year and most valuable player honors in every season of her high school career. Holy Trinity claimed a District and Regional Championship during her final high school campaign and finished as the state runners up. Greenberg caps her career as the all-time career digs leader including charting 751 digs in her final two seasons.
As a senior, Greenberg hauled in honors from the AVCA as a second-team high school All-America athlete. She was also named to the All-Space Coast first team and the most valuable player of the All-County All-Star game. Greenberg has also taken to the sand courts and earned a first place finish in the AAU Junior Florida Open and qualified for the America's Challenge in Waikiki, Hawaii, in 2009.
Greenberg also excelled in basketball and track and field. She holds the Trinity record in the 100m dash with a time of 12.67 seconds. As a freshman she was a 1A state champion in track and field. On the basketball court, her AAU team captured a national championship in the open division in 2007.
In the classroom, Greenberg holds the highest honors with an above 4.0 grade point average. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Society and the National Art Honor Society where she serves as secretary. She has also given her time in over 120 community service honors which includes being a camp counselor at Holy Trinity summer camps, Rockledge Sports Zone summer camps and the Satellite Rec Center camps.
Greenberg will join fall signee Elizabeth Koberstein to comprise the 2010 freshman class.
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