Women's Volleyball Head Coach Jeanne Nauheimer '09 Introduces Newcomers

Women's Volleyball Head Coach Jeanne Nauheimer '09 Introduces Newcomers

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College women's volleyball head coach Jeanne Nauheimer '09 introduced the program's six-woman group of newcomers on Friday, comprising five first-years and one transfer student-athlete who already joined the Purple Knights for the spring 2021 semester. Nauheimer heads into her second year with the program carrying a roster nearly evenly split between upperclass and underclass players.

Alexandra Báez Rentas
Class: First-Year
Position: Setter
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: New Dimensions High School (Florida)
Club Team: Orlando Tampa Volleyball Academy
Noteworthy: Two-time team MVP and one-time Offensive Player of the Year

Aaliyah Huihui-Martinez
Class: First-Year
Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero
Hometown: Salinas, Calif.
High School: Notre Dame High School
Club Team: IMUA Volleyball Club (California)
Noteworthy: Monterey Herald All-County as sophomore and junior

Shannon Jordan
Class: First-Year
Position: Middle Blocker
Hometown: Walpole, Mass.
High School: Walpole High School
Club Team: Walpole Juniors
Noteworthy: Bay State Conference All-Star as senior

Sydney Krause
Class: First-Year
Position: Setter
Hometown: Saginaw, Mich.
High School: Valley Lutheran High School
Club Team: Imua Volleyball Club (Michigan)
Noteworthy: All-State as senior, set school's career assist record (3,150) in only three seasons

Beth Syverson
Class: Junior
Position: Middle Blocker
Hometown: Huntington, Vt.
High School: Mount Mansfield Union High School
Last College: Emmanuel College (Mass.)
Club Team: Vibe Volleyball
Noteworthy: Recorded 128 kills and 39 blocks in 29 matches at Emmanuel (Mass.) College in 2019

Syrah Wright
Class: First-Year
Position: Defensive Specialist/Libero
Hometown: Richmond, Vt.
High School: Mount Mansfield Union High School
Club Team: Fusion Volleyball Club Vermont
Noteworthy: 2019 Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year