Lansing volleyball trio sign with university programs
Three members of Lansing’s Class 5A volleyball championship team have made it official where they will make their next impact.
Olivia Mae Van Der Werff, McKenzie Moburg and Caitlin Bishop all signed national letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon in high school.
All three have led the Lions to a 38-1 record this season and the program’s first state championship since 2002 after finishing second in 2020 and third in 2019.
Olivia Mae Van Der Werff
Van Der Werff, who has recorded more than 900 kills in his career and was named to the first-team of all United Kansas Conference conferences this season, has signed with College of Charleston. The Cougars, a Division I program, play in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Moburg, who finished his senior year with 235 digs and 24 aces and was an all-conference second-team selection, signed with the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The Roos, a Division I program, play in the Summit League.
Bishop, who ended her high school career with over 3,000 assists and was voted United Kansas 2021 Conference Player of the Year, signed with the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The Newts, a Division II program, play in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.