Volleyball signee Webster featured in SI's Faces in the Crowd
Jan. 21, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Volleyball's first-semester freshman and No. 1 national recruit Bailiey Webster has earned a spot in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" feature in the magazine's Jan. 26th issue.
The 6-3 Webster was honored after concluding her senior season at St. Paul's School for Girls and earning her second-straight Gatorade Maryland volleyball player of the year award. Webster led her squad to an 18-2 record in 2008 and led the state with 487 kills, 7.20 kills per-set and a blistering .534 hitting percentage.
Webster, the nation's top-ranked recruit by PrepVolleyball.com, is a native of Brooklandville, Md., and plays club volleyball for TCA in Baltimore. In 2007 and 2008, Webster garnered Mizuno/Volleyball All-America honors. During her 2007 All-America campaign she averaged 6.4 kills per-set and hit at a blistering .535 clip.
Webster is in Austin for the spring semester and she will be joined by No. 5 national recruit ShaDare McNeal in the fall. McNeal joined Webster on the 2008 Mizuno/Volleyball All-America squad, earning honorable mention accolades.