H-D grads help SWCC to JUCO tournament
CRESTON – Molly Schimp and Jenna Casey re-wrote the Hampton-Dumont volleyball record books.
Now they are helping Southwestern Community College of Creston head to the Junior College National volleyball tournament this week in Toledo, Ohio.
Schimp, who was a setter most of her career, made the move to libero for the Spartans and had 54 digs in the Region XI Pool B championship match against Kirkwood Community College at Fort Dodge on Saturday, Nov. 9 in order to advance.
“She is an all-tournament team libero,” Southwestern Community College coach Melissa Blessington said. “Moving from setter to libero, that was a big thing for us – Molly works extremely hard for us. She’s never played the position, but she is so fast and so athletic and to be a libero, you always want to be better.
“I can’t ask for a better player on my team. She is such a phenomenal setter, which is one of the reasons it made it hard for me (to make the move), but I knew she’d work hard for me no matter what; it’s how she’s wired.”