Volleyball is more than just a sport to Gina. Playing volleyball feels like home to her. Its her biggest escape from stress and it makes her feel confident and powerful. As a freshman jumping into college, playing volleyball was the only thing that felt right to her. She gets up early, goes to class for about 8 hours, then goes to practice. Never once does she complain.
Her volleyball team is like a family to her. They all have a great bond which really shows on and off the court. This bond was especially strong the day of their home tournament right here at our very own Nutter Center.
Gina plays a huge rule on her team as left side hitter, also known as strong side. She has a so many of kills and aces that she can't even keep up with the exact number. As a sophomore, her college volleyball career is just starting so she has many more aces and kills ahead of her.
Gina started playing volleyball in 7th grade and she says she's never been the same since. She knew that she had a talent as soon as she stepped on the court. She can't imagine a life without volleyball.
Gina compares volleyball to life. "There's ups and downs, but you always find ways to get through them", Gina says, "I have my team, my family, and my sorority sisters, so I can always look for any of them for guidance".