WSC Volleyball Adds One To 2022-23 Signing Class

WSC Volleyball Adds One To 2022-23 Signing Class
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics.

WAYNE – As the Wayne State College volleyball program prepares to focus their attention to the beach season, an individual has signed a national letter of intent to attend Wayne State College during the 2022-23 academic year.

According to a release from Wayne State Athletics, Taylor Bunjer of Elkhorn High School will attend Wayne State and play volleyball for the Wildcats next year.

Scott Kneifl recently completed his 17th season as the head volleyball coach at WSC.

Bunjer, a 5-11 outside hitter, is a three year starter in volleyball and two year starter in track and field at Elkhorn High School. This season, Bunjer had 327 kills (3.4/set) and 233 digs (2.4/set) to go with 33 blocks for the Antlers. As a junior, Bunjer was Class B All-State honorable mention and along with All-Omaha Area and Eastern Midlands Conference honorable mention.  She excels in the classroom earning All-Academic honors as a junior and senior. In track and field, Bunjer was a State Track qualifier in two events as a junior last spring in the 400-meter dash and 4 x 400 meter relay.

“Taylor is an explosive athlete who’s attacking and blocking ability will make an immediate impact in our gym,” remarked Coach Kneifl.  “She has played for a successful high school team along with a great club program.  Taylor is a competitor and we can’t wait to see the great things she will do in black and gold.”

The Wayne State College volleyball team finished the 2021 season ranked 18th in the final AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Division II Top 25 Coaches Poll released. The Wildcats received 333 points in voting conducted by various Division II coaches from across the nation. It’s the 12th time in the last 15 years Wayne State ended the season with a Top 25 national ranking.

The Wildcats finished the regular season at 22-8 and were fourth in the NSIC with a 14-6 league record. WSC was ranked in every AVCA poll this season, starting the year 24th and ranked as high as fifth two different times.

The Wayne State College 2022 beach volleyball season will begin on Friday, February 25 against Park University in Lincoln.