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College volleyball: Washington State announces three recruits for 2018 season

PULLMAN – Washington State volleyball coach Jen Greeny on Thursday announced the addition of three players who will join the program in 2018.

The Cougars’ volleyball class includes Kalyah Williams, a 6-foot middle blocker/outside hitter from Long Beach, California; Hannah Pukis, a 5-11 setter from Tacoma; and Aria McComber, a 5-6 defensive specialist/libero from Kapolei, Hawaii.

Williams is a senior at Long Beach Poly High School, where the team has advanced to the state tournament with a 32-6 record. The team was ranked No. 2 in California and No. 10 in the nation.

Pukis is a senior at Bellarmine Prep, which won the State 4A title in 2014 and placed third last season. She is a three-time, all-league first-team selection and was the South Puget Sound League’s Most Valuable Player last season.

McComber is the senior captain at the Punahou School and a member of the Imi Ike Volleyball Club, which took fifth place at the 2016 AAU Championship.

“We are excited to have these three individuals join our volleyball family,” Greeny said. “They are an athletic group and all three will help us out in their respective positions.”


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