Southwood senior Sami White signed her letter of intent Friday to continue her volleyball career at Davenport University in Grand Rapids Michigan next year.
White led the Lady Knights to the 2A state championship game this past season and was selected first team all conference the past two seasons along with being selected first team all state and a member of the north all star team this past fall.
Davenport is coached by former Southwood stand out player Megan(Garner) Lenhart. Lenhart graduated from Southwood in 2000 and is 12th all time in career attacks and 12th in career kills
White said she chose Davenport because ‘’ It was really cool to have a coach from the same high school I played at, plus it felt like home and they have great facilities’’.
When ask if she could compete for a starting job right away White said ‘’ they graduate their setter this season with myself and another freshman from Indiana coming in. I’m ready to compete for the job’’.
Sami will study accounting while at Davenport.
Standing L-R : Davenport Coach Megan Lenhart, Southwood A.D. & Volleyball Coach Tom Finicle, Southwood Principal Tim Drake