Bullock Named MEC Volleyball Freshman of the Year, Team Prepares for MEC Tournament


Outside Hitter Gabrielle Bullock of Pickerington, Ohio was named the Mountain East Conference Freshman of the Year.

Bullock was also named to the All-MEC Second Team along with sophomore teammate Tabi Pontious. Bullock’s fellow freshman Jenna Dufresne was named to the All-MEC Honorable Mention team.

Both Bullock and Dufresne were also named to the All-MEC Freshman team.

The Yellow Jackets are also preparing for the MEC Volleyball Tournament, where they are seeded fifth overall and will play West Liberty Thursday at 5:00 pm.

The 2018 Yellow Jacket Volleyball Team, courtesy of wvsuyellowjackets.com

This year marks the first trip to the MEC Tournament since 2013 for State, and enters the tournament with a four game winning streak.

State currently has an overall record of 25-10, and the 25 wins match the previous single season program record, and 10-6 in the MEC.

The 10 MEC wins nearly surpass the entire MEC win total from 2014-2016.

About Noah Fulks

Noah Fulks is sports editor of the YJ. He is a member of the State men’s tennis team, and a huge fan of the women’s tennis team. He leads the YJ sports staff in reporting about all State sports team.
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