ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Nicolette Frasco serving in a match earlier this season.
It’s the time of season where the little changes and improvements of each volleyball player are beginning to add up and manifest themselves in improved confidence and better teamwork.
Several players have also been working out with Coach Jim Theinert to improve their strength and conditioning, and it’s paying off in a big way. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Setter Kenna McCarthy placing one perfectly for her teammates in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team’s win against Mercy Monday.
When I was a kid, there was a certain stereotyping involved in sports.
The slower baseball player was usually made into the catcher. The big kid always played on the line in football. And in volleyball, if you were short, you were the setter. All these crucial positions, perhaps not coincidentally, are underrated and under-appreciated by the casual sports fan. (more…)