MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (November 10, 2021) – West Virginia University volleyball coach Reed Sunahara has announced the addition of eight student-athletes for the 2022 calendar year.
Quincey Coyle (Fort Lupton, Colorado), Jessica Dunn (Southlake, Texas), Samiha Foster (Laurel, Maryland), Tierney Jackson (Tulsa, Oklahoma), Madison Lund (Dripping Springs, Texas), Melanie McGann (Keller, Texas), Bailey Miller (Quinlan, Texas), and Sasha Stotler (Quincy, Ohio) committed to WVU in early November as part of National Signing Day and will join the Mountaineers next season.
“This is the best recruiting class that we have had since I got here,” coach Reed Sunahara said. “We have talented players coming in that will make a huge impact not just for next year, but for the next four years. We have players that have been playing at a high level in club, and we feel good about this class.”
Prep Volleyball ranked West Virginias class as No. 25 top recruiting class for 2022.
Quincey Coyle / Fort Lupton, Colorado
Coyle comes to Morgantown from Fort Lupton, Colorado, where she played for Mikayla Martinez at Mead High School and Jim Murray at Front Range Volleyball Club.
The 6-foot outside hitter was varsity captain and part of the all-conference team for four years. She also was named to the all-state team two times.
Additionally, Coyle tallied 1,247 kills, 812 digs and 228 aces throughout her high school career. She also was named to the all-state academic team for four years.
The daughter of Neil and Laura Coyle, she intends to major in biology at WVU.
Jessica Dunn / Southlake, Texas
Dunn joined the Mountaineers out of Southlake, Texas, competing for Teresa Dunn at Carroll Senior High and Ryan Mitchell at Skyline 18 Royal.
The 6-foot-1 setter recorded 2,602 total assists during her high school career, including 1,350 assists during her senior year.
The 2021 varsity captain was named an AVCA All-Region setter, and also was a 2021 AVCA All-American and All-State setter nominee.
Dunn was selected as the 2021 Fort Worth Star Telegram 6A Pre-Season Setter of the Year before going on to win the award following her senior campaign.
Dunn was named 2021 6A District Setter of the Year. In 2020, she received the Texas Girls’ Coaches Association 6A All-Star and Second Team All-Area Setter honors.
The daughter of Bill and Dawn Dunn, she intends to major in Criminology at WVU.
Samiha Foster / Laurel, Maryland
Foster, a native of Laurel, Maryland, played for Carole Ferrante at Reservoir High School and Silvia Johnson at Metro 17.
A four-year starter and three-time team captain for Reservoir High School and St. Johns College High School in Washington, DC, Foster was a 2021 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year nominee. She also was a 2021 AVCA All-American Watch List and two-time selection for AVCA Phenom Watch List member.
The two-time DC state champion helped Reservoir to Howard County and regional championships, as well as the Maryland State Tournament in 2021.
In 2019 she helped Saint Johns to its first Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) Championship in 15 years.
She helped Metro 17 to a fifth-place finish at the USAV Girls Junior National Championships in 17 Open division in 2021.
Foster was named the Capitol Hill Classic MVP 16 Open in 2020, and she was a four-time qualifier for the USAV Girls Junior National Championships.
Her club team participated in beach volleyball, where they finished ninth at the 2020 AVP Beach Volleyball National Championship and were a two-time selection for the USAV HP Beach program in 2019 and 2020.
The daughter of Dylan and Jerelyn Foster is looking at a career path in sports medicine or psychology. Of note, her brother, Jelani, currently plays football at the University of Rhode Island.
Tierney Jackson / Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jackson is a 6-foot-4 middle blocker from Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she played for Chadd McKee at Tulsa Union High School, Brittany Hendrix at ClubOne 17 and Greg Dewey at Oklahoma Peak.
Ranked 38th in the 2022 recruiting class, Jackson was one of eight outside hitters selected nationwide for the U19 USA Volleyball National Team Development Program in 2021.
The daughter of Dana Turley, she intends to major in sports management at WVU.
Madison Lund / Dripping Springs, Texas
Lund comes to Morgantown from Dripping Springs, Texas, where she played for Michael Kane at Dripping Springs High School and Vicente Rojas at Austin Skyline 18 Royal.
The 6-foot-3 middle blocker played on her high school varsity team for three years, where she was named all-district newcomer of the year and district champion in 2019.
The two-time academic all-district honoree was named to the 2020 all-district first team. She also was a 2020 5A State semifinalist.
In 2020, Lund was named to the TGCA All-State Team and was on the TGCA All-Star Team.
Additionally, Lund finished her high-school career with 596 kills, hitting .419 and recording 177 blocks.
The daughter of Billy and Robin Lund, she intends to major in interior architecture at WVU.
Melanie McGann / Keller, Texas
McGann comes to Morgantown from Keller, Texas, where she played for Lauren Rao at Keller High School and Phil Nickel at Drive Nation 18.
The 6-foot-2 outside hitter holds the Keller High School record for most kills in a single season with 556+.
In 2018, McGann was named JV offensive player of the year. She is a three-time District 4-6A Academic All-District honoree, while also being named to the 2020 AVCA Phenom List and the 2021 AVCA All-America Watch List.
She is a member of the 2021 Star-Telegram High School Volleyball 400 & 500 Kill Club.
Additionally, McGann is overall 44th overall in the state of Texas by Prep Dig. She was named to the 2021 AVCA High School All-Region Team.
McGann was selected to attend the USA Volleyball 2021 NTDP U19 Fall Training Series, finishing third at 2021 GJNC.
The daughter of Kim McGann, she intends to major in interior architecture at WVU.
Bailey Miller / Quinlan, Texas
Miller joins the Mountaineers out of Quinlan, Texas, where she competes for Alyssa Auringer at Boles High School and Ping Cao at Drive Nation 17 Red.
The 6-foot-3 outside hitter was team captain for the Lady Hornets her senior year. She landed on the 2A All-State team in 2021 and was named the 2A District 18 MVP.
Miller also was the 2A District 18 Offensive MVP in 2020. She helped lead the Lady Hornets to the Regional Quarterfinal Championship in 2019 and received academic all-District honors.
Miller’s club team was the Open Division National Champion Runner-up and Triple Crown Champion in 2019. She helped the team to a third-place finish at AAU Nationals in 2021.
Additionally, Miller also was a track and field athlete in high school and participated in the regional semifinals in the 4×200 relay.
The daughter of Thomas and Tammy Miller, she intends to major in exercise physiology at WVU.
Sasha Stotler / Quincy, Ohio
Stotler, a native of Quincy, Ohio, played for Candice Woods at Riverside High School and Randy Cline at the Elite Volleyball Training Center.
The 6-foot-4 middle blocker recorded 340 kills, 81 solo blocks and 165 digs throughout her high school career.
A 2021 varsity team captain for the Pirates, Stotler earned first-team all-league and first-team all-district honors in 2021. She also was a member of the 2021 all-area first team and District 9 Senior All-Star Team.
Stotler was named player of the match ten times throughout the 2021 season and was part of the 2021 AVCA All-Region 5 Team.
Additionally, Stotler and the Elite Volleyball Training Center finished ninth at AAU Nationals. She was on the Prep Volleyball Watch List her sophomore, junior and senior years.
The daughter of Justin and Angie Stotler, she intends to enroll in biochemistry at WVU.
Press Release: WVU Athletic Department