Logan volleyball's Cornist transferring from Evansville to Michigan school

Posted on May 7, 2019 7:43 PM

Oakland Volleyball Head Coach Rob Beam announced Tuesday the addition of transfer Kerra Cornist of Logan County to the team.

"I am thrilled to announce the signing of Kerra Cornist as our newest Golden Grizzly," said Beam. "She is a dynamic athlete with elite-level quickness and jumping ability. Importantly, she was a key contributor at Evansville and in the Missouri Valley Conference and will immediately be a force in our program. She is also an outstanding woman and will exemplify what is best about our student-athletes."

"Including our fall and mid-year enrollees, our 2019 class is one of the best we have ever had," said Beam. "When we combine them with our returning group that gained valuable experience last year, we have everything we need to be successful at a high level."

Kerra Cornist graduated from LCHS in 2018 and became the first Division I signee in Lady Cougar history before becoming a key play for Evansville this school year as a freshman.

The following information was supplied to the media which covers Oakland, an NCAA Division I college of over 20,000 students located in Rochester, Mich.

Cornist Auburn, Ky. Logan County HS | University of Evansville 6-0 | Middle Blocker At Evansville 2018 Appeared in 113 sets Recorded 174 kills, averaging 1.54 kills per set Led the team in hitting percentage at .249 and hit .295 in league play Led Evansville in total blocks (71) and blocks per set (0.63) High School 2016 Region 4 Player of the Year Two-time 4th Region All-Tournament Team (2016, 2017) All-State selection (2016) Four-time district champion Five-time school record holder Surpassed 1,000 career kills Played for Audubon Volleyball Association and Bravo club teams

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