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Hood signs with Culver-Stockton

Mar 07, 2013
Photo by: Ashlee De Wit

Mt. Pleasant’s Linzie Hood signed her letter of intent to attend Culver-Stockton College and play volleyball there in the fall.

Hood, a senior at MPCHS, said that there were a number of reasons that she chose Culver-Stockton.

“It has a really, really nice campus and awesome student support for sports,” she said. “The volleyball coach is awesome — she used to be in the Olympics. And they have my major.”

She plans to double major in psychology and Spanish, and says that the thing she looks forward to the most about playing volleyball at the next level is improving her game.

Culver-Stockton in an NAIA school in Canton, Mo. The volleyball team went 17-18 last year. Coach Caren Kemner spent 15 years playing for the United States National Team, making three trips to the Olympics and winning a bronze medal.

Pictured is Hood as she signs her letter in the Mt. Pleasant Community High School library on Wednesday afternoon. From left: Liam Hood, Linzie’s brother; Larry Price, Linzie’s grandfather; Jeff Hood, Linzie’s father; Linzie Hood; Lorna Hood, Linzie’s mother; Doris Price, Linzie’s grandmother; and Luci Wulfekuhle, Linzie’s volleyball coach at Mt. Pleasant.

Along with playing volleyball, Hood also competed for at least one year on the basketball, soccer, softball and track teams at Mt. Pleasant.

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