Volleyball adds a pair of 5-11’s for their middle

Fort Lewis College tapped a couple of tradition-rich high school talents to fill out its already young volleyball roster.

FLC signed Alexa Moser and Taylor Heinemann to national letters of intent during the spring signing period this week. Moser is an Arizona state runner-up, and Heinemann is a ThunderRidge High School senior.

“Alexa is a dynamic player with a high volleyball IQ and the experience that will allow her to be an immediate impact player,” FLC volleyball head coach Shelly Aaland said in a news release to The Durango Herald.

“The quality of Taylor’s club and high school coaching will allow her to transition into the (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) with a great foundation of skill and knowledge of the game,” Aaland said.

Moser, a 5-11 outside hitter, led her 5A-D1 high school team to a runner-up finish in 2009. She was named to the all-tournament team and has captained her team the last two years.

Heinemann is a 5-11 middle blocker and an all-conference selection from Highlands Ranch.

The two players joined Lindley Gallegos, an early signee, in the Skyhawks’ recruiting class to help a side that went 5-21 and 2-16 in the RMAC last year.

FLC loses two seniors from last year’s roster but will return 10 to the Skyhawks’ mix.

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