TSU Volleyball Adds Three to 2018 Roster
Saturday, May 19, 2018
TSU Volleyball Adds Three to 2018 Roster

NASHVILLE --- Head coach Donika Sutton welcomes three Tigers to the 2018 roster with the additions of Destiny Washington (Austin, Texas)Kayla Grady (Nashville, Tenn.) and Micahlea Njie (Nashville, Tenn.).

The three student-athletes boost the roster to 12, with four returners and eight newcomers.

Destiny Washington | 5-6 | Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist | JUCO Transfer | Austin, Texas | Hill College
“Adding Destiny to our roster is going to open up our offense, strengthen our ball control and deepen our depth chart. She plays a big game and knows how to lead her team, but the most important thing about her is her precision for excellence. She is a competitor and she wants to win. You can’t coach that,” said Sutton.

  • Named to 1st Team All-Conference and All-Region
  • Averaged 2.66 kills and 2.75 digs per set
  • Helped the Lady Rebels register a 24-1 regular season
  • Posted a season high 21 digs and 16 kills as a sophomore for Hill College
  • Ranked on the list of Top 100 Liberos as a senior in the class of 2016
  • Played club for Austin Juniors Volleyball
  • Will major in Business Management

Kayla Grady | 5-7 | Right Side | Sophomore Transfer | Nashville, Tenn. | John A. Logan College/Hillsboro HS
“Kayla is a kid that I think is going to help us in a lot of areas. She’s a right side, plays outside and can also play defense. She’s going to add a lot of depth to each position, and I’m excited to have her as a Tiger,” said Sutton.

  • Averaged 1.88 kills and 2.43 digs per set and recorded 53 blocks and 37 service aces in 88 sets
  • Helped the Vols claim the Great Rivers Athletic Conference regular-season title
  • All-District and All-Region honors as a Burro at Hillsboro
  • Played club for Club West under former Tiger Erika Moss
  • Will major in Computer Science

Micahlea | 5-5 | Defensive Specialist/Libero | Incoming Freshman | Nashville, Tenn. | Antioch HS
“Micahlea is going to be a great addition to our defense. She is a defensive specialist/libero from the metro area, and I’m really excited to watch her grow,” Sutton said.

  • Named to the All-District and All-District teams
  • Awarded Antioch’s MVP title
  • Played club for Club West under former Tigers Erika Moss and Jaime Cooper

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