Cowgirl Volleyball Announces the Signing of One Student-Athlete

Nov. 9, 2005

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head volleyball coach Pat Stangle, Wednesday, announced the signing of a student-athlete to a national letter of intent to attend the University of Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2006.

Here is the signee:

Micah Lines, 5-10, Outside Hitter, Centerville, Utah (Viewmont HS):

A three-time First Team All-Region selection, along with earning First Team All-State honors given out by the Desert News and Salt Lake Tribune twice while attending Viewmont High School. Over the past four years, she has helped her team to 5A State Championships in 2003 and 2004, the runner-up spot in 2002 and her team was a participant in 2005. During her junior year, she earned the Gatorade "Utah Will to Win" Award and was named the Prep Athlete of the Week two times by the Salt Lake Tribune. A four-year letterwinner, she was a team captain this season and holds the record with 36 kills in a single match and is second with 540 kills in a single season. She was coached in high school by Lori Salvo. Her High Country club team won the silver medal in the 18-1 Open Division at the National Tournament. She also participated in the International Youth High Performance Tournament and won a gold medal, while earning All-Tournament Team honors. An excellent student, she has been on the honor roll through out high school along with participating in several scholastic activities. One of four children of Jonathan and Kimberly Lines., she has two brothers, Brye and Dutcher, and a sister, Haley.

"This is an exciting day for the University of Wyoming and our Volleyball program," said head coach Pat Stangle. "Besides being a quality person and an outstanding student, Micah has all the tools to excel, not only in the Mountain West Conference, but on a national level, as well.

"As she develops at the collegiate level, she has an opportunity to become an impact player, but more importantly, she will make those around her better.

"What really stands out about Micah is that she has an incredible drive to excel. That competitive nature will serve not only her, but her team as well, as we build our Volleyball program in to a contender. Micah is the perfect fit for what we are trying to accomplish at the University of Wyoming."