Wyoming Volleyball Signs One Student-Athlete

Nov. 11, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

University of Wyoming head volleyball coach Carrie Yerty announced the signing of one student-athlete, Rachel Keyes, to attend the University of Wyoming beginning in the fall of 2009.

"Rachel is a very dynamic athlete who has the versatility to play at the libero, setter and outside hitter positions," said Yerty. "She has competed and played at a high level with one of the top club programs. We are thrilled to have her in the Wyoming program. She will challenge for playing time as she is an incredible floor leader, and has a positive and spirited attitude."

Here is the signee:
Rachel Keyes, 5-7, Setter/Libero, Lakewood, Colo. (Mullen HS):

A four-time First Team All-Centennial League selection while attending Mullen High School. Her team is currently 23-3 overall and earned a share of the Centennial League Championship. They won the Regional Championship last weekend and go into the 4A State Championship as the second seed. She was named to the AVCA All-American Watch List, RMR Junior Qualifier All-Star Team and a RMR Junior Regional All-Star in 2009. A First Team 4A All-State and All-Tournament Team selection in 2008, she helped her team to the runner-up spot in the state tournament. A three-time team captain, she is coached by Vilis Ozols. Keyes played for the Juggernaught volleyball club. An excellent student, she is a member of the National Honor Society, the First Honor Roll and was named Academic All-State First Team in 2008-09. She is the daughter of Thomas and Joan Keyes, and has one brother, Matt.