NEDERLAND — One other Nederland Bulldog signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play sports activities on the collegiate stage. Rylee Bolser will play each volleyball and soccer on the College of South Carolina Lancaster.
The multi-sport athlete signed her letter of intent within the Canine Dome.
Nederland athletic director Monte Barrow praised Bolser’s potential to play a number of sports activities at a excessive stage.
“Her journey right here shouldn’t be finished but,” he stated. “We’re going to attempt to get all we are able to get out of her. Hopefully, soccer will go all the way in which to the state championship. She has one other chapter of her life beginning not so near house, however in a fantastic place. We’re excited that she will probably be representing Nederland Excessive College.”
Nederland volleyball coach Allie Crommett stated she is happy with how a lot Bolser has grown.
“She has grown as an athlete and a pacesetter on and off the court docket,” Crommett stated. “She has grown loads. I can say that from our relationship. We’ve seen some ups and downs and he or she at all times comes out stronger than what she began. I really feel like together with her legacy right here, she left it higher than she discovered it.”
Bolser stated she is happy to play on the subsequent stage although the gap from house makes her a bit anxious.
“I’m scared on the identical time simply realizing how distant it’s,” she stated. “I need to get away, however it’s leaving everybody and being to this point. It’s farther than A&M and different stuff in Texas.”
Bolser stated Lancaster was the one faculty that provided her a chance to play each volleyball and soccer.
“I’ve at all times dreamed of it, and this chance got here the place I might go for each and it made me need to do it,” she stated. “I like volleyball and soccer. I can’t select between them, which is why this supply stood out probably the most.”
The Bulldog her favourite reminiscence was when her volleyball coach was hit within the head with a ball throughout a recreation.
“It was fairly humorous,” Bolser stated. “It was both my sophomore or junior 12 months. We have been choosing up the balls and one of many different gamers was throwing it to somebody below the basket and our coach simply occurred to stroll by on the time.”
She stated her favourite workforce reminiscence was making it to the second spherical of the playoffs this previous volleyball season.
Bolser and her teammates on the soccer workforce are 9-3 on the season.