Posted On: 07/18/21 7:09 AM

The Red Devils have long had athletes that played volleyball. Now, with a solid coaching direction, multiple kids playing club, and even MORE athleticism, there are multiple reasons to watch Pike more as an up-and-coming "volleyball school". With a  mixture of youth and experience, here’s what I saw on Thursday.

’22, Gabbi Hart Gabbi Hart 5'5" | S Pike | 2022 IN , 5-5 S

Although some might use Gabbi’s size as a reason for her not receiving a lot of publicity, I think her size combined with her athleticism makes her a prime next-level candidate. She runs a 5-1 with ease, gives hittable balls to the right hitters in the right matchups, and can even get to balls that are passed tight with her exceptional jumping ability. Another fine trait for Miss Hart is her above-average defense. It helps that their libero (listed below) can take the second ball consistently, but knowing that Gabbi doesn’t bail on her responsibility to play defense first just adds to her marketability for the next level.

’23, Gabby Gilbert Gabby Gilbert 5'9" | RS Pike | 2023 State IN , 5-10 OH/RS

Heavy-armed and smart, THIS Gabby can hit from anywhere, including pipes in the back row, and terminate regularly. She can hit shots on either pin, and can be

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