Pueblo South's Tapia inks with Grizzly volleyball program
ALAMOSA, Colo.— Grizzly volleyball Lindy Mortensen announced that Pueblo South High School senior Megan Tapia has signed a national letter of intent to continue her volleyball and educational career at Adams State College starting in the fall of 2010.
Tapia, a 6-foot middle hitter, was recently named as the South Central League’s Player of the Year and played in the 4A Colorado Coaches of Girls' Sports All-State volleyball game on Sunday at Arvada West High School. Tapia earned All-SCL honors during each of her four seasons with the Colts, coached by Tiffany Shrewsbury, and was a 3-time first team selection.
She also played club volleyball for the Colorado Juniors and was named to the Junior Olympic All-Tournament team while playing with the club’s 16’s team. She has also been recently selected to play for the club’s top 18’s team for this upcoming club season.
"We have watched Megan play for the duration of her high school career. She is a great athlete,” Mortensen said.
“She is a very solid middle hitter as she not only can attack very well, but is a very good blocker.”
Tapia, who also played high school tennis, holds a 3.9 high school GPA and has been an academic letter-winner throughout her high school career. She plans to major in either psychology or education.
“Megan is a great student, person and is a serious athlete. We were very excited when Megan chose Adams State to further her playing career. She will fit into our philosophy and team very well,” Mortensen said.
She is the daughter of Gene & Christine Tapia. Her older sister Lindsay plays volleyball at Colorado State University-Pueblo, like ASC, a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.