June 2, 2012
CONWAY - The Coastal Carolina volleyball team has added Monica Hall, Júlia Milovits and Jenna Orner to the roster for the Chanticleers for the 2012-13 season.
"We are very proud to welcome Monica, Julia, and Jenna to the Chanticleer family. They measure up in every way to the standards of excellence that we've established here at Coastal Carolina," said head coach Jozsef Forman.
"I am excited about Monica, who can be a great pin player; Julia, who is one of the most talented setters in Europe; and Jenna, who is an outstanding libero. These girls are great volleyball players, wonderful people, and very good students. I fully expect them to meet the expectations that have been set by all the student-athletes I have recruited in the past."
Hall, a 6'2" middle blocker/outside hitter from Ichabod Crane High School in Niverville, N.Y., has also played club volleyball for Legion Dynamite - 18U National and Legion Dynalite - 17U National. She has played varsity all four years at Ichabod Crane High School and was named All-Colonial Conference Second Team during her sophomore season, MVP and Conference MVP Honorable Mention in her junior season. During Hall's senior season she posted 341 kills, 81 aces, 163 digs and had a .405 hitting percentage. She was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year in the Colonial Council and was also selected as a First Team All-Star after helping lead the Lady Riders to a 13-9 record, while advancing to the Section II, Class B championship.
Milovits, a 6'3" setter, from Budapest, Hungary, is a transfer from Eötvös Loránd University. She has been a member of the Vasas SC (Budapest) volleyball team, which has won the Hungarian Championship gold medal twice, including this year. The squad also won the Hungarian Cup Gold Medal during the 2012 season, as well as on two other occasions. Milovits was the team captain of Vasas SC for the 2012 season and she was named the team MVP during the Hungarian Cup Final Four Tournament. She also competed on the Hungarian National team this past season. Milovits was a member of the Hungarian Youth and Junior National team from 2005 through 2010.
Orner, a 5'3" libero transfer from Jacksonville University, appeared in all 127 sets as a true freshman. The Carlisle, Pa., native completed the 2011 season with 247 digs and posted double-digit digs nine times. The Cumberland Valley High School product also recorded 31 assists and 17 service aces during her freshman season at Jacksonville. She owns the school record for digs (2,511) at Cumberland Valley High School, where she was named to the district and division all-star teams all four seasons. During her senior season the Eagles went 16-0 and won the Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division title.