Wirick set to spike at Owens Community College (Audio included)
12/18/2012 8:12:32 AM
By Bill Tipple
Benjamin Logan volleyball standout Ciarra Wirick is taking her skills to the next level.
(Pictured, front row left to right – Ciarra Wirick and her mother, Dianna Ward Back row, left to right – Owens Community College head coach Sonny Lewis, assistant coach Denny Edwards, Benjamin Logan head coach Alli Reule, and Ciarra’s father, Dale Ward)
The senior signed a letter of intent with Division II Owens Community College during a ceremony in the Benjamin Logan media center Monday afternoon.
Wirick was joined by her family, teammates, and high school coach Alli Reule.
Wirick, who was named the CBC Mad River Division Player of the Year, was a three-year starter for the Raiders. She spearheaded the Raiders to a league title in the fall.
Wirick considered Heidelberg and Wooster.
She chose Owens Community College because of the financial package offered by the Toledo area two-year school.
Listen to Wirick explain her choice and describe her game.
Listen to BLHS head coach Alli Reule reflect on the signing.
Hear longtime Owens Community College coach Sonny Lewis discuss his newest recruit.
Wirick will major in physical therapy.
Benjamin Logan went 22-3 last season with a 10-0 league record.
Wirick, who was a utility player for the Raiders, will be a setter at Owens Community College.