STAUNTON, VA - The Mary Baldwin Volleyball and Cross Country teams celebrated their three seniors from the 2018 graduating class before the last home volleyball game of the season against Ferrum. The Fighting Squirrels took a hard fought loss to the Panthers 0-3.
Makayla Scott, volleyball's lone senior, is graduating this spring with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in History. Scott has been a key member of the volleyball team during her 4 years at Mary Baldwin with 574 career digs and 30 career aces. During her senior year she has also served as team captain. Coach Thompson stated, “Makayla Strives to be a leader that her peers and respect and a captain that pushes her team forward.” After graduation Makayla plans to serve in the military.
Campbell Scollo is graduating this spring with a major in History and plans to go onto graduate school. She has been an integral part of the cross country team over her 4 years at Mary Baldwin. The team describes Campbell as their “team mom and team historian.” According to Coach Ely, “her positive attitude is infectious to those around her.”
Jannelly Ramos, the second senior for cross country, has been a 4 year student athlete as well however, she spent her first 3 years playing on the Mary Baldwin soccer team. Jannelly was able to step into to a new sport and immediately take on a leadership role for the team. She has been an exemplary athlete and role model for the underclassmen. Coach Ely says, “both seniors have contributed to MBU cross country in different ways, and they will be missed by our program.” Jannelly is majoring in Liberal Arts and Educational Studies and plans to student teach after graduation.
Mary Baldwin fell to Ferrum 0-3. The team fought hard during their last home game. Brenda Korlison led the offense with 8 kills while Michaela Beverly added 6 kills. Makayla Scott, volleyballs senior, led the defense with 17 digs.
Tomorrow night volleyball travels to Eastern Mennonite to play at 7pm and will continue on the road this weekend to play their final matches at William Peace.