Southwestern Community College’s new volleyball coach, Ting Liu, is quickly building her roster for the 2014 volleyball season. During the last week alone, Liu has added four athletes to her roster: Brusha Cobbs of Omaha, Tabitha Karkosky of Bellevue, NE, Bailey Preston of Omaha, NE, and Taylor Wisecup of Des Moines.
Cobbs, a 5’7” outside hitter and defensive specialist, graduated from Omaha North High School in May 2014. She received all-conference honorable mention her sophomore through senior years in high school. She is the daughter of Bruce and Tomeki Cobbs of Omaha, NE.
Karkosky, a 5’8” middle hitter and right side, graduated from Bellevue West High School in May 2014. She played for the Nebraska Impact Volleyball Club. She is the daughter of Steve and Kelly Karkosky of Bellevue, NE.
Preston, a 5’7” setter, graduated with honors from Roncalli Catholic High School in May 2014. She received all-conference honorable mention for volleyball her sophomore, junior, and senior years. She was named all-area honorable mention and all-state honorable mention for volleyball her senior year. Preston received the Distinguished Athlete Award from the United States Marine Corps and the Mater of Sports Award from Roncalli Catholic for earning three varsity letters while participating in volleyball, basketball, and soccer. She also received the AAA (Academics, Activities, and Athletics) award at her high school. She is the daughter of Greg Preston of Omaha, NE.
Wisecup, a 5’7” setter, graduated from North High School in May 2014. She received all-conference honorable mention all four years of high school. Wisecup was on the honor roll all four years of high school. She is the daughter of Janea Wisecup of Des Moines.
Pictured above (L to R): Brusha Cobbs, Tabitha Karkosky, Bailey Preston, Taylor Wisecup