- Ellie Garrett named to the USI Invitational All-Tournament Team
- Garrett's strong performances provide a boost for Jacksonville State Volleyball
- The junior setter's improvement and impact on the team's offense
Junior setter Ellie Garrett was named to the USI Invitational All-Tournament Team after putting in exceptional performances against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Bradley, and Southern Indiana. Garrett recorded 76 assists, 23 digs, 12 kills, six blocks, and four aces throughout the tournament. Head coach Derek Schroeder praised Garrett’s development, noting her transformation from a role player to the captain of the team’s offense. Garrett’s standout moment came in the match against Bradley, where she achieved a career-best .625 hitting percentage. Fans can catch Garrett and the Gamecocks in action in their upcoming home opener.