Laramie High junior Michon Sailors has verbally committed to Fresno State University for volleyball, opting for a different path than her great uncle, University of Wyoming legend Kenny Sailors, who was known for inventing the modern day jump shot. Fresno State had a successful run in the Mountain West championship, and Sailors' decision was influenced by the coach and the location.

By the Numbers
  • Kenny Sailors helped lead UW to its only NCAA Tournament championship in 1943.
  • Fresno State's volleyball team had a 19-14 overall record and a 13-8 record in the Mountain West.
State of Play
  • Micah Sailors chose to commit to Fresno State, influenced by the coach and the location.
  • Fresno State aims to develop Sailors as a middle blocker in its volleyball program.
  • Sailors' goal for her upcoming senior season is to be a vocal leader for Laramie High Plainsmen.
Bottom Line

Laramie High's Michon Sailors' decision to commit to Fresno State for volleyball marks a departure from her family legacy at the University of Wyoming, highlighting her aspiration for a different path and new opportunities.