The Lady Techsters return to the court at 9 a.m. tomorrow to face Western Michigan
The 2014 season begins on Aug. 29 at the Bronco Classic in Kalamazoo, Mich.
More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
Saw action in 21 matches and started 10 as a true freshman for the Lady Techsters ... Totaled 68 kills and average 1.10 per set (62 sets) ... Recorded 23.0 total blocks on the season (4 solo, 19 assists), along with three service aces on the year ... Accounted for 84.5 points as a freshman ... Recorded a season-high seven kills (.278 %) Aug. 30 vs. Grambling in her first collegiate match as she helped lead LA Tech to a 3-0 victory over the Lady Tigers.
Earned a total of six letters as a two-sport athlete in volleyball (four letters) and basketball (two letters) at John T. Hoggard HS ... Was named Best Defensive Player (basketball) and Best Offensive Player (volleyball) ... Named a Top 10 Hitter in district 4-A in volleyball ... Named to the Carolina Region All-Tournament team ... Received the Marybeth Finegan Award for Service ... In her senior season, she recorded 175 kills, 120 blocks, 45 aces and 75 digs under coach Ron Strickland ... Helped lead her team to a 3rd place spot in the state championship ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club at John T. Hoggard ... Also was a member on the Triangle Volleyball Club, where she helped lead her team to a 4th place finish in a national qualifier tournament.
Full name is Angela Nicole Papach ... Born April 7, 1995 in Chicago, Ill. ...Daughter of Raymond and Susan Papach ... Has four siblings: Katie, Becca, Matt and Mike ... Her father, Ray, played basketball at Hillsdale College ... Her sister, Becca (UNC-Wilmington), and brother, Matt (Hillsdale College), both played collegiate basketball, while her oldest sister, Katie, played volleyball at Tri-State University.