COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Senior setter Melanie Culp has be named the captain for the Tennessee Tech University volleyball team for the 2010 season. She was named the captain by her teammates.
As captain, Culp will set the standard for her teammates both on and off the court. She will also serve as the liaison between the team and programs at Tech and the Cookeville community.
“I feel honored,” Culp said. “It’s a big responsibility and means a lot to me. I hope to be a good leader.”
“Melanie is just a solid individual,” head coach John Blair said. “She’s one of those players that gives everything she’s got.”
During the 2009 season, Culp served as the primary setter for the Golden Eagles and appeared in all 112 sets. She led the team in assists with 1,107 and earned an OVC Setter of the Week award as well.
The Golden Eagles open their 2010 season at the Clemson Invitational Friday, as they take on the Albany Great Danes, at 4 p.m.