McKala Bozman of West Stokes High School signed this week to play for the Catawba Valley Red Hawks. McKala played this past fall at UNC Pembroke, but decided to transfer to CVCC to begin her spring semester and training with the Red Hawks volleyball team.
At West Stokes, McKala posted over 1,000 high school career kills, with 411 her senior year. She also had 117 blocks, 10 assists and 61 digs under the direction of Coach Jordan Stevens as a senior. McKala led her team to a 14-8 overall record and a second-place conference finish. For her efforts, McKala was named to the All-Conference and All-Tournament team. In her junior year, McKala played for Coach Crystal Boyles and earned a fourth place conference finish. She posted 252 kills, 47 blocks, 11 digs and 10 service aces her junior year, earning a spot on the All-Conference team. McKala played AAU volleyball for Surry Storm.
“McKala’s size at the net and her quickness and athleticism make her a dynamic addition to our roster”, commented CV Head Coach Shannon Hudson. “I’m looking forward to watching McKala adapt to our offense. I know she will be a dominant weapon at the net and will also provide a strong block for our defense.” While at UNC Pembroke, McKala competed in 13 matches accumulating 60 kills and 12 digs. She also added 30 blocks for the year. A link to her complete stats is below.
McKala will obtain her Associates in Arts degree from Catawba Valley, then transfer to a 4 year university where she plans to pursue a career in Athletic Training. In high school, McKala graduated with a 3.3 GPA and was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also served as the Assistant Junior Varsity Coach at West Stokes and was an active member of the Health Occupations Students of America organization.