Two JC Players Sign Letters of Intent
December 2, 2005
Fullerton, Calif. - The Cal State Fullerton volleyball team has received national letters of intent from two junior college transfers who will join the Titans for the 2005 season, fourth-year head coach Carolyn Zimmerman announced today.
The newcomers include 5-foot-11 outside hitter Breanna Trudeau (Valencia, Calif.) and 6-foot-1 middle blocker Amanda Pfielschiefter (San Diego, Calif.). Both women are finishing successful junior college seasons, having led their respective teams to the post-season.
"We are very pleased with the recruits that have signed on to join us next year," Coach Zimmerman said. " Breanna and Amanda bring athleticism, size and blocking and we expect them both to make an immediate impact on next year's team."
Trudeau's led the Cougars of College of the Canyons to a Southern California regional berth by leading the state with a .483 hitting percentage by collecting 5.05 kills per game, good for 2nd in California . She attended Canyon High School in Valencia, Calif. where she was a two-time first team all-league selection and was named team MVP. She has played club volleyball for SCAC and Synergy.
Zimmerman added, "Breanna will have an opportunity to train with us this Spring, and the quicker she adjusts to our system, the more veteran-like she will be for us in the Fall."
As a sophomore, Pfielschiefter was recently named to the Pacific Coast Conference's First Team for her outstanding play for the Olympians of San Diego Mesa College in 2004. She posted a .443 hitting percentage while collecting 4.14 kills-per-game while ranking 9th in the state with1.52 blocks-per game and 10th with 99 total blocks. Academically she has received both the Scholar Athlete Award (2003) and the Dean's Honor List (2003-04) for her work her work in the classroom. A three-sport letter winner at Mira Mesa High School (San Diego, Calif.), Pfielschiefter earned 2nd team All-Western league her senior year for the Marauders. She has played club ball with the Sun West Volleyball Club in San Diego.
"We are looking forward to building on our recent success as a program, and by adding Breanna's and Amanda's junior college experience we are definitely headed in the right direction." said Zimmerman whose 2004 Titan squad is coming off its third-best season in the program's 29-year history in 2004.
The two players signed their letters of intent during the early signing period, which runs Nov. 10-17. The late signing period begins April 13, 2005.