KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC volleyball head coach Christi Posey announced that Alli Schomers (Omaha, Neb.) signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball for the Roos next season.
“Alli is a winner, pure and simple.” Posey said. “She has consistently won throughout her career. Her leadership and court presence has contributed to multiple Nebraska State Championships and a National Championship at the club level. Her technical skills as a setter are exceptional and we believe she will make the transition to collegiate setter quickly. We look forward to having Alli begin her career as an accomplished player yet one who is eager to learn all the nuances of the setter position. We have great expectations for Alli and we believe she’ll make her mark on and off the court here at UMKC.”
Schomers led the Skutt Catholic High School SkyHawks to back-to-back Nebraska Class B State Championships in 2015 and 16 as the team captain and lone setter on the team. Schomers finished her career at Skutt with a 60-game winning-streak and won 111 of her last 114 matches.
A long list of career awards accompanies Schomers and her two state titles, including being a two-time Lincoln Journal Star Super-State First-Team honoree. She is also a two-time Omaha World Herald All-State First-Team selection, where she was named Co-Captain of the All-State team in 2016.
The Greater Omaha Sports Committee named Schomers the 2016 Top Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and she was a two-time MaxPreps Player of the Week.
Schomers was a top-43 finalist for the Prep Volleyball Junior of the Year in 2015, a Max Preps Volleyball All-American in 2015 and earned a Prep Volleyball All-American Highest Honorable Mention nod in 2016. She was also an AAU 16 open Champion and All-American in 2015, and was named to the Prep Volleyball Standout List. She was also named an Omaha World Herald All-State Honorable Mention player after helping the SkyHawks to the Nebraska Class B State championship game.
Off the court, Schomers NSAA Academic All-State award winner in 2014 and 15, and an academic letterwinner. She is a member of the National Honors Society, president of the Health Occupation Student Association, a four-year Academic All-State and All-Conference honoree and a three-year Outstanding Student award winner.
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