BOCA RATON, Fla.-- Florida Atlantic University Head Beach Volleyball Coach Capri Grotowski has announced the signing of seven players that will compete for the Owls starting in the 2018 season. The class includes three local products and the program's first ever international signee. Erica Brok was an honor student at Spruce Creek High School where she was a four-year starter on the indoor volleyball team and won the Class AA Sand Volleyball State Title. Brok won state, region and national championships at the club level and was named to the 2015 Indoor Phenom Watch List. Over her career, she has won more than a dozen beach events. She was also nominated as an American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Under Armour All-American and started for the SCHS soccer team for four years.
Johannah Cummines was valedictorian of her graduating class at Ridge Wood High School, where she was also a two-time all-conference selection for the volleyball team. She will attend FAU on an academic scholarship.
Kaila Dorish won all-conference honors for her final three seasons at Royal Palm Beach High School, where she was also a three-time team captain. She was a Pathfinder Award nominee for sports and was a member of the National Honor Society. Dorish played on the USA Beach Volleyball A2 and A3 Teams and is a three-time AAU Junior Olympian.
Mackenzie Morris played at Ponte Vedra High School in the Jacksonville area where she was Duval County Player of the Year.
Bailey Myott will come to FAU from Atlantic Community High School in Boynton Beach where she was named All-County by the Sun-Sentinel.
Rounding out the class will be Mazarine Tsuji. Tsuji graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas and recorded a pair of top-five finishes at beach events with future classmate Erica Brok.