Nederland volleyball player named Athlete of the Week

Published 12:09 am Friday, June 17, 2022

Volleyball players have entered summer league season as they gear up for the fall.

The Nederland Bulldogs are coming off a successful season and looking to build off their accomplishments. Ava Whitehead is not too far removed from a exceptional track season in relay and individual races.

Nederland’s Ava Whitehead was named Athlete of the Week. (Chris Moore/The News)

Now Whitehead, who plays middle blocker for the Bulldogs, turns her focus towards the volleyball court, where she was named to the District 21-5A first team last season.

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Whitehead said she and her teammates are gelling during summer league and are looking forward to the start of the volleyball season when school starts back up in August.