Girls Volleyball: Benet’s Sheila Doyle commits to North CarolinaBenet libero Sheila Doyle keeps her hands back and watches closely as a shot from the Edwardsville side goes out of bounds untouched. | Jon Cunningham~For Sun-Times Media
Benet senior Sheila Doyle has verbally committed to play volleyball at the University of North Carolina.
“I am thrilled for the opportunity to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,” she said in a release. “The excellent academic reputation provide the perfect setting for my college career.”
The 5-5 libero was a starter on Benet’s Class 4A state championship team that finished ranked No. 6 in the nation by ESPN and No. 11 by Prepvolleyball.com.
Her 1st Alliance club team recently finished 10th in the 17 Open level at the AAU National Championship.
Shelia was also recently named to the Prepvolleyball.com Defense Dandies list as one of the best defenders in the nation.
Said Benet coach Brad Baker: “Sheila has worked extremely hard to become one of the best liberos in the state of (Illinois). Shelia is young in terms of how many years she has been playing volleyball, but she already plays defense and serves receive at an elite level. Her upside and potential are extremely high, which makes her future at North Carolina very bright.”