The Washington Huskies volleyball team will get one more season — surprisingly — from senior outside hitter Kylin Muñoz...
The Washington Huskies volleyball team will get one more season — surprisingly — from senior outside hitter Kylin Muñoz.
The 6 foot 1 inch Muñoz, from Monroe, originally committed to Brigham Young out of high school but then decided to attend UW. Her switch carried with it a loss of one year of eligibility, but BYU has granted her a full release and she can play for Washington in 2013.
Last season, Muñoz was the only Pac-12 player in the top 10 in both blocks and service aces.
“This is a tremendous outcome both for her and for our program,” coach Jim McLaughlin said.
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