B.I. graduate continues volleyball at PC

Savannah Brown, who graduated as Salutatorian from the Block Island High School in 2021, continues to pursue her passion for volleyball by playing on Providence College’s Women’s Club Volleyball team. Brown played at the high school since her sophomore year. “I really liked playing in high school. I loved my coaches and the position I was put in,” Brown said. The Block Island girls volleyball team went to playoffs Brown’s sophomore year, then went to championships her junior year, but lost to St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket both years. After that, her senior year team went to the semi-finals but lost to Newport’s William S. Rogers High School. Brown also has played summer volleyballon the island since the summer before her junior year. “I loved beach volleyball and whenever I could play I would,” Brown said.Rob Martin, coach of the Block Island girls volleyball team, took time to appreciate Brown and her years on the team. “Savannah was more than a pleasure to coach. She had the drive and the talent you look for in athletes and the personality to match it,” Martin said. “She is a natural leader on the court and a great human in general.

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