College Signing

Tori Paul to play for N.C. Wesleyan

May 22, 2014 

Tori Paul signs with N.C. Wesleyan with (seated) her mom, Tammy, her brother, Trevor, (standing, from left) Princeton principal Kirk Denning, volleyball coaches Paula Wooten and Paige Renfrow, Tori's father, Mark, and Princeton athletic director Marty Gurganus.

D. CLAY BEST — cbest@newsobserver.com

Parents: Mark and Tammy Paul

High School: Princeton

Also Considered: Lenoir Community College, St. Andrews College

Why Wesleyan? “I liked the small school environment. It felt a lot like Princeton that way. The coaches have stayed in touch with me and made we really feel wanted.”

Major: Exercise Science

Position: Outside Hitter

Notable: Tori is considering playing softball at Wesleyan as well. She’s been a three-sport standout at Princeton. Playing on two Bulldogs’ volleyball teams that have advanced to the eastern regional championship. She was a four-year varsity letterman for the softball and basketball teams and was a part of four Princeton conference championship softball squads. … “The thing I’ll remember most is how far we were able to go in the playoffs and how close we were as a team,” she said. … She expected to play college softball growing up but became more and more of a volleyballer after picking up the sport in sixth grade. … She was a member of the Princeton softball team that finished third in the state during her freshman season.

Compiled by D. Clay Best

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