Kinsy Shofner front row center recent signed to join the Patriot Volleyball program in 2015.Kinsy Shofner front row center recent signed to join the Patriot Volleyball program in 2015.

Defensive specialist signs with the Patriots

     The Patriot volleyball defense picked up a huge boost with the signing of Kinsy Shofner, a defensive specialist from Green County.

     Kinsy began her volleyball career in eighth grade when she played with CKVC (Central Kentucky Volleyball Club) where she played with the u-16 and she continued to play for CKVC when she was in high school. When she was a freshman she played with the u-17. Then in her sophomore and junior years she played with the u-18 team.

     Shofner, a senior libero from Green County High School recently committed to become a part of the Patriot volleyball team. Shofner has been a part of the Dragons since she was a freshman in 2011. She has helped her team win four district titles in her four years. In 2013, the Dragons won the fifth region title and in the same year they made it to the state elite eight.

     She has a list of individual accomplishments that would be hard for anyone to beat. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, Shofner was named to the 18th District All-Tournament Team. Shofner was named to the fifth region All “A” Tournament team in 2013 and 2014. In 2013, she was an honorable mention for all state. She was named to the class “A” state all-tournament team in 2014.

     “We are very excited and proud to have Kinsy join the program” noted Head Coach Jason McDannold. McDannold also noted, “Not only is Kinsy a great volleyball player, but she is also an excellent student.” She was named to the first team academic all state in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

     “With the signing of Kinsy we have solidified our defense and back line for the next four years” added McDannold.
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