Volleyball - Thu, Aug. 30, 2012
The Purdue North Central volleyball
program has undergone a lot of changes since the end of last season. For
starters, the Panthers replaced the program's first and only head coach, John
Higgins, with Calumet College's Brian Erminger. The Panther's also unveiled an
expanded roster featuring nine new players.
all of the changes, some things never change.
Take the veteran
leadership of Brittany Piaseczny for example. Piaseczny is one of the five seniors
on an otherwise young Panther squad. "My main goal this year is to really focus on the team," said
As a veteran, Piaseczny has set the tone and led by example
which has made head coach Brian Erminger's transition easier. "Brittany, all
summer long has shown the leadership, the disciplines of what it takes to play
at the college level," said Erminger.
Piaseczny takes her role as a veteran seriously. "As seniors,
it's our responsibility to be there for the younger players," said Piaseczny.
When this season comes to a close, Piaseczny will be only the
second player in PNC history to have played all four years in a Panther uniform.
"It's sad that it's almost over. I'm really going to miss being part of this
team and playing at the collegiate level," said the senior out of Hammond-Clark
But for right now, Piaseczny is excited to help launch the
new era of PNC volleyball. "I'm excited because we have a coach with a positive
attitude and a great group of girls. I can't wait to see how much this program
Come support Brittany and the rest of the Panthers next
Tuesday at 7:00 PM at the LaPorte Civic as they host rival Purdue University of