The excitement that was building for the EP Panther volleyball team’s season was put on hold last Wednesday when the IHSA announced that volleyball will be moved from a fall sport to a spring sport. The season will mirror football with a start date of February 15th and concluding the beginning of May.
Head Coach Heather Bruns said she was thankful the season was moved and not cancelled and sees the challenge for her team to remain excited. The group would have started regular season practice next Monday, but now has to wait six more months.
The Panthers had a strong finish to their season last year and return the majority of their varsity players along with some outstanding underclassmen.
EP will wrap up their summer contact days on Friday and hopes to see some additional contact time in September and October.
In the following video Bruns talks about the decision, wearing masks, and staying in shape for the delayed season.