Volleyball Inks Kansas Middle Hitter

Siloam Springs, Ark. (January 9, 2008) — Bailey Barton, a 5’11” middle-hitter from Louisburg High School in Louisburg, Kan., has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball for John Brown University in the fall.

"We are excited for Bailey to join the JBU volleyball family,” said head coach Robyn Gordon. “She has some great fundamental skills and good athleticism. Combining those things with a love for the game makes a great player for JBU.”

Throughout her high school career, Barton participated on various Junior Olympic volleyball teams. During her senior year, she was also the captain of her team, while also performing duties as president of her school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

“Bailey will be a great fit all around for JBU as she is solid academically and a great leader in all she does,” added Gordon.