March Athlete of the Month: Sam Candland

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March Athlete of the Month: Sam Candland

Sam Candland prepares to bump the ball during a match.  Candland is our athlete of the month for March as he prepares to begin his senior campaign on Monday.

Sam Candland prepares to bump the ball during a match. Candland is our athlete of the month for March as he prepares to begin his senior campaign on Monday.

Matthew O'Haren

Sam Candland prepares to bump the ball during a match. Candland is our athlete of the month for March as he prepares to begin his senior campaign on Monday.

Matthew O'Haren

Matthew O'Haren

Sam Candland prepares to bump the ball during a match. Candland is our athlete of the month for March as he prepares to begin his senior campaign on Monday.

Michael Raphael, Sports Writer

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March’s athlete of the month is Sam Candland.   Candland is a senior varsity volleyball player who looks to be a key contributor and leader this year.  He was a first team all-conference player last year and looks to repeat the feat this year. Candland will be attending Southern Virginia University to play volleyball next year.  

Q1: How long have you been playing volleyball?

A1: This will be my 4th year playing volleyball.

Q2: What was your favorite moment from last year?

A2: My favorite moment from last year was beating Chambersburg in front of our home crowd.

Q3: What are you most looking forward to for next year?

A3:  I’m really looking forward to playing with the rest of the seniors for one last year.

Q4: What position do you play?

A4: My position is opposite hitter.

Q5: What excites you the most about being a collegiate volleyball player?

A5:  I’m really excited to play with my older brothers who are going to be on the same team as me.  I’ve always loved playing with them.

Q6:  What is your favorite volleyball moment?

A6:  My favorite volleyball moment is when I made First-Team All-Conference as a junior.

Q7: What aspect of your game have you improved the most over your 4 years?

A7:  I have improved a lot over these last four years, but what sticks out to me is my swing.  I have vastly improved the control and power over my four years and will try to continue to do so in college.

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