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Volleyball's Bannister Earns Pair of Honors

Brandon Berrio
Brandon Berrio
Assistant Communications Director

BATON ROUGE – LSU volleyball signee Taylor Bannister, a 6-foot-6-inch middle blocker/right-outside hitter out of Missouri City, Texas and Texas Premier Volleyball Club, has been named a Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com and a Fab 50 recruit by VolleyballMag.com.

Bannister was ranked as the No. 13 Senior Ace out of 250 volleyball recruits recognized by the site for the Class of 2017. The two-sport athlete for Fort Bend Christian Academy is the daughter of Ken and Pennie Bannister, a pair of former professional basketball players.

Over the course of her career, Bannister has earned 5A first-team All-State honors and was named the district MVP in 2015 and 2016. Bannister, an Under Armour Second team All-American, led FBCU to three-straight district championships as well as four-straight appearances in the state tournament.

Bannister joins fellow newcomers Nicole Decker and Raigen Cianciulli on a team, which features a wealth of experience with 14 letter winners on the 2017 squad.

For all of the latest news and information on Tiger volleyball, visit www.lsusports.net/volleyball. Fans can also follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/lsuvolleyball along with @lsuvolleyball and @lsucoachfran on Twitter and @lsuvb on Instagram.

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