Grensing Announces Two V-Ball Signings

<b>AMES, Iowa --</b> Two prep standouts signed national letters of intent to play volleyball at Iowa State, head coach Linda Crum announced today. The 2003-04 recruit class includes two middle blockers.

"These are two of the best recruits we've ever had here. They were both highly recruited elsewhere and I really think they will add to our chemistry and make our team better," Crum said.

Erin Boeve, a 6-2 middle blocker from Steen, Minn., was a four-year starter at Hills-Beaver Creek High School and earned first-team all-conference honors all four years, as well as earning first-team all-state honors her senior year. She was named to the Worthington Globe all-area team three straight years and was named to the Marshall Subway all-tournament team twice. Boeve played club volleyball with the Southwest Minnesota Juniors in Marshall, Minn. She was recognized as one of the top 150 volleyball players in the country by

Boeve is also a four-year starter in basketball, earning first-team all-conference honors three times. She is a member of the National Honor Society and was named to the Who's Who Among American High School Students.

"Erin is an outstanding, versatile athlete who comes from a strong volleyball background," Crum said. "She's a very dynamic player who has great potential. She was very highly recruited and we really see her coming in and making an impact right away for us."

Meghan Ferrie, a 6-2 middle blocker from Lee's Summit, Mo., earned all-conference and all-district honors three times at Raymore-Peculiar High School in Peculiar, Mo. She led her team in kills and blocks her sophomore, junior and senior years. She also led the team in service aces her junior and senior years. Ferrie played with Team KC Volleyball Club, helping the squad to a ninth-place finish at the 2003 National Junior Olympics. She was recognized as one of the top 150 volleyball players in the country by Ferrie also played basketball and is active in Young Life.

"Meghan is another outstanding athlete that comes from a solid volleyball background," Crum said. "She has great skills and should be a big surprise in the Big 12 Conference next year. She's high on potential and we anticipate her helping us out right away."

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