On Wednesday November 13th, 2019, Abbey Karcher signed her National Letter of Intent to continue here academic and athletic career with Stephen F. Austin University!
Abbey Karcher will continue her athletic career as a member of the Stephen F. Austin State University Ladyjacks volleyball team. Stephen F. Austin State University is a member of the Southland Conference and competes at the Division 1 level for all varsity sports.
Abbey exceeded as a two-year varsity letterman after being pulled up to join varsity for playoffs as a sophomore. She made an incredible debut in her junior season earning the District 12-6A Newcomer of the Year and the Belton Volleyball Newcomer of the Year awards.
Abbey also earned the 2018 Waco Tribune All Super Centex Honorable Mention team. In the summer of 2019, Abbey competed as a member of the Waco Juniors Select volleyball team that finished 5th at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championship. Abbey was selected as a captain for her 2019 senior season. She was a Temple Daily Telegram Athlete of the Week, and also was selected to the 2019 Decatur All-Tournament team.
As a student-athlete, Abbey has remained at the top 5% of her graduating class all four years of her high school career. She is a member of the National Honor Society, was selected to the 2018 Academic-All District, and is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
The Belton Volleyball program will truly miss Abbey’s presence. There is no doubt that her accolades are a product of her intense dedication to the sport of volleyball and her personal commitment to excellence. Abbey committed to countless hours of time outside of the regular season to improve her craft, and her dedication is why we are here today to celebrate her accomplishments. We want to thank her for her dedication to Belton Volleyball, and look forward to following her future success as a Ladyjack!
We are proud of you, Abbey, and wish you many blessings in this next step of your life!