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Lexi Shumpert signs with Grizzly Volleyball team

Paula Wiedemann, head coach of the Grizzly Volleyball team at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP), announced the signing of another player today, and she already has ties to the program.
Lexi Shumpert, a 5-foot, 9-inch setter/outside hitter from Mtn. View-Birch Tree Liberty High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Grizzlies beginning this fall.
Shumpert is the daughter of former Grizzly standout Angie Shockley Jester (1997-1998).
"Lexi is an exciting addition," Wiedemann said. "I've had the privilege of watching her play over the years, and she's a tough, hard-working kid who knows all the work that goes into making something great," Wiedemann said.
During her senior season for the Eagles, Shumpert recorded 280 kills, 311 digs, 440 assists and a 95.7% serving rate. For her high school career, she recorded 647 kills, 601 digs, 1,160 assists and a 95% serving rate.
Shumpert, also earned Missouri Class 2 all-state, South Central Association Conference Player of the Year and all-district honors her senior season.
"Lexi's commitment to improving herself and improving her team makes her a great teammate to play with and a great player to coach," Wiedemann said.
For more information about the Grizzly Volleyball team, visit or call 417-255-7950.
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