Q/A with senior volleyball captain Jenna Redding
October 25, 2022
With the last Rider volleyball game of the season tonight, The Rider Chronicle sat down with senior volleyball captain Jenna Redding to reflect on her last four years in the program. The Lady Raiders host Saginaw at 5 p.m. in the field house.
Q: How long have you been playing volleyball?
A: Since second grade. I was on the freshman team my freshman year then I was on varsity my sophomore, junior and senior year.
Q: What is your favorite memory from volleyball?
A: The tournaments and getting to stay in hotels.
Q: What is your favorite Lady Raider tradition?
A: Rider-Old High week and everything that goes on with that.
Q: Who has been your biggest role model/inspiration?
A: Coach (Kristy) Ciuba has had a big effect on me.
Q: How has being one of the captains helped you?
A: It has made me become more of a leader and just grow as a player and a person.
Q: How have you changed since your freshman year and why?
A: I have become more confident and I’ve grown to love the sport more.
Q: What do you want to accomplish your senior year, both personally and within volleyball?
A: I just want to enjoy it and have a good senior year. I would like to continue to grow while being a good role model for the younger girls.
Q: What will you miss the most about playing high school volleyball?
A: Just playing with my friends and all the memories, bus trips and home games.
Q: What are your plans after high school? Do you plan on continuing your volleyball career?
A: Yes, hopefully, I would like to play volleyball in college.
Q: Last message to your team. What do you want them to know?
A: This has been a great season, and it’s been lots of fun to grow closer to each of them. I am really excited for each of them and their future.