Metzger Was Named To The All-Tournament Team With A Match-High 27 Digs.
Bessler Joins Smith Sisters On First Team.
The Musketeers And Bluejays Will Meet In Second Semifinal Match On Friday.
Smiths Lead Musketeers Past Blue Demons In Regular-Season Finale.
Bessler Tallied A Team-Best 18 Kills For Musketeers.
For Xavier volleyball's Abbey Bessler family is everything. The freshman outside hitter lights up when talking about her large family, and she lets Xavier fans know that her mother's volleyball career serves as her motivation.
Prior to Xavier: Was an essential key to St. Henry District High School's success, playing at the varsity level all four years ... In 2010 earned Kentucky Honorable Mention ... assisted in winning Region 9 Championship ... In 2011 was named Team MVP, awarded Kentucky State First Team Honors and helped lead her team to a Fall Classic Championship ... In 2012 she earned several accolades for her play, including being named Team MVP and Kentucky State First Team for her second time within two years, Co-MVP of the DII KGVCA and Region 9 Player of the Year ... Her senior year she assisted her team to an All-A State Championship.
Personal: Born November 1st, 1994 ... daughter of Vince and Kathy Bessler ... Has seven other siblings ... at St. Henry District High School was a member of NHS and Crusaders for Life ... also committed to volunteer work by tutoring, helping a local basketball team and completing school service hours ... majoring in Occupational Therapy.