Georgia McGovern, has been offered a place at the prestigious Claremont McKenna College in the United States after being recognised for her talent in volleyball.
With 60 appearances for England Junior Volleyball and more recently selection with the England Seniors, Georgia’s offer to attend a highly regarded US West Coast College is a natural step for the gifted student.
Georgia, part of the SW 2019 Inter Regional Champions Winning Squad
18-year-old Georgia recently finished her five-year England Junior Volleyball career at the Northern European Volleyball Association (NEVZA) Under 19 Championships, helping England secure 5th position at the event in Finland. She was recognised as the best setter of the entire competition and voted on to the all-tournament dream team; the first ever English woman to be voted in at U19 level.
Georgia was subsequently selected to play for England Seniors squad in the Novotel Cup in Luxemburg. England came second in the tournament, losing only to the hosts. She continues as part of the England Senior squad, as well as playing for Bristol Volleyball Club in the National Super League and Taunton Junior Volleyball Club.
Georgia has accepted an offer from Claremont McKenna College (CMC) to study and play volleyball for them. CMC is one of the highest selective liberal arts colleges in the United States by acceptance rate and is often known as the Ivy League in the West. Claremont McKenna Scripps is one of the top ranked volleyball teams nationally in its division.
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