On Illini volleyball transfers, E.J. Liddell and the AAU scene

On Illini volleyball transfers, E.J. Liddell and the AAU scene

Men's basketball isn't the only Illinois sport whose roster is going through changes this spring. Just look at volleyball.

Coach Chris Tamas has seen four players from his 2017 roster depart this offseason: Annika Gereau, Tyanna Omazic, Marijke Van Dyke and Kylie Kuyava-Deberg.

Beat writer Scott Richey — filling in on this week's 'Tatelines: Unedited,' podcast, which is available at news-gazette.com — gives the lowdown on the departures.

"Omazic, Gereau (and Deberg) are going to Missouri ... and Van Dyke is going to Louisville," Richey said. "It's probably not a concern, but ... these are the first transfers since 2010. There won't be a dip next season because they lost some transfers. There are some pretty good recruits coming down the pipe. Chris Tamas already has some 2019, 2020 and 2021 commits. He's stacking talent on top of talent."

 

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