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Pima Volleyball adds Albuquerque setter Isabella Jacome to recruiting class

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Pima signed Volcano Vista High School (Albuquerque) setter Isabella Jacome the program announced on Wednesday. Jacome (5-7) is the daughter of Pima baseball head coach Ken Jacome.

Jacome is an Albuquerque 5A Metro All-Star and she helped lead the Hawks to a 16-7 record and a No. 4 seed in the New Mexico State playoffs and one victory away from the semifinals in the double-elimination format.

Jacome’s senior stats are incomplete, but she collected over 752 assists, 186 digs and 52 kills. Jacome has over 1,500 assists in her career.

“We are excited to get a player like Isabella at this point in the recruiting process,” Pima volleyball coach Dan Bithell said in a release. “Isabella is a great competitor, a wonderful person and a very skilled setter. Her ability to contribute to the team immediately will give us needed depth at the setter position. I am happy to welcome Isabella to the Pima family.”

PIMA RECRUITING CLASS
Andrea Vigil-German (Ironwood Ridge), 5-9 OH
Karla Soto (Nogales), 5-8 S
Haley Duncan (Walden Grove), 6-1 MB
Kaylee Moseley (Marana), 5-11 OPP
Isabella Jacome (Volcano Vista, NM), 5-7 S
Jessica Bright-Schade (Safford), 5-10 OH
Deanna Almaguer (Mayfield, NM), 5-11 OH

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