MEN'S VOLLEYBALL SIGNS TWO TO NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT
Monday, April 20, 2015
MEN'S VOLLEYBALL SIGNS TWO TO NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT


Tigerville, S.C.-- The NGU Men's Volleyball Team added two more pieces to its squad this week as Chris Moy and Aaron Campbell have signed an NLI to play volleyball for the Crusaders next season.

Chris Moy, a 6-3 outside hitter from Ocoee, FL, (Ocoee High School near Orlando) has signed a NCAA National Letter of Intent to attend North Greenville University on a men's volleyball scholarship, it was announced by Head Coach Dr. Fred Battenfield.

Moy is a senior at Ocoee and has been playing volleyball since the sixth grade. He is coached by his father Joe at his high school where he earned four varsity letters. He was also the team captain his junior and senior seasons, and was his conference's Athlete of the Week numerous times, and earned countless player of the game awards. He presently holds the record for most kills in a season with 203 from his sophomore year.

"I love the attitude and approach Chris Moy brings to the game of volleyball and he will be very instrumental in the development of our young program," Battenfield said. "I saw him play in Houston last year and liked the way he handled the ball and just his refreshing demeanor. He's a very strong player who's a great competitor, and he just seems to get better and better every time I watch him. I am excited about getting him up here next fall and have him compete right away for a starting spot in our lineup."

He has competed for the Orlando Gold Volleyball Club for several years. He has competed in club ball for six seasons, including stints with Orlando Gold, Top Select, and Ocean Bay VBC. He is coached by Josh Hebron currently for the 2015 club season.

He played for club teams that placed second in AAU Nationals in 14U and third in 15U. His team qualified for the Open Division at the U.S.A. Volleyball Nationals in 14U and 18U. They placed first in East Coast championships, and fourth at the Daytona Beach national qualifying event. He was also nominated for All-American.

"I chose North Greenville because when I went on the recruiting trip, I saw how everyone was a little family. I loved the campus and I loved the way everything was set up. I also am very excited and honored to be playing college volleyball with my former teammates who are currently at NGU. On top of all of that I am excited to further my education and get a degree all while furthering my knowledge and love my God who is definitely worshiped and affiliated with NGU.

North Greenville finished its first NCAA season this past weekend with a 10-20 record and 4-14 in Conference Carolinas.

Chris is the son of Joe and Kelly Moy and plans to major in sport management at NGU.

Aaron Campbell, a 6-4 left handed right side hitter from Brookline, NH has signed a NCAA National Letter of Intent to attend North Greenville University on a men's volleyball scholarship, it was announced by Head Coach Dr. Fred Battenfield.

Campbell is a senior at Hollis Brookline High School (Hollis, NH), and captained his high school team the last two seasons. He is completing his senior year with Brookline now, where he is coached by Ed Leonard and Jake and Becky Balfour. He has been actively involved in helping to develop the boys' volleyball program in the high school, which is now in its sixth year, and he was the team's Varsity Player of the Year in 2014.

"Very few teams recruit players in New England, but when I saw Aaron's video and had him on campus for a visit, I got very excited about his prospects at North Greenville," Battenfield said. "He is a highly athletic player with a great arm swing, and he has enormous ability on the right side. I really believe once he participates in our strength and conditioning program and gets a little stronger, he will become an elite player in Conference Carolinas. He comes from a great family, and I'm thrilled to have the Campbell's join the Crusader volleyball family."

North Greenville finished its first NCAA season this past weekend with a 10-20 record and 4-14 in Conference Carolinas.

Aaron has participated in a number of GMS volleyball clinics and has had the privilege of being coached by Levi Cabral who was instrumental in encouraging him to pursue volleyball in college. He has volunteered his time to increase the visibility of volleyball to the middle school age group, coaching and promoting the sport. Eventually, this endeavor will feed into the high school program making it stronger. Aaron will participate in coaching middle school clinics over this summer.

Coached by Juan Francis, Aaron played for the Nor'East Minutemen Volleyball Club in the winter 2014-2015 season where they were gold medal winners at the NERVA V tournament. He intends to play in the upcoming, inaugural NERVA beach volleyball tournament this coming summer. He was a gold medal winner at the SPIKE New England Beach Volleyball tournament 2014.

Academically, Aaron's senior year has been rigorous, taking Honors and AP classes. He plans to major in International Business at North Greenville. He was convinced that NGU was the college for him after visiting in 2014. He spent the weekend with the current inaugural class and felt welcomed and very much at home. The location of the college, the welcoming environment, Coach Battenfield's coaching philosophy and the solid Christian foundation of NGU were all factors in his decision to attend.

Aaron is the youngest son of Stuart and Doreen Campbell. He was born in Scotland and moved to France when he was 2 years old. The family immigrated to the USA in 2001 when he was four years old. He has lived in Brookline, NH ever since where he and his family are active members of Faith Baptist Church.