Tigerville, SC – Arlind Rojba, a talented 5-10 libero from Addison, IL (near Chicago), has signed a NCAA National Letter of Intent during the NCAA’s early signing period to play for the men’s volleyball team at North Greenville University in the fall of 2017, it was announced by head coach Dr. Fred Battenfield. He plans to major in business administration.
Rojba attends Addison Trail High School and helped lead his team to a third place finish in the hotbed state of Illinois his sophomore season. He led his team in digs with 252, and was an All-Conference player last spring, was team captain and led the team in passing percentage. He has played competitive volleyball since 8th grade. Arlind also moved up to the varsity volleyball team late in his freshman season. His high school coaches are Chad Grant and Dan Styler.
During the club season, he played at Pipeline Volleyball Club for two years, always playing an age group up. The last two years, he has competed for Sports Performance Tornado 18, where he is the team captain. Arlind has participated in three different Boy’s Junior National Tournaments, and last year had 600+ digs on the season, including nationals. His club coach’s name is Marcus Taylor.
Also a stellar scholar-athlete, Arlind possesses a 3.4 GPA, is a member of the National Honor Society, has made the Scholastic Honor Roll three times, and is on the board of Addison Trail’s Letterman’s Club. He is active in promoting his school’s events and his goal is to advance the sports community at his school so that he leaves behind a positive school culture for teams following behind.
“I am excited about coming to North Greenville University to play college volleyball,” Arlind said. “The program fits exactly what I was looking for with its excellent academics and emerging NCAA Division I program. I really liked all the players there, especially my good friend Jake Boldog, who is also from the Chicago area.”
Arlind’s parents are Luan and Zheni Rojba.