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2018-2019 Schedule

8/1411 am@ LCU (Scrimmage)  
8/18TBD@ Cameron Univ (Scrimmage)  
8/23 - 8/25TBD@ Lamar TournamentLamar, COL,L,W,W,W
8/31 - 9/1TBD@ Otero TournamentLa Junta, COW,W,L,L
9/57 pm@ MidlandMidland, TXL, 3-0
9/7 - 9/8TBD@ Cedar Valley TournamentIrving, TXL,W,L,W
9/127 pmvs ClarendonBCACW, 3-1
9/197 pm@ OdessaOdessa, TXL, 3-0
9/267 pmvs NMMIBCACL, 3-0
10/37 pm@ Western TXSnyder TXL, 3-1
10/5 - 10/6TBD@ Blinn TournamentBrenham, TXL,L,L,L
10/107 pmvs Midland (Pink Out)BCACL, 3-0
10/177 pm@ ClarendonClarendon, TXW, 3-1
10/202 pmvs OdessaBCACW, 3-2
10/247 pm@ NMMIRoswell, NM 
10/272 pmvs Western TX (Sophomore Night)BCAC 
10/31 - 11/3TBD@ Regional Tournament  

2018-2019 Roster

 Jordan Kellogg   Amarillo, TX
 Denise Elder   Houston, TX
 Jayda Nelson   Amarillo, TX
 Breuklyn McDaniel   Amarillo, TX
 Cloie Waldrop   Amarillo, TX
 Sarah Espino   Borger, TX
 Ferrin Yosten   Hereford, TX
 Dayaa Garrett   Houston, TX
 Paxton Patterson   Amarillo, TX
 Jaden Wortham   Lufkin, TX
 Alondra Rivera   Puerto Rico
 Sameshly Torres   Puerto Rico
 Kiara Calixto   Puerto Rico
Coaching Staff

Amanda Black

Title: Head Volleyball Coach
College: Stephen F. Austin State University
Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Amanda Black joined the Frank Phillips College program as the Head Coach in March 2016 after spending the previous season as Assistant Coach at Hill College. Black helped lead the Lady Rebels to 12-0 conference play and an 11th place finish at the NJCAA national tournament, placing a middle blocker on the 2nd team All-American team. 

Prior to Hill, Black played overseas and attained her Master in Science, Business Management, from Durham University in Durham, England, United Kingdom. In the 2014-2015 season, Black played libero leading the team to a 2nd place finish in the BUCS Championship, 2nd place in BUCS Premier North, undefeated 1st place at National Student Cup, and undefeated 1st place in NVL Division 2 North.

Black finished her two years of playing eligibility at NCAA Division 1 Stephen F. Austin State University as a setter and defensive specialist. Prior to SFA, Black was an All American setter in 2011 at Temple College. She finished her two-year career with 3,006 assists, captaining the lady leopards to two appearances at the NJCAA national tournament, two conference championships, and two region championships, gaining Newcomer of the Year, Setter of the Year, and First Team All-Conference twice and Player of the Week for the NTJCAC, and All Region Tournament team twice. Other coaching experience includes three club seasons and multiple camps. 

Black graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University summa cum laude in 2014 boasting a 4.0 GPA, majoring in kinesiology. She was awarded the Texas American College of Sports Medicine Major of the Year along with multiple academic scholarships, making the Southland Conference Commissioners honor roll twice, and being named the 2014 Murray Shaw Scholar Athlete. Black plans on utilizing this experience to ensure the academic success of the Lady Plainsmen.

Black was involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes at TC and SFA serving as President of the club and working FCA summer camps for 6 years. In Nacogdoches, Black taught 2nd grade Sunday school at Grace Bible Church for two years.

Shelby Cox

Title: Assistant Volleyball Coach
College: Oral Roberts University
Hometown: Round Rock, TX


Statistics & Links

2019 FPC Volleyball Camp - July 22-26th

Dates: July 22-26th

1st - 5th grades: 8:30am - 11:30am

6th-8th grades 8:30am - 11:30am

Incoming 9th-12th grades 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Cost: $75 per camper *please note this is either morning OR afternoon

Instruction from Frank Phillips College Players and Coaching Staff:

  • Setting
  • Hitting
  • Serving
  • Digging
  • Blocking
  • Serve Receive
  • Game
  • Daily Competition

FPC Volleyball Beats Previously Ranked Odessa College - 10/23/18

FPC volleyball squad defeated previously ranked Odessa College in a five-set conference match on Saturday, October 20. Frank Phillips (10-15; 3-5 WCJAC) has fallen to Odessa College (19-9; 5-3 WCJAC) twice this season already being swept both times. Frank Phillips was tied for 4th in conference with 2-5 record while Odessa was tied for second with a 5-2 record. While FPC has struggled with multiple injuries this season, freshman Cloie Waldrop in just her second match back from a five week ankle injury had 17 kills hitting .300 for the match while freshman Paxton Patterson had a double-double with 15 kills and 10 digs. Sophomore middle blocker Denise Elder added 9 kills. Sophomore Sameshly Torres had just her second double-double this year with 13 kills and 10 digs. Freshman setter Jordan Kellogg led the offense with 55 assists and adding 17 digs for her 8th double-double on the year. Freshman libero Breuklyn McDaniel added 30 digs while freshman defensive specialist Jayda Nelson contributed 19 digs.

After losing set one 25-16, the Lady Plainsmen pushed back leading the match until a strong push after an Odessa 20-17 timeout to tie the game and eventually take the second set 26-24. The Lady Plainsmen persevered and took the next three sets 25-19, 25-18, and 15-9. The win comes after a win Wednesday night on the road at Clarendon College.











Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen

2015 WJCAC Division I Champions

2015 Third in GPA with 3.59 for NJCAA Division I

2015 Three WJCAC All-Conference Players

2015 One WJCAC Honorable Mention All-Conference Player

2015 Twelve Commissioners’ Honor Roll Students