Volleyball

Montini powering Pirates' offense

Reynolds alum Natalie Montini is a junior for the East Carolina volleyball team.

Reynolds alum Natalie Montini is a junior for the East Carolina volleyball team.

Reynolds alum Natalie Montini is once again producing kills in droves for the East Carolina volleyball team.

Montini ranks third in the offensive category (144 kills) for the Pirates, who are 13-5 under former UNC Asheville coach Julie Torbett.

Montini is a junior middle hitter who has started her last 49 matches in college. She had 245 kills as a sophomore.

She graduated from high school in 2014 and was the 2013 Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year. That season, she had 336 kills to go along with 206 digs and 19 aces.

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