Volleyball - 2005
ROBERTA AYERS graduated from Corning West High in 1998. She highlighted her high school career by being a member of the Vikings volleyball team that won the New York State Class B Championship in 1997. That came during her junior season when she was named to the All-STC, First Team. As a senior, Roberta led the Vikings to Class B sectional and regional championships and then to the NYS Class B final four where they finished second in the championship. Following graduation, Roberta signed to play volleyball at Division II, Mt Olive College in North Carolina. As a freshman, she was second on the team in kills and led the team and conference with 80 service aces. She was the CarolinasVirginia Athletic Conference Player of the Week once and was named to the All-Conference, Second Team and finished ninth in the nation in service aces. As a sophomore, Roberta led the team and conference with 144 service aces, tied school record with nine consecutive aces in a row, set a school career record with 233 aces and finished second in the nation in Division II in aces per game. All that earned her an honorable mention for the All-Conference team.