(Editor’s Note: Montana Tech Sports Information Release)
BUTTE — Montana Tech head volleyball coach Brian Solomon announced the addition of two out-of-state commitments and one from Montana today. Kiya Loobey, Sydney Parks and Hudsyn Doty-DiBrito have signed NAIA letters of intent to attend Montana Tech in the fall.
Loobey, a 5-foot-10 outside, played volleyball for 6A Cypress Ranch High School in Cypress, Texas. Cypress Ranch were co-district champions Loobey’s senior season. She averaged 1.8 kills per set and a .198 hitting percentage. Loobey totaled 33 blocks on her way to earning All-Conference honorable mention. Loobey qualified for USA Beach Volleyball National Championship in both 2016 and 2017. She was named Academic All-District two times.
Loobey has ties to Montana and near the Mining City. Her grandparents Ann and Larry Veis and grandmother Judy are all from Phillipsburg.
Loobey, daughter of Jen and Clint, plans on pursuing a degree in Pre-Professional Health.
Parks, a 6-foot-3 outside from Post Falls, Idaho, was a four year varsity standout in volleyball and basketball. She was first team Inland Empire All-League and an honorable mention All-State selection last season. Parks was named scholar athlete all four years of high school.
Sydney, the daughter of Sharon and Doug, plans on pursuing a degree in Nursing.
Doty-DiBrito played four years of varsity for perennial power Class B Florence High School. Florence produced three undefeated regular seasons during Doty-DiBrito’s four years with four district championships, four divisional championships and placed in the top three at state twice. Doty-DiBrito was a two-
time All-Conference selection and first time All-State selection. She was named to the state All-Tournament second team.
Hudsyn, the daughter of MaLoni and Jereme Doty and Anthony DiBrito, plans to pursue a degree in Biology.