Volleyball Players Visit Minister

As of Tuesday, May 17, 2022


DIRECTOR of Sports Tim Munnings, professional volleyball players Eugene Stuart and Shonari Hepburn, Minister of Sports Mario Bowleg; volleyball player Ras Jesse Delancy, Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier and director designate Kelsie Johnson.

#TWO professional volleyball players in the Europe Circuit and a successful college athlete recently met with Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture officials for a courtesy call.

#Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mario Bowleg expressed his appreciation and support for the work of volleyball athletes in improving their sport while promoting the Bahamas on a global scale. Minister Bowleg met with pro players Shonari Hepburn, Eugene Stuart and Ras Jesse Delancy.

#Also attending were director Tim Munnings, director designate Kelsie Johnson, and Permanent Secretary Eugene Poitier.

#The players took the opportunity to share their successes and their challenges, on and off the Volleyball court.

#Hepburn played for Frankfurt in Germany and Stuart played for Arca Golati in Romania. Stuart has just recovered from a knee injury and is in search of a team.

#Delancy recently made history in collegiate volleyball, becoming the first man to win the Southern Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (SIAC) Volleyball Player of the Year, as the male category was introduced this year.

#Delancy also captured the player of the year for the Benedict College Tigers. Delancy had an impressive season and rounded it off with a 4.0 average GPA at Benedict. The Tigers team includes several other Bahamians – Clint Forbes, Donovan Wilmott, Zion Beckford and Terran Walkin.

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