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Murawski Takes Over Blue Devil Volleyball Program

Ssm New Vball Coach Sot

When the Sault Ste. Marie volleyball program takes to the court this upcoming season, it will be under the direction of a new coach.

Longtime varsity assistant and freshman coach Jessica Murawski is taking over coaching duties from Lisa Moran, who retired to spend more time with her family.

A former Lake Superior State volleyball athlete, Murawski has been with Sault Ste. Marie’s program for the last six years and is set to inherit a team that went 35-8-2 in 2019 and won its third straight Straits Area Conference championship.

“Lisa (Moran) has just created an outstanding program, Andre (Fortin) as well. He’s the one that I hired in with, so really just the honor of it was not lost on me,” Murawski said. “I really was just taken back and just sat with it for a second and was like, ‘Oh wow, this is awesome’. And then really just got to work and started planning the vision that I wanted to create and help create with the girls.”

Murawski and the Blue Devils are tentatively slated to open their season with a home tournament on Saturday, Aug. 22.

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