Mataya begins practice at UMW

Staff Writer

Deer Park’s Kaitlyn Mataya has begun practicing with the University of Montana Western volleyball team.
The Bulldogs open play on Aug. 16 against Walla Walla University and then take on Evergreen State College and the University of St. Francis (Ind.) on Aug. 24.
Mataya, a 2017 Deer Park High School graduate, earned All-Northeast A League honors last season as a libero. She was also a member of the state champion 400-meter relay team in May.