Multiple Teams · Athlete of the Week: Rachel Copeland

_MG_0562 (1)Senior, Rachel Copeland, is a varsity starter on the DHS volleyball team. Copeland has played volleyball all four years in high school. After her freshman year she was on varsity and has been a starter every year since. When Copeland was interviewed, she had stated “I have been around volleyball my whole life because my father is a coach at Mineral Area College. When I was a little girl, I always wanted to grow up and play volleyball, and I was lucky enough to be on varsity almost every year.” Copeland is a very successful volleyball player and is full of passion. She isn’t afraid to dive for a ball. She has decided that as much as she loves the sport she will not continue volleyball in college so she can focus on studies.