August 20, 2009

Holy Cross Names Cortney Bliss Assistant Volleyball Coach

WORCESTER, Mass.­ - The College of the Holy Cross has named Cortney Bliss as an assistant volleyball coach, as announced by head coach Marritt Cafarchia and athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr.

A 2004 graduate of American International, Bliss was a captain of the volleyball team and earned 2002 All-Northeast-10 regular season and tournament honors.

A native of Orlando, Fla., she was a four-year captain of the varsity volleyball team at Winter Springs H.S. She was the Seminole Athletic Conference Player of the Year (1998-1999) and an All-State selection (1996-1999). She was also a founding member of the Orlando Volleyball Academy where she played from 1995-2000. The team finished top 10 in the nation in the open division from 1995-2000 at the USVBA National Finals. The team placed third in the open division in 2000 at the USVBA National Finals and the AAU Finals.