College signing: Ben Kasun, Barton College volleyball

Name: Ben Kasun

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Hometown: Altoona

Sport: Volleyball

Position: Setter

College choice: Barton College

Other colleges: St. Francis, Marymount

Why I picked Barton College: “The school was very acclaimed and Barton was a beautiful school. The coaches and players were also very welcoming of me on my visit.”

Greatest high school achievement: “Winning our school’s first District 6 volleyball championship as a junior.”

Coach Bob Kasun’s quote: “Ben has made quite an impact on our Bishop Guilfoyle volleyball program in his four years. He helped our team win the school’s first District 6 championship as a junior. He was named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State team as a sophomore and junior, District 6 all-star three times, and he will finish his career with more than 2,500 assists. He’s a multi-talented player who can influence a match with his setting, spiking, serving and blocking.”

How I got my start playing volleyball: “I’ve been playing volleyball since third grade in school but way before that with my family.”

Favorite college growing up: Georgetown

Other interests: Playing basketball, tennis and cycling.

What does getting to play in college means to me: “I’m thrilled to be playing college volleyball it has always been a dream of mine.”

Probable college major: History/education.

Parents: Joann and Bob Kasun