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(Miles City, MT) The Miles Community College volleyball team has announced that Saige Diegel will be joining the Pioneers for the 2019 season.

Diegel is a 5'11" OH/RS from Miles City, MT. She attends and played high school volleyball at Custer County High School in Miles City, MT.

On the court, Diegel was Custer County High School defensive player of the year in 2015 and 2016.  She was Academic All-State 2015, 2016 and 2017. Saige is also a talented track athlete.

Diegel is the daughter of Jim and Robin Cusimano of Miles City, MT and Brent Diegel of Glendive, MT. While at MCC, Diegel plans to work towards a degree in Nursing.

Diegel on attending MCC: "I have always wanted to play college volleyball and also wanted to pursue a nursing career.   In the past year, I have attained the CNA license through MCC and am working part time at Holy Rosary. In the past two years I have really gotten to know Coach Soennichsen. I am excited about his commitment to the volleyball program.  Having the opportunity to play volleyball, study nursing and be close to family is the perfect fit for me."

Coach Soennichsen on Deigel: "Saige has a very high volleyball IQ.  She knows each end every position making her a great addition to the Pioneer Program.  I've had the opportunity to watch her since her sophomore year, and can't wait to see her elevate her game on and off the court."