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Jacobs grad Alyssa Ehrhardt sees brighter future after joining UIC

Jacobs grad Alyssa Ehrhardt sees brighter future after joining UIC

University of Illinois-Chicago volleyball player Alyssa Ehrhardt offered advice to high school athletes about cementing college plans to early.

Essentially, be careful.

"They pressure you so young nowadays to make a college choice and you feel you have to make one otherwise you will lose scholarship offers," Ehrhardt said. "The best thing is to know your priorities and see them through."

The 5-foot-11 junior outside hitter is now flourishing with the Flames after transferring from Toledo following her sophomore year.

"I kind of had a feeling after my freshman year that I would transfer," she said. "My mind was set on it,...

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