Chattahoochee’s star volleyballer Templeton signs with Miami



JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Chattahoochee High School’s Haley Templeton has committed to play volleyball at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami is an NCAA Division I school that competes in the ACC.

Templeton, a four-year varsity letterman, was captain in 2012 and 2013 and was the starting setter for four years. The Cougars were state finalists in 2013 and 2010 and semifinalists in 2011. In addition, the Cougars were area champions in 2010, 2011 and 2013.

Templeton, who was selected to the all-area and the Georgia all-state teams all four years, was voted to the Georgia senior all-state team in 2013.

She was Setter of Year for Area 6AAAAAA in 2012 and 2013 and was also the Cougars’ MVP both years. Named the 2013 Player of the Year for 6AAAAAA, Templeton holds numerous state records for assists in Georgia.

She is second all-time in career assists (4,547) and first in assists per game, averaging 9.1. She also holds records for match assists (49) and total season assists (1,296, 1248 and 1,272).

In addition, she is in the top 10 in Georgia for kills in a game (29), career digs (1,337) and career blocks (243). Templeton had 1,189 career kills at Chattahoochee.

Templeton has played club volleyball for A5 for nine years and has been captain of her team every year. Her team finished third at AAU Nationals twice in 2012 and 2013 and also won back-to-back open level qualifiers in 2012. As a freshman, Templeton was named to the Frosh 59 list and was in the top 25 for Player of Year.

Templeton was No. 77 on Prepvolleyball’s top 100 Senior Aces for the class of 2014.

A two-time AAU All-American, in 2012 and 2013, she was named to the Under Armour All-American first team and will compete with the top 24 players in the country before the NCAA national championship in Seattle in December. Templeton and her beach partner also placed seventh at the AAU Beach Nationals in Hermosa Beach, Calif., in 2013.

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