Rachel Hefta, a senior three-sport athlete, signed her letter of intent to play volleyball for Hastings College. In her senior season at Crookston High School, Hefta led the team in kills with 227 and blocks with 28. Hefta also picked up 138 digs and 15 aces as she helped the Pirates to their first postseason win since the 2009 season.

    The Hastings College Broncos, located in Nebraska, play in the Great Plains Athletic Conference as a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. In 2016, the Broncos won the national championship and advanced to the Sweet 16 in 2017.

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