Norwood commits to Colorado Mesa University

Ridgway senior Ara Norwood prepares to serve at a volleyball game in 2015, where the Lady Demons traveled to the state tournament. Norwood, with several successful volleyball seasons under her belt, recently committed to the Colorado Mesa University volleyball team.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver

by Dalton Carver

Ara Norwood, following in the footsteps of her former teammate and Ridgway Secondary School graduate Kaitlyn Rutherford, recently signed on for a career in college volleyball. However, Norwood has decided to take a different path than Rutherford did and attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Considering her performances on the volleyball and basketball courts, it’s not surprising Norwood is taking the next step in athletics.
As a dual-sport athlete in the 2016-2017 school year, Norwood earned accolades for both sports.
Last season, she was named...

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