Ladies Volleyball Welcomes Brittany Risner for 2017
Ladies Volleyball Welcomes Brittany Risner for 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Centenary volleyball team and first year head coach Caroline Carlton are pleased to announce the addition of setter Brittany Risner for the 2017 season.

“Brittany will be a true asset to our 2017 roster,” said Carlton. “She brings great skill and a competitive attitude. Her commitment to the game prove she’s ready to have an immediate impact on the team. Brittany also brings unique ties to the program as she is the niece of former player, Kristy Risner. I am excited to add Brittany and cannot wait to see what she accomplishes at her Centenary.”

Here is a closer look at Brittany Risner:


Brittany Risner

5-8 / Setter

Montgomery, Texas / Montgomery HS

Conroe Dynasty Club


Risner joins the Ladies volleyball team after setting for head coach Sheila Daniels at Montgomery High School. On the court for the Bears, she was named Honorable Mention All-District. Off the court, she made the All-Academic team and the All-A Honor Roll at Montgomery.

The daughter of Jamie Gilliam, Brittany has three brothers – Cody, Chase, and Chance Risner. At Centenary, she intends to major in accounting.

Brittany is also the niece of Kristy Risner, who was a four-year letter winner in both softball and volleyball for the Ladies from 1990-94 and was inducted into the Centenary Hall of Fame in 2005.