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All-American Mikayla Shields signs first pro contract


Athletes Abroad is happy to announce the signing of American volleyball player Mikayla Shields to her first professional contract. Mikayla has joined Hämeenlinnan Lentopallokerho in Finland’s Mestaruusliga. Hämeenlinnan (also referred to as LPK) is consistently one of Finland’s top clubs and finished second in the championship last season. This season they are playing in the CEV Cup and have qualified for the next round where they will face off against German Titans SSC Palmberg Schwerin. Schwerin is the current leader of the German Bundesliga (A1) and will be traveling to Finland on January 22nd to face off against LPK.

We wish Mikayla the best of luck as she starts her pro career and battles it out in her first CEV Cup match!