Blair Trail '99

Blair Trail '99

As a Roanoke College volleyball alum, Blair Trail took over the program in 1999. 

With a win over Shenandoah on September 23, 2015, Trail became a member of the 300 career-win club. In 2015, Trail guided the team to a school record 16 victories to start the season, which is also the second most wins in a row for the program. In addition, RC's 22 wins that season are the most wins since 2008 and also the fourth most in single-season history.

Trail’s teams have had 15 winning seasons during her tenure, including seven seasons (2015, 2014, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2003 and 2002) with 20 or more wins.

The Maroons have recorded 12 winnings season in ODAC play and have reached the championship match of the league tournament on three occasions under Trail.

After transferring from Division I Radford University prior to the 1997 season, Trail racked up 517 kills in her two years at Roanoke. In addition to her recording setting kill performance, Trail also established a school record when she recorded 28 digs in a match with Ferrum College in 1998.

In her two seasons in an RC uniform (1997-98), Trail set several school records, including most kills in one match (24 vs. Randolph-Macon Women’s College) and was named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s First Team as a senior. She was the first Maroon named to the league’s first team all-conference squad since 1995.

Trail graduated from Roanoke in May of 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology.  Trail and her son Landon, live in Roanoke.