Mika Yamada sits with the VIU gym behind her

Mika Yamada (pictured) talks with Austin Heidt about her life at VIU and as a Mariner / Image via Austin Heidt

The Nav’s Austin Heidt sits down with Mariners newcomer Mika Yamada to find out what high school volleyball is like in Japan, how she balances her busy schedule, and how excited she is for Nationals.

The VIU Mariners host the Women’s Volleyball National Championships from March 8 to 11.

Find out more information at https://mariners.viu.ca/landing/index.

Edited/Produced by Austin Heidt

Filmed by Mike Duddy

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