Local members of the Monmouth College volleyball team include: Abby Tucker of Metamora, Sarah LaHood of East Peoria and Renee Rude of Washington.

Founded in 1853, Monmouth College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the birthplace of the women's fraternity movement, the college offers 38 majors, 42 minors, 17 pre-professional tracks, and two innovative Triads in Global Food Security and Global Public Health.