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VOLLEYBALL NEWS:

Registration for the MVSA Rec Volleyball Program begins on August 1st

The cost this year is $100 and all payments will be made through PayPal. See the recreational program page for more information. Registration will open at noon.

 

Three MVSA Teams Win CHRVA Gold Regionals

Congratulations to Dynamite, Starz and Fusion for winning 1st place in the Gold Division at their respective Club Regionals. (Scroll down for more info...)

 

Four MVSA Teams Win Bids to USAV Junior Nationals

Congratulations to Fierce, Riot and Airbenders for earning a bid to Jr Nationals at the NEQ tournament held in Philadelphia.

Congratulations to Vortex on winning a National level bid to the USAV Jr Nationals at the CHRVA 12 Open Regionals.

 

MVSA Fierce qualifies for USAV Nationals in Minneapolis

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MVSA Riot qualifies for USAV Nationals in Minneapolis

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On April 10, 2017, MVSA Riot won a bid at the Northeast Qualifier in Philadelphia to play at the 2017 USAV Girl’s Junior National Championships in the American Division. 100 teams were entered in the American Division and Riot went undefeated.

 

MVSA Airbenders qualify for USAV Nationals in Minneapolis

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Congratulations Airbenders for earning a bid to Jr Nationals this past weekend at the CHRVA Regional tournament.

 

MVSA Vortex Earns Bid to USAV Nationals
(12s Regional Champions)

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MVSA Vortex won 5 consecutive matches to win the Chesapeake Region championship at U12. They earned a bid to compete in the USAV Jrs Nationals. Vortex had an amazing day with an overall record of 10-1. The toughest match of the day was the finals against a strong Brandywine team. Vortex lost the first set 23-25 before winning the next two games 25-14, 15-9. Standing in the back row (left to right) are: Lauren Pickett, Daniella Suarez, Frances Torres-Esperanza, Kimberly Matos, Kristen Jennings, and Yemi Oladotun. Kneeling in the front row (left to right) are: Gabrielle Allen, Arya Thambi, Natalia PeBenito, and Celine Wu. Congratulations Vortex!

 

MVSA Dynamite - 14s Club Regional Champions
(1st Place Gold Division)

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MVSA Dynamite started the day as the #8 seed in the tournament. They played strong in the 1st match defeating NVVA Select 1 (27-25, 25-9). Match 2 was a bit of a challenge as the #1 seed, WLVBC 14 Nguyen, defeated Dynamite in 3 sets (25-16, 24-26, 12-15). In match 3 Dynamite bounced back and defeated Metro 14 Central (25-15, 25-21) to secure a spot in the Gold playoffs. In the semifinals, Dynamite defeated the #2 seed in the tournament, Hub City Thunder, in straight sets (25-9, 25-19). In Finals play, Dynamite was again to play WLVBC 14 Nguyen. With new found energy, focus, and determination Dynamite played their best match of the day, defeating WLVBC 14 Nguyen in straight sets (25-22, 25-21). Congratulations Dynamite!

 

MVSA Starz - 15s Club Regional Champions
(1st Place Gold Division)

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For the second straight year, the MVSA Starz have won the 15's Regional Club Championship. Starting the day as the one seed, the Starz did not lose a match in pool play or playoffs, sweeping through the competition to take the gold medal. Great job Starz! 

 

MVSA Fusion - 16s Club Regional Champions
(1st Place Gold Division)

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Fusion started out the day seeding 2nd in the tournament. One player was missing during the first match, but the team stepped up and didn’t skip a beat, defeating Panhandle Boomers 25-12 and 25-10. The second match was more challenging, but Fusion won, defeating Metro 16 Central 25-15 and 25-17. In the last match of pool play, Fusion played the 4th seed, SYAVBC 16 Blue. The first set went well finishing 25-13, but during the second set, the team struggled with consistency. Fusion pushed through errors in the middle of the set, to win 26-24. This win put Fusion in first place on their net, giving them a bye in the first round of playoffs. In the semifinal round of playoffs Fusion played Potomac Elite 16 Blue. The team came out and won the first set easily 25-16, but the second set was more of a struggle. The team was battling fatigue, and the higher humidity and temperatures that the afternoon was bringing to MDJRS Sports Center, but eventually Fusion was able to win the second set 26-24. In the finals, Fusion played SYAVBC 16 Blue for the second time in the tournament. This match was a struggle because the other team was looking for revenge. Fusion fought, and proved their heart and strength, winning the final match 25-23 and 25-20. Congratulations Fusion!!

 

MVSA 13S Wahoo! wins the Monument City Classic

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Richmond - For the second straight year, Wahoo! swept the competition of 28 teams of 13s from up and down the mid-Atlantic to capture the championship. The weekend was also highlighted by Wahoo! teammates Samantha Bolze and Brooke Smith having the honor of beeeautifully singing the National Anthem in front of thousands attending the final day of tournament.

Autumn Jenkins Named CAA Offensive Player of the Week

Delaware –Jenkins had a solid overall weekend for the Blue Hens in a 1-1 showing, leading her team with 36 kills over two matches.
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Katie Stouffer Named CAC Volleyball Player of the Year

York, Pa. –YORK, Pa. - Salisbury senior outside hitter Katie Stouffer became a four-time All-CAC first team selection and was named Player of the Year, while Mary Washington head coach Matt Troy and freshman Savannah Powers also claimed major awards to highlight the 2016 All-CAC Volleyball Team.
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Annika Swartz earns first team All MAC

ANNVILLE, Pa. –Six members of the Stevenson University women's volleyball team were named to the MAC Commonwealth women's volleyball All-Conference team announced Wednesday morning. The six selections were led by junior libero Deanna Bradbury and junior outside hitter Annika Schwartz, who each earned First Team accolades.
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Hanson earns first collegiate CAC Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

Oct 24, 2016

YORK, Pa. – After a 3-0 week on the court, the Marymount (Va.) University women's volleyball team earned an individual recognition on Monday afternoon, as sophomore Caroline Hanson was named Capital Athletic Conference Women's Volleyball Co-Player of the Week. 

 

Alena Villanueva earns Player of the Week honors

Alena Villanueva, Magruder, Sr.
The four-year starter set a school record for career assists (1,439) while notching 34 along with seven aces in Tuesday’s four-set win over Gaithersburg. Villanueva has helped lead the Colonels to a 13-3 start.

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Congrats, Megan McTigue has won Gatorade MARYLAND Volleyball Player of the Year!

WCAC all conference players: Megan McTigue, Player of the Year
Sylvia Rosenwald, Brooke Weidenfeller, and Nicole Dao, 2nd Team
Anna Flood, 3rd Team
Gianna Franco-Carmona, Lauren Antonucci, and Lauren Kiss, Honorable Mention 

Athlete of the week: Megan McTigue

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Congratulations MVSA Alumni Katie Stouffer CAC player of the week Sept. 15, 2015

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MVSA Alumni receive All-American Awards!

AVCA Division III Regional Awards
Ashley Dumont
Jackie Nelligan
Annika Schwartz

Region Freshman of the Year: Annika Schwartz

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2014 AVCA DIVISION III SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICA
Jackie Nelligan
 
2014 AVCA DIVISION III HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA
Ashley Dumont
Annika Schwartz

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