Congratulations to CVC’s Gabrielle Peitsch for verbally committing to the University of Tennessee (D1). Gabby is an All-County Junior Middle Hitter at Marriotts Ridge HS and played on the 18U Comets team this season. Congrats Gabby!
Congratulations to CVC’s Elayna Williams for being named to the 2016 USA Volleyball’s Indoor High Performance program. Elayna was named to the USAV Continental HP Team Program and will participate and compete in the USA High Performance Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, FL in July.
On Thursday April 21st our 18U Comets Team had their final practice of the season. It was a very successful season highlighted by top 5 finishes at 5 different major tournaments up and down the east coast. Each of our comets will be moving to play volleyball at the next level in the collegiate realm, and we wish them all the luck as they continue to represent our club in the years to come. All of the players are pictured in their college shirts which are (from left to right, back row): Hannah Lyons– Susquehanna, Hannah Siaurusaitis– York College, Gabby Pietsch– University of Tennessee, Saadia Sahadeo– Shepherd University, Sierra Hill– Barton College, Taylor Mungin– University of Pittsburgh. (from left to right, front row) Delaney Gough– Emory, Kasey Bost– Susquehanna University, Karli Dorsey– Geneva College and Caroline Dangel –Widener.
We wish them all the best as they move forward, and we can’t wait to watch them play at the next level!
– Michael Rainbow, Head Coach, 18U Comets
13U Hawks team placed 2nd in the Gold Medal division of MD Jrs. 13’s tournament on 5/21.
Pictured: Seated – Gabby Tseytlin, Jacqueline Romo, Kylie O’Connor, Holli Kraisser, Standing – Mae Kim, Swetha Sethuraj, Claire Kelly, Kiana Kadivar, Julia Mamo, and Coach Dana Mitchell .
Alexa Welch and Lisa Zoch won first place at the Mid-Atlantic Volleyball First Rites beach tournament, 16U-B division. The tournament was held at Rehoboth Beach on May 14, 2016.
The CVC Eagles have earned a bid to the USAV Junior National Championships in Indianapolis, IN in June. The owners of River Hill Sports Bar and Grille are graciously donating 10% of all sales to help with unbudgeted expenses associated with this accomplishment. Just stop on by June 1st from 6pm-9pm! (no need for a flyer) Seven of the 12 players either live in and/or go to school in Clarksville.
The CVC 15U Typhoon team took first place at the Columbia 15/16 Invitational on May 7, 2016.
The Condors won the Silver Bracket at the JVA Beach Fest in Ocean City on May 7th and 8th. The Condors finished 9th out of 32 teams.
The CVC 12U Falcons won the Silver medal, finishing second at the 2016 JVA BeachFest in Ocean City, MD. The Falcons were undefeated going into the final match on Sunday and put up a great fight against a tough American 12U team.
Pictured above: (Back Row, L to R) Head Coach Mike Bossom, Julia Pribac (Oakland Mills MS), Erin Faughnan (Mount View MS), Kelenna Onukwugha (Elkridge ES), Brianna Bossom (Waterloo ES), Melina Brooking (Trinity School) and Assistant Coach Marissa Duncan. (Front Row, L to R) Ayanna Pharaoh (Bond Mill ES), Madison Wray (Mount View MS), Brooke Laumann (Clarksville ES), Reyna Peterman (Waverly ES), Corinne Chau (Home School) and Lindsay Kelley (Lisbon ES).
The Cardinals won Silver in the gold division at the MD Jr’s 13/14 Mixed tournament on May 7th. They were undefeated in 4 pool sets and undefeated again in semifinals. They lost in the championship match having played extremely well!
The CVC Cardinals First Place finish in the Gold Division at the BAVA 13/14s Mixed Tournament on April 30th, held at API in Gambrills.
We are happy to announce that the CVC 13U Eagles won Bronze at the CHRVA Regionals this Saturday, April 23rd and has earned a bid to represent CVC and CHRVA at the 2016 USAV Junior Girls National Championships in Indianapolis, IN this summer. Congratulations!
Members of the team are Hannah Carroll (St. Louis School), Mary Grace Goyena (St. Louis School), Alyssa Kelly (St. Louis School), Ashley Kiss (St. Patrick’s School), Madison Mayer (St. Louis School), Kelsey Miller (Elkridge Landing MS), Rachel Odonkor (Bethel Christian Academy), Brenna O’Reilly (St. Louis School), Chidinma Onukwugha (Elkridge Landing MS), Twyla Thornton (Bethel Christian Academy), Tabitha You (Clarksville Middle School), and Emily Yang (St. Louis School). The Eagles are coached by Larry Schofield (Atholton H.S.) and Lynn Paynter (River Hill H.S.).
It’s hard to believe, but the CVC 18U Comets participated in their last tournament this past weekend in Lancaster, PA. Competing in the AAU Middle Atlantic Grand Prix with a fourth place finish for the team (out of 25 teams) was a fun and exciting end to a successful club season.
The Comets will be celebrating with a CVC Recognition Night this week to congratulate Coaches Michael Rainbow, Monica Owensby, and Ed Benish, as well as wishing our 9 High School Seniors the best as they prepare for graduation and playing at the collegiate level.
CVC 14U Condors win Silver at BAVA 14’s Invitational on Saturday April 16th.
CVC 16 Lightning placed 3rd in the CHRVA Regionals 16 Open Division on April 9.
Thet were 10-3 in sets and 5-1 in matches for the tournament… losing to Brandywine Blackout in the Gold Bracket Semi-Finals but beating out No Panic 16 Matrix for 3rd place.
13U Eagles capture Gold again in the MDJR’s 13’s Open tournament on March 20th! Congrats!
Eight CVC teams made the trip to Roanoke, VA to compete in the 2016 Shamrock Volleyball Festival and the results were very strong as teams prepare for NEQs in Philadelphia and Regionals in April. With 90 teams in both the 18U and 16U Divisions, and 64 teams in the 14U division, CVC teams made quite an impact:
18U Comets finished 2nd in the Gold Medal Bracket
17U Eclipse Won the Silver Bracket
17U Stars finished in the 1st round of the Copper Bracket
16U Lightning finished 2nd in the Gold Medal Bracket
16U Thunder finished in the Semi-Finals of the Silver Bracket
15U Storm finished in the Semi-Finals of the Bronze Bracket
15U Typhoon finished in the Semi-Finals of the Diamond Bracket
14U Condors finished in the Quarter-Finals of the Gold Bracket
It took more than luck for the CVC 18U Comets to capture 2nd out of 90 teams in the Gold Division at the Shamrock Volleyball Festival in Roanoke, VA. The Comets were undefeated through seven matches, taking each of those wins without having to play a third set. Playoff competition was fierce and the team battled to secure a spot in the final match against Charlottesville Area Volleyball Club’s 18s. Congrats Coaches and Players on finishing the weekend 19-4 sets!
The CVC 16 Lightning team placed 2nd out of 90 teams in the Shamrock Festival’s 16U Division this past weekend in Roanoke, VA.
The Lightning were 24-5 in sets and 8-2 in matches for the tournament… barely losing to NRV 16N King in the gold bracket final!! Well Done!
CVC 13U Eagles go undefeated and take the gold at the Columbia 13/14 Invitational on 3/12/16.