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Men's & Women's Regional Championships April 19

BEAVERTON (March 10, 2014) – Columbia Empire Volleyball Association (CEVA) announced today that their men’s and women’s volleyball championships will take place on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at The Courts in Beaverton. “Our region has hosted men’s and women’s volleyball championships since 1981. This year in particular our depth of field is impressive. Several former All-Americans are dominating the local scene. Teams can go on to play in the 2014 USA Volleyball Open National Championships May 23-28, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona,” said Executive Director Breen Goodwin.

Men’s teams expected to compete include: All Day, Excel NW, Lakeside, NP Beach Club, Off in the Corner, OSU Black, OSU Orange, Riverview, Sideout Squad and The Heat. Women’s teams expected to compete include: Athena, Bad Girls Club, Central Oregon, Good Volley Miss Molly, Karma, Mad Dogs, Made to Play, Main Event Sports Grill, Notorious Dig, NW Reign, Portland State University Collegiate Club, Reflex, Riverview and Team X.

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USA Volleyball High Performance Tryouts April 25

All female volleyball players born in 1996 or after are invited to tryout Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center from 4-8 pm. Athletes should be at site no later than 3 pm to register and begin physical testing. Tryouts hosted for female players interested in vying for a spot in one of the following USA Volleyball National High Performance Teams and Programs: USA Youth & Junior National Teams (competing in the 2014 NORCECA Continental Championship), USA National A1 Training Team Programs (Junior, Youth and Select, competing at the USA HP Championships), USA National A2 Team Invitational Team Programs (Junior, Youth and Select), USA National A3 Training Program (Youth & Select), USA National Skills Program (Select and Future Program), USA National Skills Program (Select and Future Select Program) and USA Future Select National Training Program. Register here.

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Excel NW 16 Rox wins Presidents' Day Tournament in San Jose

Excel NW 16 Rox won the Presidents Day Tournament in San Jose California, beating every team in two games.  Day one of the tournament 16 Rox met up with Delta Valley 16, the #3 seed in pool play beating them 25-21, 25-20.  16 Rox continued their winning streak throughout the tournament beating three nationally ranked teams including Delta Valley 16 who is currently ranked #26 and NCVC 16 Black who is ranked #23 in the Nation.

16 Rox's powerful hitting, solid blocking and ball control lead the team to victory.  As a team, 16 Rox passed extremely well with six of our players passing above a 2.0.  Great passing allowed our setters to run a powerful offense that had everyone talking in the gym all weekend long. For the finals, 16 Rox met up with Absolute 16, the number #1 seeded team in the tournament, who is also ranked #13 in the Nation.  It was a great match to watch.  Both sides of the net were equally powerful but 16 Rox out blocked Absolute 16 and won the championship game 25-15, 25-22.   Team High Lights Kills: Brooke 80, Nicole 54, Jazzy 51Hitting%: Brooke 508%, Nicole 333%, Jazzy 328%, Haley 326%, Ashley 297%Blocks: Jazzy 21.5, Haley 17, Ashley 14.5, Brooke 10, Rachel 6Passing: Jazzy 2.2, Nicole 2.2, Brooke 2.2, Hana 2.2, Sammy 2.2, Courtney 2.1Digs: Courtney 44, Nicole 42, Brooke 41, Jazzy 21, Hana 21Serve%: Mosier 100%, Ashley 98%, Jazzy 98%, Hana 94%, Courtney 92%, Brooke 90%, Nicole 89%Aces: Courtney 5, Hana 3, Jazzy 3, Nicole 3

 

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CEVA Weather Policy

All CEVA tournaments will go ahead as scheduled unless a facility closes. In the event of a weather-related facility closure, information will be communicated via some or all of the following channels:

All impacted coaches, officials and tournament directors will receive an email message.

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A Fond Farewell

Dear CEVA Friends, Family and all those I've had the pleasure of meeting in the Region,

I am sorry to announce that I will be leaving CEVA at the end of August. My fiancé has an amazing opportunity and we, along with our new baby boy, will be moving to Southern California.

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