LEXINGTON, Ky. (November 6, 2013) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the eighth annual Under Armour Girls High School All-America Teams.
The 100 players selected for this year's honors represent 33 states and 90 high schools. Many have already committed to play collegiate volleyball at some of the top programs in the country.
Each of the players on the First Team will be invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition. The event will be held at Key Arena on December 20th in Seattle, Wash., in conjunction with the 2013 AVCA Annual Convention.
Requirements for nomination were that the student-athlete be in her senior year of high school, that she be nominated by her high school coach, that her coach be a member of the AVCA and that her individual season statistics versus all opponents for the entire season be entered into MaxPreps, a free service that aggregates and distributes data on high school sports.
For more information on the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition, please visit our website. Tickets are available for purchase now through Ticketmaster.
The Under Armour Girls High School All-America Committee consists of: Region 1 - Rob Slavin, Region 2 - Tony Crisafulli, Region 3 - Donna Fleming, Region 4 - Al Bennett, Region 5 - Tracey Kornau, Region 6 - Kyle Yackley, Region 7 - Jim Lee, Region 8 - Pat Dorshorst, Region 9 - Kyle Mashima, Region 10 - Jeff Carroll and chairperson Carol Russo.
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The AVCA, with its headquarters in Lexington, Ky., is managed by Associations International. The mission of the AVCA is to develop the sport of volleyball and its coaches. With a membership of over 6,000 and counting, the AVCA provides a professional network for those individuals and companies dedicated to enhancing and promoting the sport. Members include collegiate, high school, club, youth and Olympic coaches, as well as volleyball club directors. The AVCA provides education to volleyball coaches, recognition of elite players and coaches, promotion of volleyball competitions throughout the world, and networking opportunities for volleyball products and services providers. Further information is available at www.avca.org