What a year - NORCO is so lucky to have EIGHT coaches that earned their spot in the NCAA D1 Volleyball Championship!
Northern Colorado - Kendra Cunningham (17-1), Taylor Els (16 Black), KJ Ince (13 White), Laura Karatzynski (12 Black), Jadyn McCartney (17 Blue), and Daisy Schultz (17 Black)
Colorado State - Mackenna Basore (12/15 Blue)
Denver University - Andy Levoe (16 Black)
In the first round of the tournament, Denver University will play Stanford. In addition to 16 Black's Andy Levoe, former NORCO players Mackenzie Fidelak (Stanford), Kalea Folbert (Denver), and Lorrin Poulter (Denver) helped their teams into the NCAA tourney.
Follow the bracket here and CHEER ON OUR COACHES!
A panel of coaches and staff selected Casady Berry and Hannah Serbousek as Club Captains. Casady has been a NORCO player since the age of 9 and Hannah since she was 11. Casady will be playing for the University of Wyoming and Hannah will be paying for the University of New Hampshire.
Their passion and commitment to volleyball and NORCO makes them incredible leaders for the 2020 USAV season.
Congratulations to 18 Black's Hannah Serbousek and Sabrina VanDeList! Hannah (University of New Hampshire) and Sabrina (Colorado Mesa Univeristy) signed their Letters of Intent on November 3rd. Both started playing for NORCO 7 years ago on 11 Blue!
Julie Ward ('18), the 2018 Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year takes on Conference Carolinas Player of the Year honors following a spectacular 2019 season! Julie is the 16th conference player of the year in King women's volleyball program history and the second since King has become Conference Carolinas members. This is the second straight year Ward has been named first team all-conference.
This season Julie has led the Tornados offensively as she ranks second in the league with an average of 3.95 kills per set and fifth with 332 total kills. Julie also leads the league in service aces per set with an average of 0.57 following seven aces in King's quarterfinal win over Converse College on Tuesday. On the defensive end, the sophomore averages 3.26 digs per set and leads King with 13 double-doubles on the season.
Ward was named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week three times throughout the season. She posted a career-high 24 kills while hitting .579 in a win at North Greenville University and followed that with 23 kills and 14 digs in a win at Emmanuel College. In the conference quarterfinal on Tuesday, Ward registered 19 kills along with a .421 attack percentage and added nine digs.
Here's the article to read more about the All-Conference Carolinas Selections
Congratulations to NORCO Alumni Kaina Roehrkasse ('18) and Taylor Rohr ('18)! Both sophomores at Carson Newman, they helped Carson Newman earn the South Atlantic Conference Championship - a first for Carson Newman since 2003. Taylor posted 27 assists and Kaina posted 4 kills and 6 blocks in their shut out match against Queens University.
The SAC championship automatically qualifies Carson Newman into the NCAA Tournament, which begins December 5th.
Good Luck Ladies!
Congratulations to Sydney Henry and Sterling High School - 3A Colorado State Volleyball Champions!
The All-State teams were created following a lengthy process which included nominations from leagues and then a vote of coaches. Congratulations to the following players for earning their spot:
5A - First Team: Hannah Serbousek (18 Black) Honorable Mention: Sabrina VanDeList (18 Black)
4A - First Team: Cailtin Volkmann (18 Black) Honorable Mention: Quincey Coyle (16 Black), Zoe Gibbs (16 Black), Abbie McCrimmon (17 Black)
3A - Second Team: Sydney Henry (16 Black), Claire Smith (18 Black)
BoCoPreps has announced their All-Conference Teams and their Player of the Year: 18 Black's Caitlin Volkmann and senior at Silver Creek. Caitlin finished the year with 431 kills and totaled 1,316 kills in her high school career!
Congratulations to the following ladies who made the BoCoPreps All-Conference teams:
1st Team: Caitlin Volkmann (18 Black), Zoe Gibbs (16 Black), and Abbie McCrimmon (17 Black)
Honorable Mention: Rachel Mau (15 Black), Emma Stenner (17 Black)
BoCoPreps has announced the 2019 Front Range League All-Conference Teams! Congratulations to the following:
1st Team: Hannah Serbousek (18 Black), Sabrina VanDeList (18 Black), Lacy Hunt (17 Black), and Morgan Ruff (16 Black)
2nd Team: Sophie Bushman (16 Black), Rachel Lambrecht (18 Black), Quinn VanMaanen (16 Black), Morgan Watson (18 Black), Hannah Kauffman (17 Black)
Honorable Mention: Ella Steesma (18 Black)
Hannah Kaufman (17 Black) was named to the BoCoPreps 2019 Front Range League 2nd Team All-Conference and to the CHSAA Academic All-State 1st Team. Academic First team honors are given to students significantly contributing on an athletic team or in an activity, have 3.60 or higher grade point average (for First Team), and be a junior or senior.
All NORCO Core Teams and Coaches are invited to an Ice Cream Social following your practice on Saturday, December 7th! Ice cream will be served by our Team Managers.
Why: Team Bonding Social to celebrate the start of a new season!
10:00 - 10:30am - 11 Black, 12 Black & Blue, 13 Black, 17 Blue
12:00 - 12:30pm - 13 Blue & White, 14 Black, Blue & White, 15 Blue
2:00-2:30pm - 15 Black, 16 Black & Blue, 17 Black, 18 Black
ALL 12's, 13's & 14"s AGE DIVISIONS ARE CLOSED!!!
Calling all Club and PREP Teams - Compete locally in a fun and festive event! Winter Play for Entry Level Teams!
Join us on December 14th, 2019, for the NORCO Triple Crown Holiday Classic at NORCO Volleyball Club. Open to entry-level club teams and prep programs, this tournament offers the opportunity for competition and live play before the winter break. Teams will showcase their skills while earning prizes and awards throughout the day! Each team is guaranteed four matches!
Four divisions available: 12's, 13's, 14's, 15's-17's
Thanksgiving Special - register by Thanksgiving for only $75 per team. Team registrations will be $90 after November 28th. The Holiday Classic Registration will CLOSE on Thursday, December 5th at NOON.
Officials will be provided for each match. Full concessions will be available throughout the event. We will also be providing a coaches' Hospitality Room with beverages and food.
Location: NORCO Volleyball Facility, 7395 Greendale Rd, Windsor, CO 80550
Limited space available. Register online now to claim your spot or mail in the form below!
2019 NORCO Triple Crown Holiday Classic
The NORCO-Triple Crown Holiday Classic is next weekend, December 14th! Wave and Divisions schedules are posted on the events page. Please remember that there will be NO OUTSIDE food, coolers or coffee allowed. Hot and cold items will be for sale at the concession stand. CASH only!
PM WAVE (1:00pm Start)
12's Division - 12 Alx, 12 Erin, 12 Tiffany, 12 Coreen, 12 Millie, 12 Zoann,
11-1, 12-1, 12-2
13's Division - 13 Lynette, 13 Paul, 13 Lauren, 13 Janelle, 13-2, 13-3, 12-1
AM WAVE (7:30am Start)
14's Division - 14 Brian, 14 Carley, 14 Krueger, 14 Ariana, 13-1, 14-2, 14-3
15&Up Division - 15 Paul, 16 Jayce
Be one of the first 15 teams to register for the "Dig to Win" 3v3 Winterfest Tournament on December 28th and receive a FREE t-shirt!
There are already 11 teams registered as of 12/5. Hurry to get your FREE T-shirts!
Reagan McWhinney (15 Black) had the chance to see NORCO Alum Mackenzie Fidelak at the UCLA vs. Stanford match Friday night!
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Casady Berry, libero for NORCO 18 Black, signed her Letter of Intent with Wyoming Volleyball! Casady has been a member of NORCO Juniors Volleyball Club since she was 9 years old.
She is a great example that hard work always pays off!
Attention all Athletes and Parents! The NORCO Recruiting Seminar has been scheduled for Saturday, February 1st, 2020. Collegiate Volleyball programs in attendance this year will be represented from some of the best in the country. Don't miss the opportunity to attend and get your recruiting questions answered.
Ann Marie’s career path has taken her from New York City to Providence, Rhode Island, to Grand Cayman to St. Croix and Colorado.
Ann Marie joined the Team at the Greeley DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center at Lincoln Park from a conference center property in Loveland where she was the first employee on site directing the Hotel’s pre - opening sales effort.
Ann Marie has been a member of the Colorado Society of Association Executives since 2005 and is currently serving her third term on the Board of Directors. She was a member of the 2015 annual Conference Committee and has recently received the Associate of the Year Award which is present to an individual associate member in recognition of exemplary service and support to the association/not for profit profession and CSAE.
Ann Marie is excited to begin her responsibilities with the DoubleTree Greeley at Lincoln Park, opened in September of 2017. The Hotel has 147 guest rooms and over 14,000 square feet of meeting space. The DoubleTree Greeley at Lincoln Park is owned by Lincoln Park Hotel, LLC. And operated by Providence Hospitality Partners. Both are Colorado companies.
To book your stay at the DoubleTree Greeley, call Ann Marie directly at (970) 350-5402
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NORCO Volleyball is a non-profit organization that focuses on developing volleyball players into well-rounded individuals. Our focus is more than volleyball and our qualified coaches strive to teach young men and women how to be successful. Every year, we hope to instill lasting impressions on these players that they will carry with them for a lifetime. Club Volleyball is a tool that teaches young men and women how to face difficult circumstances where they are forced to be uncomfortable and pushed to balance school, life, family, and volleyball. This is a challenge for every young adult and a necessary part of preparing for the next stages in life.
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