Richmond, VA - Twenty Triangle teams competed in the first travel trip of the season, Richmond's Monument City Classic. Triangle finished with an overall 112-49 record on the three day tournament which included many Triangle v. Triangle matches. Top finishes include 18 Blue [18 Open Champions], 17 Black [17 Open Champions], 15 [15 Open 2nd place], 18 Black [18 Open 3rd place], 15 Silver [15 Club 3rd place] and the first ever Triangle 12 Black team to compete at Monument City finished at an impressive T3/8 for the weekend. Congratulations to all Triangle teams on a great weekend!
The Wisconsin Badgers and Penn State Nittany Lions will face off in the 2013 Women's Volleyball Division I Championship Match. Katie Slay '10 helped lead the Nittany Lions to an impressive 3-0 sweep of number three seeded Washington in the semi-final match. Haleigh Nelson '12 and the Badgers toppled the reigning National Champions and number one seeded Texas Longhorns in a 3-1 semi-final. Wisconsin and Penn State will play Saturday, December 21st at 9:30 PM EST and can be viewed on ESPN2.
Be sure to catch the 9th Annual Triangle Alumnae Match, Sunday, December 29th at 6:00 PM. Triangle alums from the past 11 years will take on the Senior Class of 2014 in a best 2 out of three showdown at Triangle. The Alumnae took home the trophy last year, will they be able to capture it again?
Congratulations to Triangle Alums Jill Edwards (Class of 2010), Katie Slay (Class of 2010) and Madi Bugg (Class of 2012) on their outstanding accomplishments this season. Madi Bugg was named to the 2013 AVCA Division I Second Team All-America and PAC-12 Setter of the Year. Jill Edwards was named to the AVCA Divison II Honorable Mention All-America Team and the Capital One Divison II Academic All-America First Team with a 3.58 GPA. Along with leading her team to the Final Four, Katie Slay was named AVCA Division I Third Team All-America and the Capital One Division I Academic All-America of the Year with a 3.64 GPA.
Tune in tonight and see Katie Slay (Triangle Class of 2010) a senior at Penn State, and Haleigh Nelson (Triangle Class of 2013) a freshman at Wisconsin, join Washington and Texas in a battle to see who will be crowned National Champion. Both semi-final and championship matches can be watch on ESPN2. Wisconsin (12) will take on Texas (1) at 7:30 PM and Penn State (2) will play Washington (3) at 9:30 PM.
Triangle introduced its 2014 teams at its 12th Annual Signing Night Celebration. After a record breaking tryout with 632 athletes, Triangle will have 27 teams total; 26 junior girls and 1 junior boys. This will be the first time Triangle hosts a junior boys team. View the press release for further information.
For the 2014 junior club season Triangle has assembled a team consisting of 75 talented, experienced, and knowledgeable coaches committed to delivery of Triangle's mission to "educate the whole person through excellence in the sport of volleyball." These highly qualified individuals will lead the development of student-athletes on 28 junior club teams including Triangle's first ever boys team. Please visit our staff page to view our club administration and coaches bios.
Triangle announced today the expansion of its Globe Center facility. At 30K+ square feet, the expanded facility will boast 7 courts, a dedicated fitness area, classroom, administrative offices, and larger spectator space.
Triangle Volleyball Club is among five (5) finalists for the National Council of Youth Sports [NCYS] S.T.R.I.V.E. award. The STRIVE award [Sports Teach Respect, Initiative, Values, and Excellence] recognizes youth sports organizations that put the safety, health, and well-being of its athletes at the forefront of its program. The winner is determined by online voting. Individuals can cast votes daily, August 30 through September 30. The STRIVE award winner receives $5000 and an awards presentation in their home town.
Triangle's Fall programming kicks off on September 8th. Also released is the tryout schedule for the 2014 club season. Fall programs include YVP, Classic and Xtreme clinics, PowerCore360 [NEW PC360 LIVE!], Setting Academies (TSA & TSA advantage), and JUMP+PACT.
In addition Triangle is hosting several FREE open gyms, clinics, and an Open House in advance of club tryouts. [FREE FALL PROGRAMS]
NEW for FALL 2013 Triangle will offer HIGH SCHOOL BOYS OPEN GYMS (Free) as well as YVP For Boys Only. Both are held on Sundays, September 8-October 13.
Complete club season details and tryout registration will be available October 1st.