YAP: Sat., March 15 (only): NEW TIME: 3-5
There were 196 teams at Winterfest, from throughout the Northeast US.
SMASH was in the semifinals in 4-of-5 Divisions, the finals of 3, and the Champions of 2.
This was the strongest finish of any of the 48 clubs participating.
SMASH is the 2013 NEW ENGLAND CHAMPION of 18's, 16's, 14's, and 12's !
18+Unders: SMASH 18's is the Champion, + SMASH 17's 2nd, SMASH 18's Attack 5th, SMASH 17's Black Ice 18th!
3 teams in top 5 in NE, 4 in top 18 (out of 99 teams!!!)
16+Unders: SMASH 16's is the Champion + 16's Sparks and 16's eXtreme Tie 5th, SMASH 15's 9th, SMASH 14's 19th
4 teams in top 9, 5 in top 19 (out of 140 16's teams in NE)
14+Unders: SMASH 14's FIRE is the Champion (out of 54 14's teams in NE) CLICK HERE
12+Unders: SMASH 12's is the Champion (out of 18 12's teams in NE) FOR DETAILS
SMASH was also the 2012 NE CHAMPION of 18's, 16's, and 14's !
SMASH has players playing on these 39 College Teams: Bucknell University, Bryant University, Yale University, Providence College, Penn, Quinnipiac, Holy Cross (all Div I),
Tufts, Williams, Bowdoin, Centre, Colby, Merrimack College, Brandeis, Middlebury, Trinity, Catholic University, Springfield College, Stonehill College, Union College, Unversity of Hartford, US Naval Academy, WPI, Endicott, Framingham State, UMass Dartmouth, Merrimack, UMass Boston, St. Michaels, Colby-Sawyer, Connecticut College, Plymouth State, Babson, Rivier, Assumption, Western New England, St. Anselm, Bentley, and Whitman (WA)
32 current and former SMASH players represented their regions in last summer's Bay State Games
In 2011 SMASH had these results in the New England Region Volleyball Championships:
18+Unders: 3rd, 9th and 11th (Note: in NE 18's there are 114 teams! All 3 SMASH teams ahead of top team from 29 clubs)
16+Unders: 3rd, 9th and 11th ( Note: in NE there are 164 16's and 15's teams! All 3 SMASH teams ahead of top teams from 33 clubs!)
14+Unders: 5th in 14+Unders (out of 50 teams from 23 clubs) and also 47th in NE 16 +Unders (SMASH 14's Fire)
'SMASH 17's' represented NEW ENGLAND in the 2011 USAV Juniors National Championships in Atlanta, GA
'SMASH 16's' represented NEW ENGLAND in the 2011 Volleyball Festival in Phoenix, AZ
In 2010 SMASH Volleyball increased its status as a New England Power in Juniors Volleyball:
New England Region Jrs. Volleyball Championships 2010 RESULTS:
18+Unders: Open Gold: 2nd, 10th, 13th, and 5th in AA
This was NE's top club performance
In NE there were 78 18+Under teams from 30 clubs: ALL 4 SMASH teams in top 21!
16+Unders: Open Gold Champions, 16A Champions, 16AA 2nd, and 16A 7th
14+Unders: 3rd 14A (highest level- 3rd in NE) and, Champions of 14 B
#1 Ranked Team in New England !
Champion of the Great Nor'Easter ! (Northeast/East US area Tournament)
Champion of the Inaugural Mizuno Winterfest Tournament ! (Northeast US Tournament)
Was the New England Region's representative at the USAV 18's Nationals in Reno, NV (Winner of the New England National Bid Playoffs) !
SMASH 17's Black Ice: Was the New England Region's 17's Representative at the USAV Nationals in Reno, NV !
SMASH 16's is the CHAMPION of 2010 New England Region 16+Unders ! ! !
SMASH is one of the oldest, and most successful Juniors programs in NE, and has been for more than 20 years.
SMASH has 4 major offerings:
Honors for SMASH Teams/players/coaches:
New items: 2009 Boston Globe Player of the Year, 2 others are SMASH players
2009 NEPSAC Player of the Year and Coach of the Year are SMASH
18+Under's: 2 teams in top 10, 3 in top 20 (in all of New England!)
16+Unders: 2 teams tied for 5th, 3 in top 20 (in all of New England!)
EVERY SMASH team was in New England Open Gold, AA, or A
The MA Gatorade Player of the Year for 2006, 2007, and 2008 were all SMASH players (Emily Harburg, Mina Baban, Caitlin Barrett)
SMASH VOLLEYBALL proudly finished the 2008 season as the CHAMPIONS of the two major age-groups in New England (18+Unders and 16+Unders)
The Boston Globe 2008 All-Scholastic Div I Coach of the Year, , Div II Player of the Year, Div III player of the Year, NEPSAC Player of the Year, and 3 other All-Scholastics, the 2007 Mass. Gatorade Player of the Year, 8 members of the Mass. Coaches Assoc. 2007 All-State Team, and 16 All-League players are played on 2008 SMASH Travel Teams!
In 2008, SMASH finished 1st and 5th in the 18's Open Gold (highest level) and and 1st and 11th in the 16's Open Gold! Our 18's Storm lost in the finals of NE Open Silver Division, and our 15's team finished 7th in NE 16 Open Silver.