|1/14-1/16||Winterfest 2 16s, 17s, 18s||Hartford|
|2/3-2/5||NERVA Open Qualifier||Springfield|
|3/3-3/5||Boston Volleyball Festival||Boston|
Reggie Wong Park in Boston, MA was the site of the annual volleyball tournament that is part of the August Moon Festival in Chinatown.
Dozens of current SMASH players and campers (boys and girls), SMASH alumni, and SMASH coaches took part in the unique event that features local volleyball clubs like the Hurricanes, Knights, Freemasons, and more.
In the 9-Man final on Sunday, the Knights overcame the defending champion 'Canes to take the tournament trophy.
Some teams will be headed to Fort Lauderdale, FL over Labor Day Weekend for the NACIVT, where an assembled team of female Boston athletes will take part in the first-ever exhibition match of Women's 9v9 volleyball.
SMASH Volleyball Club had a big presence at the USAV High Performance Championships in Fort Lauderdale, FL, contributing 11 of the 33 players selected to the three NERVA Regional HP teams.
Competing in the Women's International Junior division, the New England Girls Junior team featured Jess Jubb and Haley O'Brien from SMASH 18s.
In the Boys International division, the New England Boys Youth team featured Danny Ho and Cobi Moore from SMASH Boys Volleyball.
In the Girls International Youth division, the New England Girls Youth team recorded the best-ever NERVA HP result, posting a 6-2 match record en route to a 7th place finish. The team featured athletes from four different SMASH travel teams: Ella Kim, Miska Legatova, and Emma Smallcomb from SMASH 18s, Claire Bialek from SMASH 18s Titans, Amanda Gilbert from SMASH 17s, plus Gabby Goddard and Ashley Wang from SMASH 16s.
SMASH also had athletes taking part in USAV national pipeline programs this summer:
Playing for the USA Junior A1 Red team, Athena Ardila from SMASH 18s finished 4th in the Women's International Junior division with a 7-2 match record at the Fort Lauderdale HP Championships.
Chelsea Simmons from SMASH 16s participated in the USA HP National A2 Invitational in Colorado Springs, CO.
Maegan Hladick from SMASH 16s Kai participated in the USA HP National A3 Training Program in New Orleans, LA.
SMASH Volleyball Club won 5 of 10 tournaments entered at the 2017 NERVA Championships.
SMASH 18s won 18 Open Gold in Lincoln, RI with SMASH 16s tied for 3rd and SMASH 17s tied for 5th.
SMASH 16s Kai won 16 Open Gold in Derry, NH, edging past SMASH 15s in a single-set final. SMASH 16s Sparks placed 10th.
SMASH 16s eXtreme went undefeated to win a 16AAA tournament in Amherst, NH.
SMASH 14s posted a 9-1 record to win a 16AAA tournament in Kingston, RI, capping the day with a 25-22, 33-31 win in the final.
SMASH 12s Energy were champions of 12A in Kingston, RI.
This is SMASH Volleyball's fifth U18 New England title in the last six years.
This is SMASH Volleyball's fifth U16 New England title in the last six years.
In 2017 SMASH had the highest-ranked 13s, 14s, 15s, 16s, 17s (tie), and 18s teams in New England, as well as...
3 of the top 8 juniors teams in New England (18 Gold), and 5 of the top 20.
2 of the top 3 16s teams in New England, and 3 of the top 10.
2 of the top 3 15s teams in New England.
2 of the top 4 14s teams in New England.