SMASH athletes traveled to Tulsa, OK for the 2018 USAV High Performance Championships. The 5-day tournament featured international teams, national HP teams, and regional HP teams.
The New England Junior team included 7/11 current or former SMASH players and finished 15th of 20 in the Women's International Junior division. NERVA HP also entered a Boys Youth team and two Girls Youth teams.
SMASH Volleyball Club travel teams won 5 out of 8 tournaments contested at the NERVA Championships on May 6, 2018.
12/16 teams made the semi-finals or higher!
SMASH 17s won U18 Open Gold and SMASH 14s Fire won U14 Gold.
Other SMASH teams winning their final regional event were SMASH 10s (champions of 12B), SMASH 12s Energy (champions of 12A), and SMASH 14s (champions of 16AA).
In New England, SMASH had the top-ranked 10s, 14s, 15s, 17s, and 18s teams, the 2nd-ranked 13s and 16s teams, and the 3rd-ranked 12s team.
In U18, SMASH had 4 of the top 8 teams in New England (17s, Attack, 18s, Jets).
In U16, SMASH had 4 of the top 9 teams in New England (16s, Sparks, eXtreme, 15s).
In U14, SMASH had 3 of the top 14 teams in New England (Fire, 13s, Ice).
In U12, SMASH had 3 of the top 13 teams in New England (12s, Energy, 10s).
Congratulations to all our players and coaches for their hard work, tireless dedication, and tremendous achievements throughout the 2018 season!
Thank you to all our parents and families for supporting your talented athletes in junior girls club volleyball.
SMASH Volleyball Club travel teams won five out of nine tournaments contested at NERVA IV, with five teams placing 2nd. Three teams finished 3rd, each losing to another SMASH team in the semis.
13/15 teams made the semi-finals or higher on the penultimate date of the local tournament season.
All SMASH teams will compete on May 6 at the NERVA Championships.