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Patrick Henry graduate ready for volleyball Deaf World Cup

USA Deaf VolleyballSometimes, you have to take the long way to get to your destination. For 2013 Patrick Henry graduate Hunter Taylor, it’s been a road where an unanticipated detour paid off dividends.

Today, Taylor is in Washington, D.C. with the United States National Men’s Deaf Volleyball team, preparing for Opening Ceremonies Wednesday of the ICSD World Deaf Volleyball Championship, followed by competition, in hopes of taking USA Volleyball to new heights.

Read more: http://www.herald-progress.com/patrick-henry-graduate-ready-for-volleyball-deaf-world-cup/

Source: Herald-Progress

USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team wins Capital bracket

USA Deaf VolleyballThe USA Deaf Volleyball 18U wrapped up their stay at the Volleyball Festival National Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona winning the Capital bracket on Monday.

In the four team bracket, USA Deaf Volleyball 18U had their way with Burns 17-1 in a sweep 25-9 and 25-17. The final game pitted USA Deaf Volleyball 18U against Protege CA 17Michael which went the distance. The USA team missed out taking the first set which went into extra points, 28-26. The last two sets went to USA Deaf Volleyball 18U, 25-17 and 15-9. The team completed the tournament with a 8-4 record and placed 41st out of 58 teams.

Visit this link for complete results of the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team.

Monday, June 27
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Burns 17-1 0 (25-9, 25-17)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Protege CA 17Michael 1 (26-28, 25-17,15-9)

Sunday, June 26
AZ Elite 18 Black 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-17, 25-14)
Beach Cities 18 Smack 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 1 (25-14, 22-25, 15-8)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 SoCal VBC 18-JT 1 (25-13, 25-27, 15-9)

Saturday, June 25
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 DIG THIS VBC 18-1 1 (16-25, 25-16, 15-11)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 AZKings17 Platinum Adidas 0 (25-21, 25-21)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 IPV 17HP 1 (23-25, 25-23, 15-12)

Friday, June 24
PRVC-18 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-21, 26-24)
AZ EVJ 18 Festival 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-15, 25-10)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Desert STARS-Gila Ridge17 0 (25-19, 29-27)

Athlete gabrielense will play pre-Olympic and world with the Brazilian National Deaf for Volleyball

2016 PanAm VolleyballThe gabrielense athlete Alexandre Dal Forno compete from this Thursday, June 29, two important tournaments for Men Selection CBDS of Volleyball (Brazilian Confederation of Deaf Sports). He was called among the athletes who will represent Brazil in the PANAM Deaf Volleyball Regional Qualifiers (Regional Qualifying Pan American Deaf Volleyball) and the World Deaf Volleyball Championships (World Deaf Volleyball Championship). Both competitions will take place at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, in the United States.

Read more: http://www.caderno7.com/2016/06/atleta-gabrielense-jogara-pre-olimpico.html

Source: Caderno 7

USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team faces stiff competition

USA Deaf VolleyballThe USA Deaf Volleyball 18U hit a roadblock in the final round of pool games at the Volleyball Festival National Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona. After going undefeated in the second round of pool games, the team was unable to carry over the momentum as they dropped two of three matches.

The first 8 a.m. match was against AZ Elite 18 Black which the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U team dropped in straight sets. The next match pitted the elite team against Beach Cities 18 Smack which went the distance but USA Deaf Volleyball came up short dropping the third and final set 15-8. The team pulled out win in the final pool game of the festival against SoCal VBC 18-JT. This match also went the full three sets.

USA Deaf Volleyball 18U will wrap up their stay at the volleyball festival today with two games in bracket play.

Visit this link to follow the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team.

Sunday, June 26
AZ Elite 18 Black 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-17, 25-14)
Beach Cities 18 Smack 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 1 (25-14, 22-25, 15-8)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 SoCal VBC 18-JT 1 (25-13, 25-27, 15-9)

Saturday, June 25
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 DIG THIS VBC 18-1 1 (16-25, 25-16, 15-11)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 AZKings17 Platinum Adidas 0 (25-21, 25-21)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 IPV 17HP 1 (23-25, 25-23, 15-12)

Friday, June 24
PRVC-18 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-21, 26-24)
AZ EVJ 18 Festival 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-15, 25-10)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Desert STARS-Gila Ridge17 0 (25-19, 29-27)

USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team bounces back

USA Deaf VolleyballThe USA Deaf Volleyball 18U bounced back yesterday at the second day of the Volleyball Festival National Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend. The team went undefeated in the second round pool with two of the three matches going the distance. Today the team will compete in the third round of pool matches to determine their bracket and seed for final day of completion on Monday.

The Arizona Central featured photos for the Volleyball Festival and there were many pictures taken of the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U team. Visit this link to preview the photos of yesterday’s competition.

Visit this link to follow the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team.

Saturday, June 25
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 DIG THIS VBC 18-1 1 (16-25, 25-16, 15-11)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 AZKings17 Platinum Adidas 0 (25-21, 25-21)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 IPV 17HP 1 (23-25, 25-23, 15-12)

Friday, June 24
PRVC-18 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-21, 26-24)
AZ EVJ 18 Festival 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-15, 25-10)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Desert STARS-Gila Ridge17 0 (25-19, 29-27)

USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team makes appearance at the Volleyball Festival National Championships

USA Deaf VolleyballThe USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team is making its’ third appearance at the Volleyball Festival National Championships held in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend. The team is made up of players who are still playing at Deaf schools or just recently graduated. This year’s 18U team are represented by Brianna Dike (Fremont), Maddie Fears (Phoenix), Farrah Harmount (Fremont), Kameron Kinast (Texas), Karita Lewis (Maryland), Megan Lockner (Florida), Isabella Paulone (Indiana), Cassidy Perry (Maryland), and Elina Rubinshteyn (Texas). Former Deaflympians Dyan Kovacs is the head coach and Stacy Nowak is the assistant coach.

The first day of action saw the USA Deaf VB 18U team lose first two games against PRVC-18 and AZ EVJ 18 Festival before wrapping up the day with a win against Desert STARS-Gila Ridge17.

The team continues play today with an early start at 8 a.m. Visit this link to follow the USA Deaf Volleyball 18U elite team.

Friday, June 24
PRVC-18 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-21, 26-24)
AZ EVJ 18 Festival 2 USA Deaf VB 18U 0 (25-15, 25-10)
USA Deaf VB 18U 2 Desert STARS-Gila Ridge17 0 (25-19, 29-27)

 
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