AZ East Valley Juniors

AZ EAST VALLEY JUNIORS
Arizona's Premiere Volleyball Club Since 1990

AZ East Valley Juniors trains exclusively at
Court One, 9100 S. McKemy Street, Tempe, AZ 85284

Court One
2014-2015  

UPCOMING EVJ VOLLEYBALL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

***Fall Programs are scheduled. Program details and registration links (not all) are now available on our Camps Page.

***Boys club tryouts were held August 16, 2014. Congratulations to the boys who made the teams! Please see the Boys page for further information. If you are still looking for a team, please call Jen Leo at 480-220-9323.***

All players should have received informational emails earlier this week. The first practice is Monday, August 25. Please have the player and one parent available for the 6:45 PM athletic performance training at Court One.
  • August - 1st-6th Grade Youth Academy for beginners to lightly experienced players
  • September - 4th-8th Grade Youth Academy for intermediate to more advanced players
  • August - Juniors in the Sand - Back to School 4-week sand league

SEE BELOW FOR A SUMMARY OF OUR 2013-14 CLUB YEAR

EVJ Volleyball wrapped up its 25th season of operation with a National Championship and 4 top 5 finishes at USAV Junior Nationals. See some highlights below. We want to thank all of you for a memorable and successful 25th season!

EVJ 14-MIZUNO TAKES FIRST IN GOLD AND ARE USAV GIRLS JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NATIONAL CHAMPIONS. So proud of you EVJ!!!

EVJ 13-MIZUNO TAKES SECOND IN GOLD AND ARE USAV GIRLS JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP NATIONAL RUNNERS UP. Way to go EVJ!!!

EVJ 15-MIZUNO TAKES THIRD IN GOLD AT THE USAV GIRLS JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. Way to go EVJ!!!

Congratulations to KJ Lines and Alexa Rockas for making the all-tournament team, great job ladies!

EVJ 16-MIZUNO TAKES 5TH IN GOLD AT THE USAV GIRLS JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!

16-Mizuno goes 8-1 at Nationals and finishes 5th in the Gold bracket. Great year ladies!

***EVJ Beach Volleyball Club - Thank you to all who participated in our inaugural Beach Club season, it was an amazing experience. Please see the Beach Page for more information and results on the 2014 season. We look forward to seeing you in 2015!

***GIRLS CLUB TEAMS INFORMATION***

June 25 - July 3: USA Volleyball Junior National Championships (Info)

The following teams will be playing in this tournament:
17-Mizuno 16-Mizuno, 16-Navy 15-Mizuno, 15-Navy 14-Mizuno, 14-Navy, 13-Mizuno
Schedules: 17-Mizuno, 16-Mizuno, 16-Navy, 15-Mizuno, 15-Navy, 14-Mizuno, 14-Navy, 13-Mizuno

CONGRATS to all the teams who competed at Festival at the Phoenix Convention Center. Great showing EVJ!!!

Schedules/Results: 15-White (Festival) 14-White, 13-Navy 13-White (Festival), 12-Mizuno 12-Navy, 12-White, 11-Mizuno, 11-Navy (Festival)


15-Festival

12-Navy (way to get to GOLD girls!)

***BOYS CLUB SUMMER VOLLEYBALL***

  • Congratulations to the EVJ 18-1 and 17-1 boys for a successful SCVA tournament. 18s finished 21/69 teams and 17s finished 20/37.
  • Several players will continue play at HP in July. Congratulations to the following guys who were selected for the AZ Region HP team:
    • Christian Cava
    • Dominic Cava
    • Andrew Lincoln
    • Derek Smith
    • Britton West

EVJ Spirit Wear

NEW EVJ Spirit Wear (t-shirts and jackets) are now available to order. Take a look at what's available on the Apparel page. In addition, also available for purchase NOW at the gym are various EVJ t-shirts, sweatshirts, women's hats, travel duffle bags, and insulated cups.

***EVJ ATHLETES AWARDS AND ACCOLADES***

Congratulations for the 2012-2013 season can be found on the 2012-2013 Congratulations page.

Congratulations to Shannon Gurley (17-Mizuno) whose USA A2 HP camp team won Bronze in the team competition. She was also one of three girls selected as the True Sport Athlete for leadership and sportsmanship. Way to go Shannon!
Shannon Gurley

Congratulations to Tianna Matthews (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Tianna Matthews Signing

Congratulations to Talise Babbitt (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico.
Talise Babbitt Signing     Talise Babbitt Signing

Congratulations to Bobbi Sczruba (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas.
Bobbi Sczruba Signing

Congratulations to Amanda Eno (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona.
Volleyball Inks 2 More NLIs

Congratulations to Josalyn Benson (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Lines (15-Mizuno) for being selected to the MaxPreps Freshman Volleyball All-Americans list.
MaxPreps 2013 Volleyball Underclass All-American Teams

Congratulations to Penina Snuka (former EVJ player) for receiving the All-Freshman Honors at University of Arizona.
Kingdon Named All-Pac-12; Snuka Earns All-Freshman Honors

Congratulations to Amanda Burton (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona.
Amanda Burton Signing

Congratulations to Andrea Farnsworth (18-Mizuno) for signing a letter of intent to play volleyball at Chandler Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona.

Congratulations to the class of 2014 for their Collegiate Choices to Play Volleyball

Player Team College
Talise Babbitt 18-Mizuno New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico
Josalyn Benson 18-Mizuno Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island
Amanda Burton 18-Mizuno Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona
Amanda Eno 18-Mizuno Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona
Andrea Farnsworth 18-Mizuno Chandler Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona
Tianna Matthews 18-Mizuno New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico
Bobbi Sczruba 18-Mizuno University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa, Texas
Christine Winkelman 18-Mizuno Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri

 


If anyone has noteworthy news, accomplishments, etc., send them to Jen Leo at JENLEO@COX.NET and we will get something posted on the website.