To coincide with the game-changing year, reaching nearly 1,000 member clubs and establishing three new events (one of which is the first Junior Volleyball Association-hosted event on the west coast), the JVA is proud to announce the most decorated Ultra Ankle JVA All-National Team to date. The JVA Awards Committee has selected 80 female student athletes from JVA members clubs across the country to represent the top JVA member club players in the 15s-18s age divisions.
“The amazing pool of talented athletes among JVA member clubs made it extremely difficult to select our Ultra Ankle JVA All-National Team. We are very proud of every athlete that plays under the JVA banner across the country. Congratulations to these 80 young women who represent the best of the best in the Junior Volleyball Association,” said JVA Executive Director Jenny Hahn.
Among those selected were:
Class of 2017
Kendyl Paris – Middle Blocker. AVC/Mintonette Sports (OH)
Class of 2018
Diana Brown – Setter. AVC/Mintonette Sports (OH)
Class of 2019
Amber Beals – Libero/Defensive Specialist. Mintonette Sports (OH)
Machaela Podraza – Setter. Mintonette Sports (OH)
Maria Tobergte – Outside Hitter. Tri-State Elite (OH)
Riley Wagoner – Outside Hitter. Mintonette Sports (OH)
Class of 2020
Sam Csire – Outside Hitter. Academy Volleyball Cleveland (OH)
Emily Londot – Middle Blocker. Mintonette Sports (OH)
The JVA All-National Team honorees were honored and presented with an award at the JVA Midyear meeting on June 22 during the AAU National Championships in Orlando, Florida. The JVA would like to congratulate the honorees, the coaches and the JVA member clubs for your dedication to the sport of volleyball and the mission of JVA.
Mintonette Sports Volleyball Club is a club team from Lewis Center. For more information, visit www.mintonettesports.com or call 614-352-5543.