Great instruction by collegiate All-Americans and coaches at the NCAA Coca-Cola Youth Clinic! pic.twitter.com/FLrkNUZBjd
Peak players working at the NCAA Youth Volleyball Clinic in Edmond! pic.twitter.com/H42VodVLtC
Clinic participants visit with AVCA first team All-Americans and Edmond residents Barbara Jackson and Sydney Miles! pic.twitter.com/70OBIHXszx
These 18-Smack girls are excited to work the NCAA Youth Camp. Thanks Baleigh and Jordan. pic.twitter.com/RCtw84m0uC
Congratulations to Peak player and Norman North setter, Audrey Alford, on being selected as the Gatorade Oklahoma Player of the Year for 2014! CLICK HERE to read the story in USA Today High School Sports. Audrey has committed to play at the University of Oklahoma next season. We are proud of you, Audrey!
Congratulations to Peak Alumnus and current Emory University setter Sydney Miles for receiving All-American 1st team honors from the AVCA. For Sydney, a junior, this is the 3rd year in a row that she has earned the honor! CLICK HERE to read the entire article. Congratulations to Sydney and Emory University on earning a spot in the NCAA Division III National Championship match on Monday, Nov. 24. Good luck Sydney!
The University of Oklahoma volleyball team hosted its sixth annual “Pledge for a Cure” match to fight childhood cancer at the OU vs. Iowa State match on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The match, which has been played in memory of Oklahoma head coach Santiago Restrepo’s late son Javier since 2009, honored former Peak player Rian Sanderson. Rian played club volleyball for Oklahoma Peak Performance and passed away in January after a fight with cancer at age 11. All donations benefited the Jimmy Everest Center at OU Children’s Hospital.
Congratulations Micha Hancock, Peak alumnus and current Penn State setter on earning 1st team All-America status as chosen by the AVCA. This is Micha’s 3rd straight year to be chosen 1st team.
Hancock joins Barb Jackson (UCO, Division II) and Sydney Miles (Emory, Division III) as AVCA 1st team All-America selections.
Good luck to Micha and Penn State in the NCAA National Championship semi-finals in OKC on Thursday, December 18!
In addition to Sydney Miles (story at left) and Barbara Jackson (story at right), more Peak alumni have collected additional post season honors. Madison Ward (Univ. of Oklahoma) was chosen a unanimous selection on the All-Big 12 first team.
Allison Barr and Juliette Smith, middle hitters for UCO, earned 2nd team all-conference honors in the MIAA conference. Kate Decker, freshman S/RS for Oklahoma Baptist University, earned honorable mention all-conference in the SAC conference.
So far this season, Peak players have been first team All-American selections in Division II and Division III. Stay tuned for more honors!
Congratulations to all the Peak players announced to the All-City Volleyball teams!
Player of the Year – Jordan Spence
1st Team – Audrey Alford, Hannah Rose Frohling, Rachel Moore, Livi Schiffner, Jordan Spence
2nd Team – Alli Evans, Taylor Horton, Sarah Jekel, Ijeoma Njenje, Morgan Turner
Honorable Mention – Cassidy Hackett, Kelsi Hughes, Malia Kaaiohelo, Callie Bangasser, Mary Kate Gatewood, Madison Pearson, Kaitlyn Dillon, Samanatha Ethridge, Aerial Jackson, Paige Miles, Mandy Martincich, Ryan Emmert, Hallie Hembree, Lauren Kersey, Laney Davidson, Allie Marino, Jill Ruhl
Congratulations to the following Peak players who have signed letters of intent to play in college:
Audrey Alford – Univ. of Oklahoma
Anna Bezhan – Stetson Univ.
Cassidy Hackett – Northwestern Oklahoma State Univ.
Taylor Horton – Univ. of Central Oklahoma
Rachel Moore – Univ. of Tulsa
Baleigh Murphy – Univ. of Central Oklahoma
Ijeoma Njenje – Univ. of Central Oklahoma
Livi Schiffner – Midwestern State Univ.
Jordan Spence – Univ. of Central Oklahoma
Barbara Jackson, Peak alumni and OH for the University of Central Oklahoma, was a 1st team selection on the NCAA Division II All-American team as named by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)! Barb, a senior earns UCO’s first-ever selection to the 1st team. We are proud of you Barb!
Congratulations to 18 National coach Eric Duda on being selected as the USAV Male Sitting Player of the Year. CLICK HERE to read the entire story.
Tickets are going quickly for the NCAA Volleyball National Championships in OKC on Dec. 18 & 20. CLICK HERE to order your tickets.
(Notice Micha Hancock (white jersey), former Peak alumni and current Penn State setter is in the ad below.)
CLICK HERE to check out this one-on-one interview with former Peak player, and current Penn State Univ. setter, Micha Hancock.
http://www.gopsusports.com/blog/2014/10/hancock-a-relentless-competitor.html Click on the link at left to read a blog from GoPSUsports.com staff writer Samantha DelRosso where she talks about former Peak player and current Penn State setter Micha Hancock.
Congratulations to former Peak player and current TCU Horned Frog for being named the Big XII Defensive Player of the Week! Her 10 blocks against Iowa State last week tied her for #6 all time in program history. We are proud of you, Mattie!
CLICK HERE to read more.
The NCAA is hosting the Coca-Cola NCAA Volleyball Youth Clinic on Saturday, December 20 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at Edmond Memorial High School, 1000 E. 15th Street in Edmond. Participants receive a voucher to the NCAA Volleyball Championship match the evening of the 20th! Space is limited! CLICK HERE to register.
Contact Will Ethridge at email@example.com for a list of coaches available to do lessons.