Monday, 27 May 2024

High Performance Volleyball Players Shine on AVCA High School All-America Teams

USA Volleyball has recently announced the 2019 AVCA High School All-America Teams, and the High Performance pipeline program has once again showcased its talent. A total of 38 athletes with High Performance experience have been recognized for their outstanding performance.

The U.S. Girls Youth National Team, which secured victory at the 2019 FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championship, dominated the all-American list. Caroline Crawford, Emily Londot, Jess Mruzik, Elena Oglivie, and Devyn Robinson were all named to the AVCA High School All-America First-Team, while Allison Jacobs was selected to the Second-Team.

Notably, the 2019 U.S. Women’s Junior National Team was represented by first-teamers Amelia Tuaniga and Jenna Wenaas. Jacobs and Hattie Monson have both earned a spot in the High Performance program for the past five years.

Let’s take a closer look at the impressive achievements of these talented athletes:

AVCA High School All-America First-Team

Naomi Cabello (East Ridge H.S., Clermont, Fla., Setter, Texas) – 19GYNTT, 18GYNTT, 17GSA1
Caroline Crawford (Lansing H.S., Lansing, Kan., MB, Kansas) – 19GYNT, 18GYNT, 17GSA1
Anna DeBeer (Assumption H.S., Louisville, Ky., OH, Louisville) – 18WJA1
Sophie Fischer (Nation Ford H.S., Fort Mill, S.C., OH, N/A) – 19WJA1, 18WJA1
Birdie Hendrickson (Logan-Rogersville H.S., Rogersville, Mo., OH, Florida) – 19WJNTT, 19BEACHU19A1, 16GYA1
Taylor Landfair (Plainfield Central H.S., Plainfield, Ill., OH, Minnesota) – 19WJNT, 17GYNT
Emily Londot (Utica H.S., Utica, Ohio, OH, Ohio State) – 19GYNT, 18GYNT
Lindsey Miller (Cathedral Catholic H.S., San Diego, Calif., MB, Notre Dame) – 16GYA2, 15GYA2
Jess Mruzik (Mercy H.S., Farmington Hills, Mich., OH, Michigan) – 19GYNT, 18GYNT
Elena Oglivie (Iolani School, Honolulu, Hawaii, OH, Stanford) – 19GYNT, 18GYA1
Rylee Rader (Assumption H.S., Louisville, Ky., MB, Ohio State) – 19WJNTT
Devyn Robinson (Ankeny Centennial H.S., Ankeny, Iowa, MB, Wisconsin) – 19GYNT, 18GYNT, 17GSA1
Reagan Rutherford (Ridge Point H.S., Missouri City, Texas, OPP, Kentucky) – 18GYNTT
Amelia Tuaniga (Mater Dei H.S., Santa Ana, Calif., S, Long Beach State) – 19WJNT, 18WJNT, 18WJA1
Macy Van Den Elzen (Emmaus H.S., Emmaus, Pa., OH, Penn State) – 16GYA3
Mychael Vernon (Ossining H.S., Ossining, N.Y., OH, Oregon State) – 17GSA1
Jenna Wenaas (Frisco Liberty H.S., Frisco, Texas, OH, Minnesota) – 19WJNT

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AVCA High School All-America Second-Team

Ellie Bolton (St. James Academy, Lenexa, Kan., DS/L, Creighton) – 15GFTP
Celia Cullen (Brighton H.S., Brighton, Mich., S, Michigan State) – 18GYNTT
Jade Demps (Broughton H.S., Raleigh, N.C., OH, Wisconsin) – 19GYNTT, 18GYNTT, 17GSA1, 16GSA1
Madi Endsley (Cathedral Catholic H.S., Los Angeles, Calif., OH, Washington) – 18GYNTT, 17GSA1, 15GFTP
Madison (MJ) Hammill (Center Grove H.S., Greenwood, Ind., S, Wisconsin) – 17GSA1, 16GSA1, 15GFTP
Allison Jacobs (West Ranch H.S., Santa Clarita, Calif., OH, UCLA) – 19GYNT, 18GYNT, 17GSA1, 16GSA1, 15GFTP
Meghan Kraft (Torrey Pines H.S., Encinitas, Calif., OPP, Southern California Beach) – 19BEACHU19A1, 16BEACHU15A1
Hattie Monson (Benet Academy, Wheaton, Ill., LIB, Notre Dame) – 19GYNTT, 18GYNT 17GSA1, 16GSA1, 15GFTP
Iman Ndiaye (Plano West H.S., Plano, Texas, OPP, UCLA) – 17GSA1, 16GSA1, 15GFTP
Annabelle Smith (Carroll Senior H.S., Southlake, Texas, MB, Stanford) – 17GYNTT
Bryanne Soares (Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, Hawaii, S, Oral Roberts) – 19WJA1
Maddie Whittington (Stillwater Area H.S., Stillwater, Minn., MB, Illinois) – 17GSA1
Madison Williams (Mansfield Lake Ridge H.S., Mansfield, Texas, OH, Texas) – 19WJNTT, 17GYNT

AVCA High School All-America Third-Team

Marriah Buss (Lincoln Lutheran, Lincoln, Neb., OH, Wichita State) – 16GYA1
Sydney Dowler (Green Hope H.S., Cary, N.C., S, Maryland) – 17GSA1, 16GSA1, 15GFSP
Camryn Hannah (Marist H.S., Chicago, Ill., OPP, Clemson) – 19YA1, 18GYCT
Emery Herman (Georgetown H.S., Georgetown, Texas, S/OPP, Arizona) – 17GSA1
Scottee Johnson (Centerville, Centerville, OH, S, Michigan) – 19GYNTT, 18GYA1
Delaynie Maple (Torrey Pines H.S., Encinitas, Calif., OH, Southern California) – 19BEACHU19A1
Kendall Murray (Ann Arbor Skyline H.S., Ann Arbor, Mich., OH, Michigan) – 18GYA1, 16GSA1, 15GFTP
Alexa Rousseau (Bloomfield Hills H.S., Bloomfield Hills, Mich., S, Northwestern) – 18GYA1, 17GSA1, 16GSA2

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Congratulations to all the volleyball players who made it onto the AVCA High School All-America Teams! Their dedication and hard work are truly commendable. Let’s continue to celebrate and support these talented athletes as they strive for excellence in their volleyball careers.

FAQs

Q: How many athletes from the U.S. Girls Youth National Team were named to the AVCA High School All-America First-Team?
A: Six athletes from the U.S. Girls Youth National Team made it onto the AVCA High School All-America First-Team.

Q: Which players have been selected for the High Performance program for the past five years?
A: Allison Jacobs and Hattie Monson have both been selected for the High Performance program for the past five years.

Q: How many athletes were recognized in total on the AVCA High School All-America Teams?
A: A total of 38 athletes with High Performance experience were recognized on the AVCA High School All-America Teams.

Summary

USA Volleyball’s High Performance pipeline program has once again demonstrated its prowess, with 38 talented athletes earning spots on the prestigious AVCA High School All-America Teams. These remarkable volleyball players, including members of the U.S. Girls Youth National Team and the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team, have showcased their skills and dedication to the sport. Let’s celebrate their achievements and support them as they continue to excel in their volleyball careers. For more information and updates, visit the official website of USA Volleyball.