NVL & ROX Junior Beach Midwest Championship
The National Volleyball League (NVL) & The NVL & ROX Beach Series would like to invite you to join us July 10-12 for The NVL Midwest Championships hosted by The Beach Waterpark! It will also be played at Grand Sands Volleyball, and Sports Express Volleyball Center. The event will feature both professional and junior athletes! Throughout the weekend we are offering many great opportunities for you to meet, be coached by, and even play alongside The NVL professional athletes.
Click here for compleete information about the schedule, tournament registration, and volunteering.
Miami University Volleyball Camps
Talawasnda Volleyball Camps 2014
The Talawanda Volleyball Camp is still accepting athletes. It starts Monday, July 7. The flyer is available here.
- Youth Camp
July 7-9, 9am-12pm Daily
Grades: 5th and 6th
Get started in the sport of volleyball or refine your basics skills in this introductory camp. The focus of this camp is teaching the foundational skills and how to use them. We will offer instruction and training in the skills and techniques of passing, setting, attacking, serving and defense. Emphasis is placed on developing court movement, ball control, as well as game competition. A variety of games will be used to put these techniques into practice!
- Middle School Camp
July 7-9, 1:30pm-5:30pm Daily
Grades: 7th and 8th
This camp is designed for girls who are entering grades 7th and 8th who have some or little volleyball experience. All the basic skills (passing, setting, hitting, serving, defense, etc.) will be covered. Each day the skills will be applied in the game situations as we teach systems of play. Lots of ball contacts; Play and FUN!
- Lil' Brave Camp
July 10-11, 9:30am 12pm
Grades: 3rd and 4th
This camp is designed for girls who want to learn volleyball with fun and enjoyment being the focal points. These sessions will incorporate team play with motor learning and skill development. Emphasis is placed on developing court awareness, basic court movement and ball control.
- To register: Talawanda Camp Flyer
16 Hawks Were Runners-Up in Gold at the NKJV Aces Challenge!! (4/27/14)
The Borderline 16 Hawks were runners-up in the Gold division of the NKJV Aces Challenge! [tournament report]
16 Hawks Won 2nd in 17-and-Under at Phillips Hall! (4/13/14)
Borderline 16 Hawks played up an age group and took second in 17-and-Under at Phillips Hall on April 13! [tournament report]
15 Red placed 3rd in Gold at the Troy Spring Fling! (3/16/14)
15 Red placed 3rd at the Troy Spring Fling Volleyball Tournament on Sunday, March 16th. It was a long day as the most matches went to 3 games. Great teamwork ladies! The team returns to action on Saturday March 29th at Courts 4 Sports in Mason. [tournament report]
12 Twisters Won 2nd Place at Nothin' But Nets! (3/8/14)
Borderline 12 Twisters finished second in the Nothin' But Nets tournament on March 8! [tournament report]
Work Team Kudos!
Congratulations to 15 Red! Not only did they finish 3rd in their tournament at Troy High School, they were an outstanding support officiating crew! Great job girls, Whitney, and Julie. This is why we put such an emphasis on being great officials. Great job!
17 Red Won Second Gold at Kingdom Sports (3/9/14)
17 Red placed 2nd at Kingdom Sports in Franklin, Ohio on March 9. The team ranked 4th going into pool play and only lost to one team all day. The team's competitive attitude, stellar zone serving, and ability to adapt to different defenses throughout the day propelled them into the championship match. Congrats, ladies! [tournament report]
13 Hawks Won 2nd in Gold at Huber Heights! (3/1/14)
It was long but rewarding day as the 13 Hawks went 5-1, not losing a match until the finals. The Hawks lost to great Decatur Force team in the finals 15-25; 17-25. The Hawks will return to action on Sunday, March 9th. Good luck! [tournament report]
14 Red Won Gold in Silver at Sinclair Community College! (2/8/14)
14 Red Won Gold in Silver at Sinclair Community College on February 23! [tournament report]
Borderline "XX" T-shirts
We are taking orders for the "XX" 20th Anniversary Borderline T-shirts. Please contact Kymn Bennett (email@example.com) or stop in the room across from the gym at Phillips Hall this weekend or next to order yours. The prices are:
- Short sleeve $15; 2XL (and larger) $17
- Long sleeve $20; 2XL (and larger) $22
Miami University Facility Rules
Miami University Parking Permit for Borderline
Miami University visitor parking permits must be displayed on dash on the driver's side. Please print a pass for each vehicle you may use to transport athletes to practice. Vehicles without passes will be ticketed by university police.
Former Borderline Players Receives College Accolades
Three former members of Borderline earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason honors this week. Jessica Wilgenbusch was named to the All-Freshman team and was Freshman of the Year. Nicole Sherpensky and Hannah Vanarsdall, who is also Asst. Coach for the Borderline 18 Hawks, were named All-HCAC. Congratulations girls!
Borderline Handbook 2014
The Borderline Handbook details general information, fees and due dates, rules, grievance procedures, and much more... it's required reading for all Borderline athletes!
Borderlines's 20th Season!
As we enter our 20th season as a club, we will have some exciting coaching announcements to share. Several new members of the Miami University Women's Volleyball coaching staff are included in our cadre of coaches. We are excited about the staff we have attracted for this season. We want our 20th season to be the best so far!
Mailing List and our 2014 Season
We are making plans for the 2014 season at this time. We are celebrating our 20th anniversary as a club in the Ohio Valley Region of USA Volleyball. There will be a number of several messages sent in the next few days and through the season.
Borderline offers advertising on its website as a fundraiser for Borderline athletes.
Borderline athletes may solicit sponsors to cover some or all of their Borderline Fees
(see the Borderline Handbook, "Borderline Fees").
For complete information and to submit your ads, see Advertising with Borderline.
Borderline Car Decal
The new Borderline car decal is available to our members for $7. To get yours, contact Kymn Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Season Highlights Archived
Our 2013 season highlights have been moved to the Borderline Archives.