2016 NCAA Women's Volleyball Championships

Click here for information on tickets to the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Get a group together to attend the matches. Details are in the attached document. This event may never be this close again. If you haven’t attended, it is AWESOME!!!

Miami RedHawks Volleyball

Miami Volleyball This Weekend: October 21‑22

The Miami Volleyball team returns to the friendly confines of Millett Hall this weekend after another successful road trip in the Mid-American Conference. The RedHawks are riding a 15 match winning streak and an undefeated MAC record of 8-0 (16-4 overall). They are one of the hottest teams in the country!

The opponent on Friday is the Toledo Rockets. The Rockets feature former Talawanda Volleyball and Borderline alumna Rachel Vidourek. They are currently in second place in the MAC West Division. The match starts at 7 PM. The longtime nemesis, Ball State Cardinals, come to Millett at 5 PM on Saturday, October 22. The Cardinals are in 3rd Place in the MAC West.

Adult admission is $7.00, $5.00 for Youth (17 and under), and the group rate is $3.00 (this has to be done in advance and must be 10+ people). Contact the Athletic Ticket Office at RedHawktix@MiamiOH.edu or call 513-529-4295. See you this weekend!

Miami RedHawks Volleyball

Miami University Women's Volleyball Presents "Borderline Night"

The Miami University Redhawks Women's Volleyball team will honor Borderline Junior Volleyball with promotions during their match on Thursday, October 27 vs. the Bowling Green Falcons, at Millett Hall on the Oxford campus. The match starts at 7 pm. Anyone mentioning Borderline will receive a reduced admission of $3.00. The team will sign autographs after the match (2 item limit for each fan).

There will be several promotions that you can sign up for on a first come basis. Event staff will be at the tables by the West Vomitory of Millett to register Borderline fans for the "Hit Squad" (must be there by 6:50) and a limited number of promotions between sets. Miami Volleyball posters will also be available.

Borderline will host a meeting in Room 246 Millett Hall at 5:30 PM to answer questions about club volleyball in general, and Borderline specifically. We are going through several changes in our structure next season, so it may be beneficial for existing members to attend.

Borderline 2016-2017 Tryouts

Information on tryouts for Borderline will be published soon. We are having our first day of evaluation for 12s, 13s, and 14s on Sunday, October 30. The second day of evaluation is TBA. We are having our first day of evaluation for 15s-18s on Sunday, November 13. The second day of evaluation is TBA. Details will be posted and sent to the info@borderlinevbc.org mailing list when they are finalized. We intend to have Youth teams for 10s and 11s as we have in the past. Information on camps, clinics, and practice opportunities will also be available soon.

University of Miami RedHawks

Here are Miami University volleyball's upcoming games for each week, to be held at Millett Hall:

  • Thursday, September 29th – Friday, September 30th
    Come see Miami take on the Ohio University Bobcats on Thursday, September 29th at 7:00pm, and the Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday, September 30th at 7:00pm!
  • Friday, October 21st – Saturday, October 22nd
    Come see Miami take on the Toledo Rockets on Friday, October 21st at 7:00pm, and the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday, October 22nd at 5:00pm!
  • Thursday, October 27th – Saturday, October 29th
    Come see Miami take on the Bowling Green Falcons on Thursday, October 27th at 7:00pm, and the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday, October 29th at 7:00pm!
  • Friday, November 11th – Saturday, November 12th
    Come see Miami take on the Akron Zips on Friday, November 11th at 7:00pm, and the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, November 12th at 5:00pm!

Contact the ticket office at 513-529-HAWK for more information!

15 Hawks Finished 1st in the 15 American Bronze bracket at the OVR Championships! (5/21/16)

Borderline 15 Hawks: 3rd Place Bronze, OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships, May 21, 2016

Borderline 15 Hawks finished first in the Bronze bracket of the 15 American division at the OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships! [tournament report]

13 Red Placed 3rd in the 13 Regional Nickel bracket at the OVR Championships! (5/21/16)

Borderline 13 Red: 3rd Place Nickel, OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships, May 21, 2016

Borderline 13 Red placed third in the Nickel bracket of the 13 Regional division at the OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships! [tournament report]

17 Hawks Placed 2nd in the 17 American Copper bracket at the OVR Championships! (5/15/16)

Borderline 17 Hawks: 2nd Place Copper, OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships, May 15, 2016

Borderline 17 Hawks placed second in the Copper bracket of the 17 American division at the OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships! [tournament report]

13 Hawks Placed 3rd in the 13 American Gold bracket at the OVR Championships! (5/14/16)

Borderline 13 Hawks: 3rd Place Gold, OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships, May 14, 2016

Borderline 13 Hawks placed third in the Gold bracket of the 13 American division at the OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships! [tournament report]

14 Hawks Placed 3rd in the 14 American Copper bracket at the OVR Championships! (5/1/16)

Borderline 14 Hawks: 3rd Place Copper, OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships, May 1, 2016

Borderline 14 Hawks placed third in the Copper bracket of the 14 American division at the OVR 2016 Girls' Volleyball Championships! [tournament report]

Talawanda Volleyball Camps 2016

  • Youth Camp (grades 5‑6), Middle School Camp (grades 7‑8), and Lil' Brave Camp (grades 3‑4)
  • Complete information and registration: Talawanda Volleyball Camp Flyer

Talawanda Volleyball Summer Youth Clinic 2016

Summer Sand Opportunity

Big Buls (not affiliated with Borderline) is putting together a youth sand volleyball league that will start the week of May 15 and will end the last week in July. Click here for further information.

14 Hawks Won the Indy USAV Challenge! (4/24/16)

Borderline 14 Hawks: 1st Place Gold, Indy USAV Challenge, April 23-24, 2016

Borderline 14 Hawks won the Indy USAV Challenge at Indianapolis on April 23‑24, 2016! [tournament report]

14 Hawks Won the 14-and-Under Challenge at Miami! (4/17/16)

Borderline 14 Hawks: 1st Place Gold, Miami University, April 16-17, 2016

Borderline 14 Hawks won first place in Gold at the 14-and-Under Challenge at Miami University on April 16‑17, 2016! [tournament report]

15 Black Took Second at Positively Charged (3/12/16)

Borderline 15 Black: 2nd Place Gold, Positively Charged, March 12, 2016

Borderline 15 Black won second place in Gold at Positively Charged Volleyball Club on March 12, 2016! [tournament report]

Miami Spring Tournament

This is a picture of the Miami team with some of the girls that attend or helped retrieve balls for them on April 2.

Teams' Tournament Schedules

Our master tournament schedule is now available, including links to detailed tournament and site information. Teams' tournament schedules are also available on their respective pages.

Borderline Tournaments

Borderline's 2016 tournaments are now posted:

Ohio Valley Region Championships

The link to the age groups and divisions of the OVR Jr. Championships is here. We are forwarding this information for our members that are wanting to secure hotel accommodations for this event now. We realize that we haven't named all teams and their division of play yet. However, hotels will fill fast as teams are selected. Please try to secure rooms that are refundable without penalty if you secure them early. When teams are formed in our club, a designated person usually tries to secure a block of rooms for their team.

Coach Ruchelle Dunwoody named SWOC Volleyball Coach of the Year

Coach Ruchelle Dunwoody named SWOC Volleyball Coach of the Year

Congratulations, Ruchelle!

This season Coach Dunwoody is leading the Borderline 13 Hawks!

Borderline Athletes Still Competing

Congratulations to the following girls and their high school teams that are still in their state tournament:

  • Emily Hesselgesser (14 Hawks) is a freshman at Cincinnati Christian playing in the Division IV District Tournament
  • SR Allison Collins (17 Hawks) and FR Courtney Giffen (14 Hawks) are representing Eaton in the Division II District Tournament.
  • Seton Catholic in Richmond, IN is represented by Sophomores Rita Deitz, Sarah Dickman, and Abbey Schmidt and Junior Erin Barrett (16 Hawks) are in the Indiana Class A Semi-state Tournament.

Great job girls!! We are proud of you!

Borderline Handbook 2016

Borderline Handbook

The Borderline Handbook details general information, fees and due dates, rules, grievance procedures, and much more... it's required reading for all Borderline athletes!

OVR 2015 Girls' Volleyball Championship Results

Borderline 11 Lizards: 2nd Place, 11-and-Under, Aluminum Division Borderline 15 Hawks: 3rd Place, 15 American, Aluminum Division Borderline 15 Red: 3rd Place, 15 Regional, Gold Division

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16 Hawks Won the 16 American Power Challenge at Sports Express! (4/18-19/15)

The 16 Hawks won the 16 American Power Challenge at Sports Express on Sunday, April 18‑19. [tournament report]

A Borderline Team Photo from the Miami Spring Tournament


12 Twisters Won 1nd Place at Sports Express! (3/22/15)

The Twisters took first place at Sports Express on Sunday, March 22, 2015. They placed first in pool play while not allowing any team to score over 12 points. The Twisters played tough in brackets, beating Lady Blue Knights and Elevation both in two sets. The team then went on play NKJVC for the Championship, winning in the third set with a score of 15‑4. Good job Twisters! [tournament report]

12 Twisters Won 2nd Place at Nothin' But Nets! (3/14/15)

The Twisters won 2nd place at Nothin' But Net Tournament on Saturday, March 14, 2015. They placed second in pool play, losing to CVA. The Twisters came back in brackets, beating Cincy Classics and Cincy East, but again losing to CVA. [tournament report]

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.

Elite Sports Training: Speed, Agility, and Quickness (SAQ)

The training program will focus on improving the athlete's speed, agility, and quickness while also working on vertical jump, strength, and balance. This program is highly recommended by coaches, for individual players looking to improve their all around game. One more benefit to being with Borderline!

Borderline Junior Volleyball Youth Programs

Borderline Junior Volleyball offers competitive teams for 10s, 11s, and 12s. The teams are classified as girls' teams, but boys may participate on any of these teams. We would gladly have boys' teams in these age groups if there was enough interest. Our goal is to accept anyone that wishes to participate. Click here for complete information and to sign up!

Miami University Facility Rules

Fundraiser Advertising

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

Borderline Car Decal

The new Borderline car decal is available to our members for $7. To get yours, contact Kelly Zehler at zehlerkl@miamioh.edu.

2014 Season Highlights Archived

Our 2014 season highlights have been moved to the Borderline Archives.