New Wave Volleyball Club: 2004 Season Highlights

Ashley Phillips

New Wave Alumna Ashley Phillips Setting for Quinnipiac University

Prior to joining the Quinnipiac University Bobcats, Ashley was named first team all-state, first team all-district and third team All-Ohio at Granville High School... selected MSL Player of the Year, Gatorade Player of the Year and Advocate Player of the Year... member of two-time MSL conference championship team... holds school record for most assists in a match. [Read more about Ashley]

Julia Winkfield

New Wave Alumna Julia Winkfield Dominant at Ohio University

Julia Averaged 13 kills per match at Furman Invitational... named OhioRealEstateListing.Com Athlete of the Week for the week of Aug. 30... all-tournament team selection at Michigan State... career-high 18 kills against St. John's... team-high 12 kills in loss to Michigan State... started junior campaign with a team-high 15 kills with three blocks and three digs in season-opening victory over Virginia Tech. [Read more about Julia]

Molly Matesich

New Wave Alumna Molly Matesich named to Marcia French All-Tournament Team

John Carroll Volleyball Squad Places Sixth At Marcia French Tournament (Sept. 11, 2004) John Carroll opened play on Friday at the Baldwin-Wallace Marcia French Tournament with a victory over crosstown rival Case Reserve. That would be the Blue Streaks' only highlight on the weekend, as they went 1-3 and finished in sixth place in the two-day event held in Berea, Ohio. JCU swept Case (30-22, 30-26, 30-22) but then, in turn, was swept by Kalamazoo (30-22, 30-21, 30-22) to conclude Friday's competition. After wrapping up pool play with a four-game loss to conference foe Capital (30-21, 30-24, 26-30, 30-25), John Carroll was swept in the fifth-place match by Hope (30-28, 30-19, 30-22). Junior Molly Matesich was named to the Marcia French All-Tournament Team. The team's lone representative had 55 digs and a team-high four aces in the tournament.

Emily Manser

New Wave alumna Emily Manser is now Soaring with the BGSU Falcons

New Wave alumna Emily Manser has gone on to excel with Bowling Green State University Falcons, where she now has a 4.00 GPA through her first two seasons. Read more at the BGSU website!

Sarah Matesich

Sarah Matesich signs with Wittenberg!

Congratulations to Sarah Matesich, of New Wave 18 Gold, who will play for nationally ranked Wittenberg University this fall. Sarah will join former New Wave alum and All-American Monica McDonald on the 2005 Tiger squad. Sarah, daughter of Debbie and Jim Matesich, is a graduate of Newark Catholic HS.

Girls' Championship photos are online now!

Photos from the Ohio Valley Region, Inc.-Kaepa® USA 2004 Girls' Volleyball Championships are available now in the New Wave Gallery. (Photos from other past events will be collected into the new Gallery shortly. Medal photos from the Girls' Championships will be posted on the OVR site as quickly as possible once they're received from Sports Pride Photography.)

Aana Wherry

Aana Wherry (New Wave 18 Gold) to play at Duke!

Aana verbally committed to Duke University, to join the Blue Devils for their 2005 class. Aana's mom, Michelle, let us know of the great news...

Jeri,
Just wanted to say thank-you for a great experience with club ball. Aana grew a lot under Amber and really enjoyed playing with all the girls. Aana being with New Wave also helped tremendously with recruiters watching her play with a quality support team at practice and at tournament. Many thanks again for the opportunity.
Michelle [Wherry]

Congratulations, Aana!

1st Place!

12 Gold Wins 1st Gold at Maumee!

New Wave 12 Gold team took first in Gold at Maumee on Sunday, May 9th. They went 3-0 in pool play and 2-0 in the play-offs, only losing one game. They played with heart, hustle, and enthusiasm, and as coaches we are very proud of them. — Pam Firich, Coach

 New Wave 12 Gold
1st Place!

16 Silver Victorious at Westerville!

Congratulations to New Wave 16 Silver for seizing 1st Place in the Gold Division at Westerville South HS on April 25! 16 Silver is now ranked th of 16 Club teams in the Ohio Valley Region. Way to go, 16 Silver!
[Westerville results, all 16 Silver results]