AVCA Announces 2009-10 Under Armour Girls’ High School All-America Watch List
LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 10, 2009) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce the Under Armour Girls' High School All-America volleyball athlete Watch List for the 2009-10 season.
This year's watch list includes 383 players from 37 states and serves as the starting point for the Under Armour All-America selection process.
In November, the AVCA will name 48 student-athletes as an Under Armour All-American, with 24 players being selected to both a First-Team and Second-Team. Each of the 24 players on the First-Team will be invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition. The event will be held at the St. Pete Times Forum, December 20 in Tampa, Fla., in conjunction with the 2009 AVCA Annual Convention.
The general requirements for nominating a student-athlete for Under Armour All-America honors are:
- The student-athlete must have completed her senior year of eligibility.
- The student-athlete's head coach must be a member in good standing of the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Head coaches have until Friday, October 16 to become a member or renew their membership to ensure compliance.
- Head coaches must be using MaxPreps.com, a free service to a free service that aggregates and distributes data on high school sports, to upload team and individual statistics.
For more information on the Under Armour Girls' High School All-America volleyball awards program, please visit http://www.avca.org/awards/divisional-/high-school/.
*If you would like to add one of your players to the Preseason Watch List, please click here and return to the AVCA Office by Monday, September 7 at 5:00 pm (ET).