14U

Coach Emma Celentano

"I couldn't be more excited to coach our 14U team this season! We have 12 great athletes that are eager to learn with goals of individual development and collegiate volleyball. I'm looking forward to facilitating these young athletes' growth as they learn more about the game in preparation for higher level volleyball. It's going to be a fun ride, happy to be on it!"

14U Tournament Schedule

DatesTournamentLocation
January 6Tri-match ECJVC & Cape FearWilmington, NC
January 13 - 15City of OaksRaleigh, NC
February 3 & 4SAVL Alliance ClassicMyrtle Beach, SC
February 24 & 25AAU Grand PrixCharlotte, NC
March 30 - April 1Big South National QualifierAtlanta, GA
April 14 & 15AAU Super RegionalGreensboro, NC
April 28 & 29Showdown in the SmokiesKnoxville, TN
May 26 - 28South Atlantic ChampionshipsRichmond, VA
June 17 - 20
*Subject to Change
AAU NationalsOrlando, FL

2017 Team

  • Avery Mullins
    Avery Mullins
  • Emily Ruble
    Emily Ruble
  • Jaelyn Hall
    Jaelyn Hall
  • Julia Prabel
    Julia Prabel
  • Kiki Klibson
    Kiki Klibson
  • Maddie Cathey
    Maddie Cathey
  • Caroline Sheaffer
    Caroline Sheaffer
  • Maggie Gibbons
    Maggie Gibbons
  • Samaria McGhee
    Samaria McGhee
  • Sydney McGhee
    Sydney McGhee
  • Sydney Schmidt
    Sydney Schmidt
  • Taylor Ann Knott
    Taylor Ann Knott
Avery Mullins

5’4″ Setter/Defensive Specialist, Class of 2023, #11

West Cary Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Misty May-Treanor and my mom – Leigh Mullins

Favorite Foods: Pizza, peaches, and popcorn

Hobbies: Petting dogs, eating, and sand volleyball

Skill Goals this Season: “Learning all of the setting combinations and how to set slides better. Also, a more aggressive jump float serve.”

Volleyball Goals: “To become an olympic sand volleyball player.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 6’8″

Vertical Jump: 7’11”

Block Jump: 7’8″

Emily Ruble

5’8″ Setter, Class of 2022, #44

Fuquay Varina Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Grayson Allen and Matthew Anderson

Favorite Foods: Pizza

Hobbies: “Don’t have time for hobbies between volleyball and school.”

Skill Goals this Season: “How to set and call plays on the court, read the defense, and communicate with my hitters. Also, attacking the ball as the setter on two.”

Volleyball Goals: “To play for UNC-Charlotte.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’3″

Vertical Jump: 8’11”

Block Jump: 8’5″

Jaelyn Hall

5’9.5″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #23

East Cary Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Foluke Akinradewo, Kerri Walsh-Jennings, Serena Williams, and Michael Jordan

Favorite Foods: Pizza and pasta

Hobbies: Running and cooking

Skill Goals this Season: Improve my passing, hitting, and serving consistency

Volleyball Goals: “To play more aggressively and earn a college scholarship!”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’4.5″

Vertical Jump: 9’0″

Block Jump: 8’5″

Julia Prabel

5’6″ Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #4

The Magellan Charter School

Favorite Athletes: Gymnasts Kerri Strug and McKayla Maroney

Favorite Food: Mangos!

Hobbies: Reading, stretching, plant care, and watching/re-watching/re-watching/re-watching Stranger Things

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my defensive skill techniques and become a stronger server.”

Volleyball Goals: “Form a great bond with my teammates and coaches and earn as much court time as possible!”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’1″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Kiki Klibson

5’7″ Opposite/Setter, Class of 2022, #6

Martin Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Volleyball players Julia Brown and Giba

Favorite Foods: Pizza! caesar salads, pickles, apples, and grapes

Hobbies: Volleyball: all day every day

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my hitting, blocking, serving, and setting.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play college volleyball.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 6’11”

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Maddie Cathey

5’10” Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #17

Apex Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Klay Thompson, Kerri Walsh-Jennings, and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Steak, waffles, and strawberries

Hobbies: “Volleyball, watching Netflix, sleeping, playing outside, hanging & running with my dogs, and hanging with friends.”

Skill Goals this Season: “Become a better player overall, improve vertical, increase arm speed, and improve as a passer.”

Volleyball Goals: “I want to play college volleyball and then for as long as I can after that.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’6″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’5″

Caroline Sheaffer

5’4″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2022, #2

Homeschool

Favorite Athletes: Jeff Skinner and Katie Ledecky

Favorite Foods: Strawberries and pomegranates

Hobbies: “Volleyball!”

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve the quality of my digs and jump-serve.”

Volleyball Goals: “Learn, work hard, and have FUN!”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 6’9″

Vertical Jump: 8’2″

Block Jump: 7’10”

 

Maggie Gibbons

5’10” Opposite, Class of 2023, #3

Holly Grove Middle School

Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan

Favorite Food: Mac n’ cheese

Hobbies: Volleyball and wake boarding

Skill Goals this Season: “Jump serving, setting, passing, and anything to make me a better, stronger player.”

Volleyball Goals: “To improve my skills, remain undefeated in my club career, and to learn something from each practice.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’5.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’7″

Block Jump: 8’3″

Samaria McGhee

5’9″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #20

Apex Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Alisha Glass and Foluke Akinradewo

Favorite Foods: Mac n’ cheese, pizza, caesar salad, and Jersey Mike’s subs

Hobbies: “Watching college volleyball, playing volleyball, watching Netflix, and sleeping.”

Skill Goals this Season: “I want to learn how to hit a “go” set, and I want to improve on my vertical as the season progresses.”

Volleyball Goals: “To make the varsity volleyball team next year in high school, and to play Division I volleyball.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’4.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’10”

Block Jump: 8’5″

Sydney McGhee

5’9″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #22

Apex Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Lebron James, Michael Phelps, and Alicia Glass

Favorite Foods: Ice cream, french fries, burgers, and asparagus

Hobbies: “Watching Netflix, sleeping, playing video games, running, watching college volleyball matches.”

Skill Goals this Season: “Attacking from different positions, vertical, and serve receive.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play college volleyball.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’5″

Vertical Jump: 8’10”

Block Jump: 8’3″

Sydney Schmidt

5’10” Middle Blocker, Class of 2022, #10

Apex Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Missy Franklin

Favorite Foods: Spaghetti & meatballs

Hobbies: Swimming and baking

Skill Goals this Season: “I want to learn how to give my hits more power and to learn how to hit different sets.”

Volleyball Goals: “To play college volleyball.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’6″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Taylor Ann Knott

5’11” Outside Hitter, Class of 2022, #5

Smith Middle School

Favorite Athletes: Paige Neuenfeldt and Julia Scoles

Favorite Foods: Watermelon, raspberries, and spaghetti & meatballs

Hobbies: Cooking and singing

Skill Goals this Season: “DEFENSE! and serve receive. Serving different types of balls and my vertical jump.”

Volleyball Goals: “To be a well-rounded player that has an opportunity to play college volleyball.”

Video Link: Carolina Edge 14U Game Footage

Standing Reach: 7’7″

Vertical Jump: 8’11”

Block Jump: 8’3″