16U

Coach Ben Sheu

"I am excited for the team we have put together in the 16s age group. I anticipate us to be an extremely strong serving and passing team. We are striving to be that tough, defensive team, disciplined in making purposeful plays."

16U Tournament Schedule

DateTournamentLocation
January 6Tri-match ECJVC & Cape FearWilmington, NC
January 13 - 15City of OaksRaleigh, NC
February 3 & 4SAVL Alliance ClassicMyrtle Beach, SC
February 17 & 18AAU Grand PrixCharlotte, NC
March 3 & 4SAVL Spring MadnessSimpsonville Rec Center
*One of Three Locations
March 10 & 11
*Playing 17s/18s
Shamrock FestivalRoanoke, VA
March 30 - April 1Big South National QualifierAtlanta, GA
April 14 & 15AAU Super RegionalGreensboro, NC
April 27 - 29Northern Lights National QualifierMinneapolis, MN
May 26 - 28South Atlantic ChampionshipsRichmond, VA
June 25 - 28
*Subject to Change
AAU NationalsOrlando, FL

2017 Team

  • Alex Adair
    Alex Adair
  • Emma Clements
    Emma Clements
  • Andrea Cornel
    Andrea Cornel
  • Zoe DeBenedette
    Zoe DeBenedette
  • Madison Halsey
    Madison Halsey
  • Morgan Hyman
    Morgan Hyman
  • Jenny Ille
    Jenny Ille
  • Nicole Muffler
    Nicole Muffler
  • Kristin Noga
    Kristin Noga
  • Morgan Prots
    Morgan Prots
  • Lucy Anna Sheaffer
    Lucy Anna Sheaffer
  • Victoria Smith
    Victoria Smith
Alex Adair

6’1″ Middle Blocker, Class of 2021, #5

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Kelly Reeves and Wayne Rooney

Favorite Foods: Chicken kiev, ice cream, and asparagus

Hobbies: Paddle boarding, swimming, watching TV

Skill Goals this Season: “Increase overall consistency across all skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “To play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’9.5″

Vertical Jump: 9’2″

Block Jump: 8’8″

Emma Clements

5’9″ Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #2

Orange High School

Favorite Athlete: Kerri Walsh-Jennings

Favorite Foods: Fried mac n’ cheese and cheesecake

Hobbies: Volleyball and shopping

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve hitting and passing technique; become a stronger and more competitive player.”

Volleyball Goals: “Improve every season and eventually play at the D1 collegiate level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Andrea Cornel

5’6″ Setter, Class of 2020, #3

Broughton High School

Favorite Athlete: All athletes 🙂

Favorite Foods: Fondue, cucumber, berries, fajitas, nutella, chicken salad sandwiches, pineapple (and basically all fruits)

Hobbies: Curling, choir, Dig For Duke (charity that Andrea created), student government

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve consistency in jump setting and improve her leadership qualities and being loud on the court.”

Volleyball Goals: “Continue to play club through senior year of high school, and to play volleyball in college – still weighing out club v. varsity in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’1″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’10”

Zoe DeBenedette

5’3″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020

Carolina Friends School

Favorite Athlete: Eli Manning

Favorite Foods: Anything!

Hobbies: Running, reading, and netflix

Skill Goals this Season: ” Improve my defense and not hesitate on balls.”

Volleyball Goals: “To enjoy club for as long as I’m in high school, and possibly in college as well.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’6.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’0″

Block Jump: 7’8″

Madison Halsey

5’7″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #13

Heritage High School

Favorite Athletes: April Ross and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Sushi and rice krispy treats

Hobbies: Writing, hiking, hanging out with family and friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve serve receive, defense, and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To prepare for college volleyball.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’10”

Vertical Jump: 7’11”

Block Jump: 7’7.5″

Morgan Hyman

5’7″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #1

JD Clement Early College at North Carolina Central University

Favorite Athletes: Megan Hodge and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Chick-Fil-A!

Hobbies: Traveling  and volleyball

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve defense and grow as a solid 6-rotation outside hitter.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball at the highest level!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’4″

Jenny Ille

5’8″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2021, #8

Carrboro High School

Favorite Athlete: Steph Curry

Favorite Foods: Salad and pizza

Hobbies: Painting

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my attacking and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To increase my vertical and become a better hitter.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6.5″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Nicole Muffler

5’5″ Setter, Class of 2020, #16

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: “Don’t have one, but NOT LeBron James!”

Favorite Food: Bagels.

Hobbies: Sleeping, eating, and spending time with friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Learn to jump set and improve setting consistency.”

Volleyball Goals: “To make the varsity team next year and possibly playing in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’9″

Kristin Noga

5’8″ Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #23

Leesville High School

Favorite Athlete: Micaya White

Favorite Foods: Strawberries and chocolate

Hobbies: Volleyball and listening to music

Skill Goals this Season: “Becoming a stronger all-around player and freezing my platform in passing.”

Volleyball Goals: “Playing in college!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2″

Vertical Jump: 8’7″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Morgan Prots

5’4″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2021, #48

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Alex Prots

Favorite Foods: Mashed potatoes and pasta

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and playing with her pets

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my serve.”

Volleyball Goals: “Keep improving to play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Lucy Anna Sheaffer

5’9″ Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2020, #6

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: Rob Gronkowski and Justin Jackson

Favorite Foods: Cookies n’ cream milkshakes

Hobbies: Shotput, discus, and boating

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve passing and perfect timing with sets as a middle.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball throughout high school and use it as a fun way to stay active.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’4″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Victoria Smith

5’10” Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2021, #7

Enloe High School

Favorite Athletes: Haleigh Washington and Taylor Leath

Favorite Food: Mac n’ cheese

Hobbies: JROTC – rifle team, technical theater stage management, and singing

Skill Goals this Season: “Learning how to adjust to hitting at different positions. And I also want to improve on defensive skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “Would love to play college volleyball at the Division I level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’5.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’11”

Block Jump: 8’6″

Alex Adair

6’1″ Middle Blocker, Class of 2021, #5

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Kelly Reeves and Wayne Rooney

Favorite Foods: Chicken kiev, ice cream, and asparagus

Hobbies: Paddle boarding, swimming, watching TV

Skill Goals this Season: “Increase overall consistency across all skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “To play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’9.5″

Vertical Jump: 9’2″

Block Jump: 8’8″

Emma Clements

5’9″ Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #2

Orange High School

Favorite Athlete: Kerri Walsh-Jennings

Favorite Foods: Fried mac n’ cheese and cheesecake

Hobbies: Volleyball and shopping

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve hitting and passing technique; become a stronger and more competitive player.”

Volleyball Goals: “Improve every season and eventually play at the D1 collegiate level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Andrea Cornel

5’6″ Setter, Class of 2020, #3

Broughton High School

Favorite Athlete: All athletes 🙂

Favorite Foods: Fondue, cucumber, berries, fajitas, nutella, chicken salad sandwiches, pineapple (and basically all fruits)

Hobbies: Curling, choir, Dig For Duke (charity that Andrea created), student government

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve consistency in jump setting and improve her leadership qualities and being loud on the court.”

Volleyball Goals: “Continue to play club through senior year of high school, and to play volleyball in college – still weighing out club v. varsity in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’1″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’10”

Zoe DeBenedette

5’3″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020

Carolina Friends School

Favorite Athlete: Eli Manning

Favorite Foods: Anything!

Hobbies: Running, reading, and netflix

Skill Goals this Season: ” Improve my defense and not hesitate on balls.”

Volleyball Goals: “To enjoy club for as long as I’m in high school, and possibly in college as well.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’6.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’0″

Block Jump: 7’8″

Madison Halsey

5’7″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #13

Heritage High School

Favorite Athletes: April Ross and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Sushi and rice krispy treats

Hobbies: Writing, hiking, hanging out with family and friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve serve receive, defense, and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To prepare for college volleyball.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’10”

Vertical Jump: 7’11”

Block Jump: 7’7.5″

Morgan Hyman

5’7″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #1

JD Clement Early College at North Carolina Central University

Favorite Athletes: Megan Hodge and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Chick-Fil-A!

Hobbies: Traveling  and volleyball

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve defense and grow as a solid 6-rotation outside hitter.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball at the highest level!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’4″

Jenny Ille

5’8″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2021, #8

Carrboro High School

Favorite Athlete: Steph Curry

Favorite Foods: Salad and pizza

Hobbies: Painting

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my attacking and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To increase my vertical and become a better hitter.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6.5″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Nicole Muffler

5’5″ Setter, Class of 2020, #16

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: “Don’t have one, but NOT LeBron James!”

Favorite Food: Bagels.

Hobbies: Sleeping, eating, and spending time with friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Learn to jump set and improve setting consistency.”

Volleyball Goals: “To make the varsity team next year and possibly playing in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’9″

Kristin Noga

5’8″ Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #23

Leesville High School

Favorite Athlete: Micaya White

Favorite Foods: Strawberries and chocolate

Hobbies: Volleyball and listening to music

Skill Goals this Season: “Becoming a stronger all-around player and freezing my platform in passing.”

Volleyball Goals: “Playing in college!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2″

Vertical Jump: 8’7″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Morgan Prots

5’4″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2021, #48

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Alex Prots

Favorite Foods: Mashed potatoes and pasta

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and playing with her pets

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my serve.”

Volleyball Goals: “Keep improving to play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Lucy Anna Sheaffer

5’9″ Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2020, #6

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: Rob Gronkowski and Justin Jackson

Favorite Foods: Cookies n’ cream milkshakes

Hobbies: Shotput, discus, and boating

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve passing and perfect timing with sets as a middle.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball throughout high school and use it as a fun way to stay active.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’4″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Victoria Smith

5’10” Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2021, #7

Enloe High School

Favorite Athletes: Haleigh Washington and Taylor Leath

Favorite Food: Mac n’ cheese

Hobbies: JROTC – rifle team, technical theater stage management, and singing

Skill Goals this Season: “Learning how to adjust to hitting at different positions. And I also want to improve on defensive skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “Would love to play college volleyball at the Division I level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’5.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’11”

Block Jump: 8’6″

Alex Adair

6’1″ Middle Blocker, Class of 2021, #5

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Kelly Reeves and Wayne Rooney

Favorite Foods: Chicken kiev, ice cream, and asparagus

Hobbies: Paddle boarding, swimming, watching TV

Skill Goals this Season: “Increase overall consistency across all skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “To play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’9.5″

Vertical Jump: 9’2″

Block Jump: 8’8″

Emma Clements

5’9″ Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #2

Orange High School

Favorite Athlete: Kerri Walsh-Jennings

Favorite Foods: Fried mac n’ cheese and cheesecake

Hobbies: Volleyball and shopping

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve hitting and passing technique; become a stronger and more competitive player.”

Volleyball Goals: “Improve every season and eventually play at the D1 collegiate level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Andrea Cornel

5’6″ Setter, Class of 2020, #3

Broughton High School

Favorite Athlete: All athletes 🙂

Favorite Foods: Fondue, cucumber, berries, fajitas, nutella, chicken salad sandwiches, pineapple (and basically all fruits)

Hobbies: Curling, choir, Dig For Duke (charity that Andrea created), student government

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve consistency in jump setting and improve her leadership qualities and being loud on the court.”

Volleyball Goals: “Continue to play club through senior year of high school, and to play volleyball in college – still weighing out club v. varsity in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’1″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’10”

Zoe DeBenedette

5’3″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020

Carolina Friends School

Favorite Athlete: Eli Manning

Favorite Foods: Anything!

Hobbies: Running, reading, and netflix

Skill Goals this Season: ” Improve my defense and not hesitate on balls.”

Volleyball Goals: “To enjoy club for as long as I’m in high school, and possibly in college as well.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’6.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’0″

Block Jump: 7’8″

Madison Halsey

5’7″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2020, #13

Heritage High School

Favorite Athletes: April Ross and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Sushi and rice krispy treats

Hobbies: Writing, hiking, hanging out with family and friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve serve receive, defense, and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To prepare for college volleyball.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 6’10”

Vertical Jump: 7’11”

Block Jump: 7’7.5″

Morgan Hyman

5’7″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #1

JD Clement Early College at North Carolina Central University

Favorite Athletes: Megan Hodge and Serena Williams

Favorite Foods: Chick-Fil-A!

Hobbies: Traveling  and volleyball

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve defense and grow as a solid 6-rotation outside hitter.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball at the highest level!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’4″

Jenny Ille

5’8″ Outside Hitter, Class of 2021, #8

Carrboro High School

Favorite Athlete: Steph Curry

Favorite Foods: Salad and pizza

Hobbies: Painting

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my attacking and serving.”

Volleyball Goals: “To increase my vertical and become a better hitter.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’3.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’6.5″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Nicole Muffler

5’5″ Setter, Class of 2020, #16

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: “Don’t have one, but NOT LeBron James!”

Favorite Food: Bagels.

Hobbies: Sleeping, eating, and spending time with friends

Skill Goals this Season: “Learn to jump set and improve setting consistency.”

Volleyball Goals: “To make the varsity team next year and possibly playing in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’1″

Block Jump: 7’9″

Kristin Noga

5’8″ Defensive Specialist/Outside Hitter, Class of 2020, #23

Leesville High School

Favorite Athlete: Micaya White

Favorite Foods: Strawberries and chocolate

Hobbies: Volleyball and listening to music

Skill Goals this Season: “Becoming a stronger all-around player and freezing my platform in passing.”

Volleyball Goals: “Playing in college!”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’2″

Vertical Jump: 8’7″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Morgan Prots

5’4″ Defensive Specialist, Class of 2021, #48

Union Pines High School

Favorite Athletes: Alex Prots

Favorite Foods: Mashed potatoes and pasta

Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and playing with her pets

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve my serve.”

Volleyball Goals: “Keep improving to play in college.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’0″

Vertical Jump: 8’6″

Block Jump: 8’1″

Lucy Anna Sheaffer

5’9″ Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2020, #6

Cardinal Gibbons High School

Favorite Athletes: Rob Gronkowski and Justin Jackson

Favorite Foods: Cookies n’ cream milkshakes

Hobbies: Shotput, discus, and boating

Skill Goals this Season: “Improve passing and perfect timing with sets as a middle.”

Volleyball Goals: “Play volleyball throughout high school and use it as a fun way to stay active.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’4″

Vertical Jump: 8’8″

Block Jump: 8’2″

Victoria Smith

5’10” Middle Blocker/Opposite, Class of 2021, #7

Enloe High School

Favorite Athletes: Haleigh Washington and Taylor Leath

Favorite Food: Mac n’ cheese

Hobbies: JROTC – rifle team, technical theater stage management, and singing

Skill Goals this Season: “Learning how to adjust to hitting at different positions. And I also want to improve on defensive skills.”

Volleyball Goals: “Would love to play college volleyball at the Division I level.”

Video Link: Coming soon!

Standing Reach: 7’5.5″

Vertical Jump: 8’11”

Block Jump: 8’6″