Sky High Beach Open 1 Winners!
12s Amelia Reiter/Kaitlyn Suhr
14s Sydney Nemtuda/Jordan Proszenyak
Great Job Ladies!
Zoe Lindsey was awarded a Purdue Pete award for the second year in a row on July 21st at the Purdue University team camp. Congrats!
Asics Champions 14 Black & 12 Black
14 Black and 12 Black win the gold medal by taking first place at the Asics National Championships at Navy Pier in Chicago this past week. 13 Black took 2nd place in their division as they lost in the final to Central Iowa to take home the Silver Medal. 13 Blue won the Silver Division by defeating 13 Purple in the final.
Asics Tournament Results
14 Black Asics Champions!
12 Black Asics Champions!
12U Team USAV Central Open - Milwaukee - Tournament Champs! Kate Selsky & Erica Anderson
12U USAV North Coast Open - Chicago - Tournament Champs! Kate Selsky & Erica Anderson
18 Vilsoet ended their season on a high note. The girls took 3rd place in the 18 year old division at ASICS this weekend. Way to go, 18 Vilsoet.
Congratulations to the following Sky High teams for their great finish at the Pre National and National Warmup events.
Pre National Tournament - Aurora / McCook
17 White (17 Club Division) 2nd Place
18 Black (18 Open Division) 3rd Place
15 Red (15 Open Division) 3rd Place
16 Red (16 Club Division) 3rd Place
18 White (18 Club Division) 4th Place
18 Red (18 Open Division) 5th Place
National Warm Up - Crystal Lake
14 Black - 1st Place
14 Red - 3rd Place
13 Black and 13 Red - Tie for 5th Place
Great job ladies!
Nikki Madoch (Southwest Baptist U) received the MIAA Conference Academic Excellence Award!
The Award is given to those who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 4.00. Congrats!
Sky High Volleyball is proud to announce that 101 athletes within the club earned a spot on the Windy City Power League All-Academic team. Sky High had the most athletes on the list from any club, and 37 of the 101 athletes had grades which exceeded their school’s GPA scale, by taking honors and AP courses.
Three players from Sky High Volleyball made the PrepVolleyball 2013 Defensive Dandy list! Congrats Kristen Webb, Taylor Schill & Peyton Bykowski!
18 Black Honored with "Team of the Month" Award
Congratulations to 17 White, going 5-1 and securing 2nd place at the June 8-9 Pre-National Warm-Up in McCook!
Sky High 13 Red wins Classic!
Zoe Lindsey and Abby Marchewka came in first place in the Memorial Day EVP tournament in Michigan City and in the June 1, 2013, EVP tournament at North Avenue Beach. Congrats!
12 Black won the 2013 Sky High Cosmo Classic!
Congrats to the 2013 Great Lakes Region Windy City Power League All Region Recipients
17/18-Division - Alyssa Armada (17 White), Megan Mueller (18 Vilsoet)
16-Division - Yasmeen Johnson (16 White), Megan Angelaccio (16 Purple)
15-Division - Madeline Demo (15 White), Abby Majercik (15 Blue), Eujin Lee (15 Teal), Kelly Starykowicz (15 Bernett), Gabriella Tripicchio (15 Gross)
14-Division - Julia Rytel (14 Black), Ava Pauly (14 White), Cassandra Ploof (14 Blue), Ashley Amos (14 Purple), Alexis Gora (14 Harvey)
13-Division - Amaya Anderson (13 Purple), Madeline Hornok (13 Barlas), Paige Manssen (13 Baralas), Lauren LaBeck (13 Ptasek)
12 Division - Erica Anderson (12 White), Emma Konie (10 Black), Karina Sinatos (12 Blue)
13 Red Earned a Bid to Nationals Last Weekend
Congratulations to 16 Watling for a great end to the season. They went undefeated into the Finals Sunday at the Sky High Open Tournament and ended up taking 2nd place overall. They also finished 13th out of 66 in the WCPL. WAY TO GO GIRLS!!!!
18 Black Finished 2nd this past weekend and double qualified for Dallas! Congrats Ladies
Northwest Herald Article
Congrats to 14 White for taking 1st place in the Sky High Open over the weekend!
15 Czanstkowski Wins the Energy Tournament undefeated!
Sky High 18 Black won the 18 Open division at the Spring Classic in McCook this past weekend.
They went 7 - 0.
18 Bob came in 1st at the Top Flight Tournament today!
14 White took 1st place in the Sky High Challenge over the weekend. Way to go girls!
12 Black took 2nd in the Windy City Power League earning a National Bid to US Jr Nationals in Dallas, TX!
14 Black took 2nd in the Windy City Power League earning a National Bid to US Jr. Nationals in Dallas, TX.
17 Black took 1st in the CZ Spring Shootout! Congrats!
15 Purple went 14-1 overall and took 1st Place in the Blue Division for the WCPL on Sunday.
Congrats to 15 Red for finishing 2nd Place in the Windy City Power League and their National Bid to Dallas.
Congratulations to 12-Red for finishing 1st place in the Windy City Power League Blue Division with a record of 14-1. Nice job, girls and coaches!
14 White took 1st place in the Windy City Power League Blue Division with a record of 15-0 on Saturday. Congrats!
13 Black took 3rd place in the Windy City Power league! Way to go girls!
Vilsoet went undefeated in the championship to win the 18 U Energy tournament on Sunday.
18 Black went 10-0 at the MEQ in Indianapolis and earned an Open Bid to Nationals in Dallas. They defeated Circle City, 18 Purple in three, 22-25, 25-18, 15-12.
Congrats to Sky High 17 Red!! Took 2nd at the MEQ National Qualifier, earning their bid to Nationals in Dallas!! Finished 9-1!
14-Bromley went undefeated in matches and games (5-0/10-0) to win the Circus Series Tournament on March 10!
Congratulations to 14 Bruns for winning the Asics Mikasa Tournament on March 10th, going 10-0 and winning their 3rd tournament this year.
Congrats to 16 Red, 17 White and 17 Blue. All three teams qualified for the Nationals with their finish in the Windy City Power League. 16 Red went 15 - 0 in the league taking 1st place and earning a NATIONAL bid. 17 White took 2nd in the 17 division and also earned a NATIONAL bid and 17 Blue took 4th in the 17 Division and earned an American bid. Congrats to all of the players and coaches for a job well done! GOOD LUCK IN DALLAS.
Congrats to 16 Red for going undefeated in the Power League and earning a National Bid!
Sky high 16 purple went 5-1 this weekend to take 2nd place overall in the blue division for the Windy City power league.
18 Bonnem took 1st place in the Asics Mikasa Jan 13 Elgin Tourney and 2nd place in the Top Flight Feb 17 Tourney.
18 Vilsoet went undefeated to win the Top Flight 17/18 tournament.
15 Blue went 7-1 this weekend at the President's Day Challenge at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, only losing to Mintonette Sports in the championship match 17-25, 24-26. Congrats to all the girls for a great tourney, with special mention to Abby Majercik and Monet Charron for making the All-Tournament Team!
14 White took 1st place in the Sky High Presidents Classic!
12 Black went 6-0 this past weekend and are undefeated in power league! Congrats!
15 Red Wins Central Zone this weekend going 9-0!! CONGRATS!
Congrats to 14 White for going 6-0(12-0) this weekend in the Windy City Power League. Also, great job by 14 Blue for another strong weekend going 5-1 (Losing only to 14 White). Great job by both teams!
Congrats to 14 Bruns for going 5-0 and winning the Sky High Classic on Feb 2!
16 Purple went 3-0 Sunday, February 3 in the Windy City Power League.
16 Marchinski took 3rd place at the Northside Series at Energy on Saturday, February 2.
Congratulations to 12 Red for taking 2nd place in the Sky High Classic on Saturday, February 2. Great job, girls!
First weekend of power league 12 Black goes undefeated in sets, 12-0!
14 Blue finished the Windy City Power League seeding round with a dominating all-around performance. We went 6-0 with a +60 point dif.
Congrats to 14 Bruns for taking 1st Place it the Jan 13th Top Flight tournament.
16 marchinski took 2nd place in their first tournament of the season.
Congrats to Kendall Kilberger - she was chosen for the USA High Performance Select Volleyball Team! Kendall will be training In Des Moines, Iowa, July 19th - 23rd. Tournament starts July 24th - July 28.Way to go Kendall! Good Luck from Sky High Volleyball!
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGH PERFORMANCE
2012 Windy City Power League All-Region team Announced! Congrats Ladies!
17’s & 18’s Division
Rachel Baader, Alyssa Ehrhardt, Taylor Fricano, Katherine Hamilton, Alexandra Larsen, Nicole Morrissey, Julia Thompson, Kristen Webb, Cindy Zhou
Alexa Bykowski, Peyton Bykowski, Halie Hart, Katharine Huguenard, Natalie Ricca, Meghan Seymour , Nicole Slimko, Kristen Walding, Rachel Ziegler
Elisa Ambrose, Kayleigh Brown, Lane Hindenburg, Yasmeen Johnson, Kassandra Kasper, Samantha Krug, Sydney Leisner, Carly Nolan, Esther Onate, Jessica Terrill
Erin Erb, Sarah Graham, Brookelyn Maddox , Isabella Milejczyk , Allison Splitt, Alessandra Vasquez
Alyson Dion, Morgan O'Brien
Melodie Figueroa, Taylor Gilbert, Kamila Milejczyk, Mae Novakoski, Clare Urbanski
2012 Windy City Power League All-Academic team Announced! Congrats Ladies!
Elisa Ambrose - 4.47/5.0, Alyssa Ehrhardt - 3.92/4.0, Mackenzie Humm - 3.64/4.0
Yasmeen Johnson - 4.2/4.0, Alexandra Kisten - 4.01/4.0, Rachael Kisten - 4.06/4.0
Kate Michels - 4.0/4.0, Alaina Murphy - 4.88/5.0, Elise Palombella - 4.4/4.0
Elizabeth Rengers - 4.29/4.0, Natalie Ricca - 4.19/4.0, Rachel Rockwell - 4.1/4.0
Mimi Sperl - 4.3/4.0, Katie Stavropoulos - 4.0/4.0, Gabby Viverito - 3.5/4.0, Rachel Ziegler - 4.5/4.0
Moira Stotz and Casey Arquette took 1st place at the AAU Twin Lakes Beach Ball Tournament in Palatine and qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Beach Nationals in Hermosa Beach, CA! Congrats!
Congrats to 18 Black for taking 2nd Place in the
Open Division at the USA Volleyball Tournament!
All-Tournament - Abby Gilleland, Melanie Jereb, Mary Striedl
AAU National Champions - 17 RED
29-27, 25-23, 15-12
Abby Fesl - MVP, Alex Larsen, Julia Thompson
17 White - 2nd Place
Jess Bartczyszn, Tara Blake, Nicole Morrissey
Nicole Langer and Morgan DeGregor placed 1st for the 12s in the Great Lakes Region Junior Beach Tour stop #2 in Lisle on 6/30. Congrats
Sky High has qualified TWELVE girls teams to the US Junior Nationals in Columbus, Ohio later this summer. Congratulations to the following teams and their coaches.
18 Black - 18 Open Bid
18 Red - 18 National Bid
17 Black - 17 Open Bid
17 Red - 17 National Bid
17 White - 17 National Bid
16 Black - 16 American Bid
16 Red - 16 American Bid
15 Black - 15 National Bid
14 Black - 14 National Bid
14 Red - 14 American Bid
13 Black - 13 American Bid
12 Black - 12 National Bid
Congratulations to 13 Black for taking 1st at the Asics National Championships at Navy Pier.
12 Black takes second at Asics Jr National Vball Championship this week at Navy Pier. Congratulations
18 Vilsoet having a great time at Asics!
16th Sandulak takes 9th in the Gold division at Asics! Friday they were 3-0 and advanced to Gold Division.Saturday was tougher competition, finishing 1-2. Losing the final match in 3 sets. Sunday, Gold Division bracket they finished 9th in the tournament losing to a JO team from Diamond Elite. Congrats Ladies!
Congratulations to 14 Black for taking 3rd at the Asics National Championships at Navy Pier.
Emily Casaletto and Julia Thompson won the 17U division of the AAU Midwest Beach Volleyball Championships in Holland Michigan on Monday and qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games. CONGRATS!
Just recently, Sky High Executive Director, Scott Harris along with the men's team, "Deadbeats" took 5th place in the Men's 50's division at the US Men's National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. Other members of the team include: Jaime Ali, Mark Cimaroli, Ray Elsman, Paul Gilbert, Jay Harwood, Larry Henderson, Steve Sargis and Mike Schmitt.
Congratulations to Julia Thompson and Emily Casaletto
for taking 3rd Place at this years AAU JR Olympic Beach Volleyball Championships in New Orleans and on their 1st Place finish in the 16U Division at the USA Volleyball Beach Championships which was held at North Avenue Beach in Chicago on July 23.
Julia Thompson and Emily Casaletto who took 1st at the AAU Twin Lakes Beach Tournament in Palatine qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Beach Nationals In New Orleans!!
Sam Katchen and Micah Duzey took 3rd
17 Black - 2011 AAU NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!
17 Open Division
You can view the match at www.ESPN3.com
Sky High 17 Black won their second AAU Girls National Volleyball Championship in Orlando, Florida. After three days of competitive pool play 17 Black found themselves in a "Challenge" match in the afternoon of day three to advance to the single elimination playoffs. In the challenge round Sky High defeated Club Fusion 17 Black, 25-16, 25-20. On the final day, 17 Black defeated OVA (Orlando) 17 Asics in the quarter final, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11. In the semi final they defeated Northern Lights 171, 25-19, 25-22 and in the championship match they defeated TAV (Texas Advantage) 17 Black, 25-15, 17-25, 15-10.
This is the second consecutive National Championship awarded to this team and the first in Sky High history!
Abby Gilleland - MVP - All-American
Amelia Anderson - All-American • Mary Striedl - All-American
Sky High 17 Black sets sights on defending national title
Abby Gilleland and Mary Striedl honored for standout performances at Girls Showcase
Abby Gilleland and Mary Striedl propel Sky High 17 Black to 17u national title
Sky High 17 Black wins 2nd national crown in a row
Lake Forest’s Striedl earns All-American honors
16 Open Division - 16 Black - 5th Place
Alyssa Ehrhardt - All American
Alyssa Ehrhardt's Showcase blog
16 Club Division - 16 Red - 5th Place
Tara Blake - All American
17 Club Division - 17 Red - 9th Place
Congratulations to all of the players and coaches for a job well done.
USA Girls Jr. National Championships
16 Black - 5th Place (National Division)
Alyssa Ehrhardt, All Tournament
17 Black - 7th Place (Open Division)
Abby Gilleland, All Tournament
18 Black - 11th Place (Open Division)
18 Red - 11th Place (National Division)
17 Red - 25th Place (American Division)
14 Black - 27th Place (National Division)
12 Black - 35th Place (National Division)
15 Red - 39th Place (National Division)
13 Black - 42nd Place (National Division)
15 Purple - 43rd Place (American Division)
Congrats to all the teams competing in the Asics Championships
at Navy Pier in Chicago!
18 Division - 18 Vilsoet - 3rd
17 Division - 17 White - 5th, 17 Purple - 9th
16 Division - 16 White - 5th
16 Division - Silver - 16 Kennedy - 5th, 16 Keith - 17th
16 Division - Bronze - 16 Purple - 2nd
15 Division - 15 Purple - 2nd, 15 White - 3rd
14 Division - 14 Black - 3rd, 13 Black - 5th, 14 Purple - 9th, 14 Red - 9th
14 Division - Silver - 14 White - 9th, 14 Teal - 17th
13 Division - 13 Red - 13th
13 Division - Silver - 13 White - 5th, 13 Purple - 7th
12 Division - 12 Black - 2nd, 12 Red - 13th
12 Division - Silver - 12 Teal - 5th, 12 Purple - 11th
18 Division - 171 - 3rd
16 Division - 161 - 3rd, 151 - 7th
14 Division - 141 - 6th
14 Black takes 3rd at the 2011 Asics Jr. Nationals Championships at Navy Pier-Chicago. The girls went 7-1 battling against Pitirres from Puerto Rico to lose in 3. Congratulations ladies...Nationals here we come!
15 Purple team went 9-1 to finish 2nd overall at the Asics Jr Nationals in Chicago. Way to go girls. Now on to Atlanta.
Congratulations 12 Black for finishing in 2nd place at the Asics Junior National Volleyball Tournament in Chicago.
15 White takes 3rd at the Asics Junior National Volleyball Championship in Chicago on June 17-19! Great job girls! Congrats!
14 Purple team went 6-1 to finished tied for 9th overall at the Asics jr Nationals in Chicago. What a great way to end a great season. I am so proud of all of you and I will miss you.
USA Junior Boys Nationals – Minneapolis, MN
Sky High would like to congratulate the boys for doing a great job in their year end National event.
171 – 46th
161 – 35th
151 – 25th
141 – 22nd