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NU freshmen make junior olympic volleyball team

Four members of the Nevada Union 2009 Freshman Volleyball team have been selected to play on the Northern California Volleyball Club (NCVC) 15-year old Junior Olympic Team.

DT Grininger, Kyler Malarae, Alec Sarner and Roman Seghezzi will join 8 other players from the greater Sacramento Region to compete in the USA Volleyball Boys Junior Olympics Championships in the 15-1 division in Atlanta, this July.

The NCVC consists of 14 teams ages 14 through 18. It is under the direction of Meadow Vista resident Robert McNutt – two-time NCAA Division I National Champion and All American Graduate of Pepperdine University. The NCVC Boys Club is currently ranked among the top 20 clubs in the nation.

NCVC’s mission is to provide high level volleyball instruction and is part of the United States Volleyball Association. Top teams are formed to compete for open bids to the Junior Olympics ending with a Junior Olympic tournament in July.

The NCVC 15 year old team is ranked in the top 28 teams in the country.

In addition, this summer NCVC will be sending four boys’ teams to Atlanta as well. This roster includes a total of 10 Nevada Union boys in the 18, 16 and 15 age group divisions.

They are as follows:

18-1

Jason Adams, Justin Carroll, Corey George, Lucas Parker and Tyler Salcedo.

16-1

Mark Valentine.

15-1

DT Grininger, Kyler Malarae, Alec Sarner and Roman Seghezzi.