Kali and Grace win the first 2022 NW Elite Beach Tournament undefeated. Winning a hard fought three set match to take the first NW Elite Beach tourney of the year. Well done girls! Emma and Emily only dropped two matches all day, both to the champions Kali and Grace. Great day!
A great tournament saw Audrina and Taylor come out as champions in the first 2022 NW Elite Beach tournament (Intermediate). They played consistently all day and great ball control was key to a great win! Congrats ladies!
Hannah Holman (18- Gold Opposite) commits to play at Wanachee Valley College in Washington State. After 3 years at NW Elite, her skills and dedication paid off and she accepted a scholarship to continue her volleyball career in WA. We are so proud of this dedicated teammate who joins the growing list of players from NWE to join the college ranks.
Annika Noreen, 3 year OH veteran for NW Elite Gold is the newest commitment this season. After many offers all over the nation Annika elected to stay close to home with Mount Hood! Join me in wishing her a huge Congrats as she joins the ranks of college athletes! Nicely Done Annika!
Join me on congratulating Taylor for committing to Linfield University . Taylor is yet another NW Elite Gold player heading to college to play Volleyball. We are so proud of her dedication to the sport, her teammates and her club. Congratulations Taylor!!!!
Congrats to the 14 Gold team for winning the St Patrick’s Day Tourney. Well done team
18-Gold win the 2022 Spring Classic in Washington! AAU Super Regionals Champions!!!!! Congrats to an amazing team who gritted out a 26-24, 25-23 championship match.
Headed to Nationals in Las Vegas!!!
18 Black take the Championship at the 2022 WestPac Tournament in Washington, beating Tsunami 18-1 in a hard fought championship match. Great job team! WestPac Champions!
Lillian McFarland, 18 Gold starting Opposite has committed to play at Southwestern in Coos Bay! A big part of 18 Gold’s “Defensive Blocking Wall’, Lillian is a player and a 14s coach for NW Elite this year. Please join me in congratulating Lillian on this awesome achievement! We are so proud of you!
Please join me in congratulating 18 Gold Outside hitter Lainie Mead for her commitment to play volleyball for Chemeketa! She is the next of the NW Elite players headed for college teams. Well done Lainie! She hits a "Heavy Ball" and we are so proud of her achievement!
Olivia Lewis, 18 Gold's top Setter commits to play at Ottawa University in Kansas. Join me in congratulating her on this awesome achievement! Well done and we look forward to seeing you play at the next level.
12 Gold and 12 Black battled in the final match of Power league to see who would move higher into the #2 flight of Power League. Gold took the match but both moved up (11 and 12 respectively). Awesome work ladies! Keep up the great work! Top 10 in the sights!
Jenna Houseworth commits to Beach and Indoor Volleyball at Park College. Congratulations Jenna! Well done!
17-Gold took 2nd In the Gold Bracket at the Gem of the Mountains Tournament this weekend in Nampa, Idaho!!! Way to Go ladies! Next is Spokane, Pacific Northwest Qualifiers. 18 Gold took 3rd (after a hard fought battle with 17-Gold in the Semi-Finals (3rd set 19-17). 15 Gold also took 3rd to round out an amazing performance by NW Elite teams
|12 Gold||National||Jen Tate|
|12 Black||Regional||Bryanna Weber|
|12 Red||Regional||Bailey Thompson|
|12 White||Local||Madison Shaffer|
|12 Blue||Local||Taylor Warren|
|14 Gold||National||Julene Koenig|
|14 Black||Regional||Tammy McCoy|
|14 Red||Regional||Roslyn McFarland|
|14 White||Local||Lillian McFarland|
|14 Blue||Local||Nathan Blankenship|
|14 Green||Local||Becky Gross|
|16 Gold||National||Jordan Johnson|
|16 Black||Regional||Dee Dee Kelly|
|16 Red||Regional||Shelby Martin|
|16 White||Local||Pierre Burthey|
|16 Blue||Local||Lisa Piper|
|17 Gold||National||Scott Sanders|
|18 Gold||National||Nathan Blankenship|
|18 Black||Regional||Ed Weber|
The veteran Gold team athletes are giving back to the club by mentoring 12s players in this awesome game. As part of the program wide initiative, these wonderful players are taking the next generation under their wings to help them grow and improve. Setting the stage for to "pay it forward" in giving and growing athletes.
Well Done Ladies!
Photo sessions after Spring Classic win. Having fun before diving into another practice.
17 visit a butterfly conservatory in Arizona before their afternoon wave of matches at Fiesta. Good luck team!
14 Gold took 1st in the first day of National Qualifiers in Sunny Arizona. Great job Coach Julene and Coach Sara.
Superb job athletes! Keep up the awesome play!
After four great years as head coach at Wilsonville High School, Coach Nathan has accepted the Head Coach position at Clackamas High School. Leaving Wilsonville with a 51 and 3 Conference record, 3 Conference Championships and two Coach Of the Year awards, Nathan is looking forward to bringing that same ethos, experience and success to the Cavs.
Congrats Coach Nathan!