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2013 Season Highlights

Great Job Triple Ace 14 Black
14 Black posted a 2-1 record on both Friday 6/14 & Saturday 6/15 at the Asics Jr National Championships at Navy Pier. The combined 4-2 record earned 14 Black a spot in Sunday's 6/16 Gold Bracket finals. 14 Black won their first match in the Gold Bracket in comeback fashion against Ultimate 14 Blue, losing the first game 17-25. After winning the second game 25-23 14 Black trailed in the 3rd game 10-14 but rallied to win 16-14.
14 Black was eliminated after falling to the eventual 2nd place finisher Kaepa Krush 14 National from Indiana 22-25,22-25. 
Triple Ace 14 Black finished in 9th place overall out of 54 teams.

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black competed in the 12 team Palos Courts 13's tourney on Sunday 5/5 where they finished 2nd in pool to earn a spot in the playoffs. In the playoffs 13 Black beat Lions 13 Teal in the quarterfinals sending them to the semis and a match against DEVA 13 Jade where they fell just short in a great match to finish in 3rd place out of 12 teams. 
Great Playing Girls!

Congratulations Elizabeth
Elizabeth Ainsworth was one of seven players out of over 150 in the White Division to be selected to the Windy City Power League's All Region Team. Liz was selected by votes from opposing coaches for her excellent play on the court with
TAV 16 Black during the WCPL season.


Well Done Liz

Great Job Athena & Lucy
TAV 14 Blue teammates Athena & Lucy competed in the AAU North Avenue Beach Ball Invitational on Sunday 7/20 were they went 4-0 in pool play. In the playoffs Athena and Lucy went 3-1 to finish in 3rd place overall. Their 3rd place finish qualified them for a spot in next weeks West Coast AAU Junior Olympic Games in Hermosa Beach CA.
Congrats Ladies and Good Luck Next Week!

Triple Ace Volleyball Club 
participating in the 2013 River Forest Memorial Day Parade

Great Season TAV 12 Black
12 Black wrapped up the their season competing in a tough 23 team Palos Courts Tourney on 5/4. 12 Black finished 1st in their pool with a 3-0 match record and a 6-0 game record. After receiving a bye in the first round of playoffs they faced a tall and tough Lions 12 Red in a one game quarterfinal were they played awesome but fell 25-22 to finish 5th overall out 23 teams.

2nd Annual Pizza Party Cup

13 Black, 14 Black, 14 Blue & 14 White competed in the 2nd annual Pizza Party Cup at Trinity High School Sunday 1/20.

TAV 14 Black finished on top with a 6-0 record
TAV 14 Blue finished 2nd going 4-2 

Great Job TAV 14 Black
14 Black competed in the tough 16 team 14's tourney at Sunsetters on 4/27 where in pool play they went 3-0 in matches and 6-0 in games to finish 1st in pool. After the reseeding for playoffs 14 Black entered playoffs as the 3rd overall seed with a +68 point difference. In the quarters 14 Black won convincingly to send them to the semis where they fell short against the eventual champs DEVA 14 Jade and finished 3rd place out of 16 teams.
Great job by Deana, Janie & Miranda of 13 Black who filled in and played great all day!

Great Job TAV 12 Black
In the 8 team Triple Ace Challenge 12's tourney on 4/14 12 Black went 3-0 in pool play. In the playoffs 12 Black played well winning the semi-final match to advance to the championship game where they fell just short to finish in 2nd place overall.

Great Job TAV 12 Black
12 Black wrapped up WCPL league play with a 10-5 record in the White Division finishing in 21st place overall out
of 60 teams.

Great Job TAV 14 Black
In the Windy City Power League 14 Black competed in the top Red Division all year. Playing against the regions best 14's teams all season 14 Black held their own and finished in 12th place overall out of 92 14's teams in the league.

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black posted a perfect 3-0 record on the last day of the WCPL 4/13 to end league play with an awesome 12-3 record and a 3rd place finish out of 16 teams in the Blue Division.
Great Season Girls!

Great Job TAV 14 Black
At the 20 team Palos Courts tourney on Saturday 4/6 14 Black posted a match record of 5-1 and game record of 9-2. 14 Black finished 1st in pool with a 3-0 record. In the semis 14 Black beat Ultimate 14 Gold in 2 games to advance to the finals to face WCPL Red Division rival Uno 14 Elite where 14 Black fell just short and finished in 2nd place
out of 20 teams.

Awesome Effort All Day!

Great Job TAV 15 Blue
15 Blue competed in the Top Flight Classic 15/16's tourney on Sunday 3/24 where they played well and finished in 2nd place falling to a 16's team in the championship match

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black played well and finished in 3rd place in the 10 team Asics/Mikasa tourney on Saturday 3/23

Great Job TAV 15 Black
At the 10 team Palos Courts 15/16's tourney on 3/23 15 Black finished first in pool going 3-0. In the semis they fell in 3 games to a 16's team to finish 3rd place overall

Great Job TAV 16 Black
16 Black wrapped up WCPL on Sunday 3/17 finishing in 27th place in the 66 team
16's division.

Great Job TAV 17 Black
17 Black went 2-1 on both Saturday 3/16 & Sunday 3/17 in the final two days of the WCPL 17/18 Division. 17 Black ended league play with a very respectable 8-8 record competing against several 18's teams.

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black posted a perfect 3-0 record in the WCPL on 3/10 bringing their record to 9-3 which places them in 3rd place in the
16 team Blue Division

Great Job TAV 12 Black
12 Black played short handed and went 2-1 in the WCPL on Sunday 3/10. Their record in the White Division is now 8-4

Great Job TAV 14 Blue
14 Blue was 2-1 in the WCPL on Sunday 3/10 bringing their record to 8-4 in the
Blue Division

Great Job TAV 12 Black
12 Black was 2-1 in the WCPL on 3/3 bringing their current record to 6-3- 4th place in the 16 team White Division
Awesome!

Great Job TAV 14 Blue
14 Blue finished 2-1 in the WCPL on 3/3. Their 6-3 overall record currently places them in 5th place in the 16 team Blue Division

Great Job TAV 12 Black
12 Black competed in the 12 team UNO tournament in Joliet on 2/23 where they played well and finished 2nd in pool and finished in 1st place in the silver bracket

Great Job TAV 17 Black
17 Black played some of their best volleyball of the season finishing first in pool in the WCPL on 2/24 with solid wins against IVVP 17 25-22, 25-22 & Energy 17U Swoosh 27-25, 25-11

Great Job TAV 14's
14 White, 14 Blue & 14 Black competed in the 8 team Triple Ace Challenge 14's Tourney on 2/23 at Trinity HS. 14 Blue and 14 Black finished 1st in pool with 3-0 records. 14 White finished 2nd in pool at 2-1. In the semis 14 Blue played well but fell to IPV 14 Storm in 3 games. 14 White met up with 14 Black where 14 Black came out on top. In the finals 14 Black defeated IPV 14 Storm to win the Triple Ace Challenge.

Great Job TAV 16 Black
16 Black competed in the 10 team Top Flight Classic on 2/16. After finishing 1st in pool with a 3-0 record 16 Black fell just short in the semi finals to finish in 3rd place overall.

Congratulations TAV 14 Black 

14 Black traveled to Pleasant Prairie Wisconsin over the President' Day weekend 2/16&17 to compete in the Wisconsin Jr's Presidents' Day Tournament with 32 teams from Illinois & Wisconsin. 14 Black posted a 4-0 record on the first day placing them in the Gold Division with the top 8 teams. 14 Black opened up Gold Bracket play on the second day with a win over unbeaten Sky High 14 Purple 25-23, 25-22 sending them to the semi-finals to face the unbeaten and eventual champs, River City 14 Blue from Watertown Wi. 14 Black played well but were just a bit outmatched and dropped the match in 2 sets 25-14, 25-20. In the 3rd place match 14 Black faced a tough Lions Jr's 14 Blue team. The toll of a long weekend was apparent as 14 Black opened up slowly and dropped the first game 25-21. Down 17-11 in the second game 14 Black dug deep and rallied to win 25-23 sending the match to the third and deciding game. In the third game both teams battled back and forth but Triple Ace 14 Black was able to come out on top with the 15-12 victory and a 3rd Place finish overall out of 32 teams.
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Great Job TAV 14 Blue
14 Blue played great in the 32 team Wis Jr's Presidents' Day Tourney on 2/16&17 finishing in 3rd place in the bronze division. Their 3 total losses were all in 3 tough fought and close games.
Great Play Team!

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black went 2-1 on 2/9 & 3-0 on 2/10. Their 5-1 record places them in 4th place in the 16 team Blue division of the WCPL
Way To Go Team!

Great Job TAV 12 Black
In their first weekend of league play for the WCPL 12 Black went 4-2 in the White Division on 2/9 & 2/10
Awesome!

Great Job TAV 14 Black
14 Black compiled a 4-2 record in the very tough Red Division of the WCPL
on 2/9 & 2/10

Defense Wins Games!

Great Job TAV 14 Blue
14 Blue played great and went 2-1 on 2/9 and on 2/10 for a 4-2 record in the opening weekend of WCPL League Play in the Blue Division
Great Start!

Great JobTAV 14 White
After a sluggish start on 2/9 14 White bounced back with a 2-1 record on 2/10 in the WCPL Blue Division

Great Job TAV 14 Black
14 Black played great throughout the seeding dates of the WCPL. Compiling an 8-1 record and earning a spot in the RED Division of the WCPL
Keep Working Hard!

Triple Ace 14 Black Holds Up Under Pressure

Playing for a spot in the top Red Division of the WCPL 14 Black needed to finish 1st place in pool the last seeding date on 1/27. In their first match of the day 14 Black lost the first game 26-24 to a tough Top Flight 14 Theta team. Trailing in the second game 24-20 14 Black dug deep and ran off 6 points in a row to win 26-24. With momentum on their side 14 Black won the third game 15-7 in great comeback fashion. From there 14 Black could not be stopped and went on to win their next two matches for a 1st place finish and a trip to the RED Division of the WCPL. Great play by everyone was headed up by the calm and consistent leadership of
Sarah Whiteside

Great Job TAV 15 Black
15 Black played great during seeding for the WCPL earning them a spot in the White Division
Well Done!

Great Job TAV 16 Black
Needing to win the last match of the WCPL seeding dates for a spot in the White Division on Sunday 1/27 16 Black pulled it together and earned their spot.
Great Effort In The Win!

Great Job TAV 12 Black
12 Black played well in the seeding weekend for the WCPL on 1/26 & 1/27 earning them a spot in the White Division, the 2nd division of the 4 division league
Great Job Girls!!

Great Job TAV 17 Black
17 Black played awesome in the last seeding date of the WCPL on Sunday 1/27 finishing 1st in pool with a 3-0 record and nice wins against two 18's teams

Great Job TAV 13 Black
13 Black played well the opening weekend of seeding for the WCPL 1/12 & 1/13 to keep them in contention for a spot in the White Division- the second division of the WCPL

Great Job TAV 15 Black
15 Black went 5-2 the first two seeding dates of the WCPL 1/12 & 1/13 to remain in contention for seeding in the Red Division- the WCPL's top Division

Great Job TAV 15 Blue

15 Blue played well in the opening two days of seeding for the WCPL 1/12 & 1/13 placing them in position for a spot in the Blue Division- the WCPL middle division

Great Job TAV 14 Black
14 Black is 5-1 after the first two days of seeding for the WCPL 1/6 & 1/13 putting them in the hunt for a spot in the Red Division-the WCPL's top division

Great Job TAV 14 Blue
14 Blue played well the first 2 days of seeding for the WCPL 1/6 & 1/13 putting them in search of a spot in the White Division- the WCPL's second of six divisions

Great Job TAV 14 White
14 White also played well the first 2 days of seeding for the WCPL 1/6 & 1/13 putting them in search of a spot in the White Division- the WCPL's second of six divisions

Great Job TAV 16 Black
16 Black played great in the opening two days of seeding for the WCPL 1/5 & 1/6 keeping them in contention for a spot in the Red Division- the WCPL's top division

Great Job TAV 14 Black
After finishing a perfect 8-0 in pool play 14 Black headed to the semi's where they met up with Triple Ace 14 White. In a tough match 14 Black was able to get the win and head to the championship match against Top Flight 14 Sigma. 14 Black played well and swept Top Flight 14 Sigma in 2 games to win the championship of the 10 team tourney at Top Flight 12/16.
It was an awesome effort going 12-0 in games for the day.

What a day!

Great Job TAV 16 Black
After finishing 2 in pool play 16 Black fell just short in the semi's of the playoffs to finish with a 3rd place finish in the 10 team tourney at Top Flight 12/16.
Keep working hard!

Great Job TAV 14 White
After finishing second in pool play 14 White fell just short in the semi's in a tough fought and well played match against the eventual champs TAV 14 Black to finish in 3rd place in the 10 team tourney at Top Flight 12/16.
Great start to the season girls!

Great Job TAV 14 Blue
After finishing 3-0 and in 1st place in pool play 14 Blue fell just short in the semi's of the playoffs to finish in 3rd place at Top Flight on 12/15.
Awesome effort team!