AAU Junior Nationals
Girls 13 Gold finished second at the AAU Junior National Championships in Orlando held in June. Over the course of four days of play, the team went 13-1 and bested 124 other teams to secure a spot in the championship match. Libero Leah Kodat and setter Ava Porada earned All-American awards. Congratulations to Coach Lauren Lorenz and team members Brooklyn Condon, Tacy Graham, Julia Owczarzak, Raven Falls, Madelyn Del Cotto, Jackie Kulinski, Alyssa Kulinski, Larkin Hagerman, Leah Kodat,and Ava Porada on an excellent performance!"
Boys National Championships Results
Ultimate's Boys Program recently competed at the USA Volleyball Boys' Junior National Championships in Dallas, placing four teams in the top 10 of their division and garnering an All-American distinction. 15 Blue, coached by Jake Schultz, placed seventh in the 15 Club division, while 15 Gold, coached by Jake Welke, placed ninth in the 15 Open Division. 14 Gold, coached by Lucy and Tony Sanchez, earned a fifth place finish in the 14 Club division. 18 Gold, coached by Troy Vidovic, finished fifth in the 18 Open division, the highest level of competition at the tournament. Micheal Sherwood of 15 Blue received All-American honors for his performance. Congratulations to all players and coaches on a strong finish to the season!
Beach Volleyball Nationals
Ultimate's Beach Program capped a successful season with a strong performance at the USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour Championships in Milwaukee. Partners Kyle Dixon and Kyle Springer finished 4th place in the 16 Open division. In the 14 Open division, partners Keegan Brummit and Jeremiah Burden and partners Tyler Vedder and Connor Keating earned 5th place finishes.
Ultimate players highlight all area teams
Colin Ensalaco steps up big for Sandburg
Congratulations to Jake Hanes on being named 1st Team AVCA All-American
Congratulations to former Ultimate players on the AVCA 2016 All-American honors. Bobby Walsh was named AVCA 1st team all American while Mitch Perinar, Branden Clemons, and Tommy Carmody on AVCA honorable mention. Read More
Congratulations to Ultimate alumni Marc Hansen who was selected 1st team All-American and Will Craft on 2nd team All-American. Both of these young men attend Carthage College and will be playing in the NCAA Division 3 National Championships this weekend in Rochester, New York. Read More
Congrats to 6 Ultimate alumni on MIVA honors. Bobby Walsh 1st team All Conference, Matt Walsh, Scott Fifer, Mitch Perinar 2nd team All Conference, Mitch Weiler Honorable Mention. Mitch Perinar also was named MIVA Freshman of the Year. Read More
Congratulations to Tommy Carmody being name to MPSF 2nd team all conference. Read More
Congrats to Tony Natalino for making 2nd team All Conference in the CCAC & Austin Royer on 1st team All Conference and Setter of the year in the CCAC Conference. Read More
Congratulations to our 2016 college commitments!
Brynlee Kelly - Wichita State
Kaitlyn "Kash" Johnson - Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI)
Carissa Bonfiglio - University of Wisconsin Plattville
Taylor Prude - Clark Atlanta University
Nate & Zac Heller - St. Ambrose University.
Grant Burden - Stevens Tech University
Aaron Kummer - St. Xavier University
Summer See - DePaul University
Hannah Lesiak - Northwestern University
Tiffani Preston - Robert Morris University
Daniel Lawrence - Trinity Christian College
Patrick Bradford - Dominican University
Eric Van Dyck - Lindenwood University
Ethan Klosak - Domican University
Mike Kulinski - MIT
Jake Hanes - Ohio State University
Blake Reardon - Ball State University
Ashley Sledge - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Grace Murphy - University of Illinois-Chicago