Scorpions Never Lose A Set All Day!
The Scorpions 15U Synergy travelled to West Niagara New York for a volleyball tournament and came home with another Gold Medal performance.
They never lost a set all day beating in succession. Niagara Frontier 16s Black,Xtreme Wildfire, SWAT 16's,Niagara County Volleyball Club,Niagara Rapids 16 Blue.
In the final gold medal game they beat Buffalo Volleyball Academy 16U again in straight sets.
Players: Olivia Benzin, Hailey Reilly, Jamie Paquette, Ciarra Collison, Hope Harnack, Maddi Mulholland, Veronika Kemperman, Angelina Markotic, Madie Coolman, Emily Aitken ,Asstant Coach: Chey Omand, Head Coach: Janet Cobbs Mulhollan
14U Boys, 15U and 17U Girls Win GOLD!
The Scorpions hosted a 14U/13U Boys tournament in Cambridge. Both the Scorpions 13U and 14u boys team were in it. In the final match the two 1st place teams of each division played each other. The Scorpions 14U boys team won Gold defeating Leamington Velocity VC.
The Scorpions 15U Girls Synergy team played up in a 16U Ontario Volleyball Association tournament in Kitchener Ontario. In pool play the defeated the Guelph Grizzlies 16U and Niagara Rapids 16U. In the quarter finals they defeated the Waterdown Raider 15U. In the semi finals they disposed of the Niagara Rapids 15U Blue team. In the finals they defeated Niagara Rapids 15U black team in straight sets capturing a Gold Medal.
The Scorpions 17U Girls Venom team played up in a 18U Ontario Volleyball Association tournament in Simcoe Ontario. In pool play they disposed of Georgetown Impact 25-11 and Waterloo Tigers Red 17U 23-25, 25-13, 15-11. In the quarter finals they beat Waterloo Tigers Black 25-18 and 25-16. In the semi finals they beat the Hamilton Smash in three sets 16-25, 28-26, 15-10 . In the final game they beat the Kitchener Predators 25-21, 23-25 and 15-13 to claim the Gold medal.
Thanks to all the teams for a great weekend.
03/09/16 Janets' Camp is Full. Please email us to get on the waiting list at scorpionsvolleyball(at)yahoo.ca . Openings may come up.
The Scorpions Volleyball Club are proud to announce our March Break Volleyball Camp with Club Coach and Olympian Janet Cobbs Mulholland.
The sessions will be held Tues,Wed,Thur, March 15,16,17 at Heritage College, 175 Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge.
The cost is $100.
Scorpions 15U Team Make History - A City of Cambridge First!
The Scorpions 15U Synergy team set a club record and also a first for the City of Cambridge.
The team travelled to Kitchener to play in the Ontario Volleyball Association tournament there. In pool play they disposed of South County Teal in 2 straight sets. They then beat the Kitchener Predators 2 sets to 1.
In the quarters final they defeated London Forest City Oaks 2 sets to 1. In the semi finals they defeated beat London LVC Fire in straight sets.
They captured GOLD in the Premier Division by defeating the Niagara Rapids also in straight sets.
This is the first time in the history of youth competitive volleyball in the City of Cambridge that a team has placed first in the Premier division (the highest division) of Ontario Volleyball Association tournaments.
Congratulations Scorpions 15U Synergy!
Players: Olivia Benzin, Hailey Reilly, Jamie Paquette, Ciarra Collison, Hope Harnack, Maddi Mulholland, Veronika Kemperman, Angelina Markotic, Madie Coolman, Emily Aitken ,Asstant Coach: Chey Omand, Head Coach: Janet Cobbs Mulholland
Rogers TV will feature our Scorpions Boys 15U team and player Matt Schmidt tonight on the HOME TEAM SPORTS show with Dan Polischuk tonight.
15U SYNERGY WIN SCORPIONS FIRST PREMIER MEDAL
The Scorpions 15U Synergy girls competitive team on December 12, 2015 travelled to Hamilton to play in the Premier Division Ontario Volleyball Association Tournament.
They did what no other Scorpions team could do before them by capturing a bronze medal in the highest division in youth volleyball in Ontario.
In pool play they lost a close one in 3 sets against London Forest City Oaks
L 23-25,W 25-14,L 13-15. they rebounded to beat Hamilton in a gritty three set battle.L 23-25,W 25-17,W 15-12
It did not get any easier, as in the quarter finals, the Scorpions needed three sets to defeat London LVC Intensity W 25-10, L 21-25, W 15-12. In the semi finals the Scorpions lost a tough match in three sets to Halton Hurricanes W 26-24,L 16-25,
It set up the Bronze Medal showdown match against the same London Forest City Oaks team that had beaten the Scorpions team earlier. The Scorpions got their revenge and beat London in straight sets 25-16 and 29-27.
Paul Langan, club founder states," We have had many good solid teams in the last five years but it takes something special to win a medal in the Premier Division. By the Scorpions Synergy 15U winning the bronze medal we have raised the bar for all Scorpions teams to meet and exceed."
Players: Olivia Benzin, Hailey Reilly, Jamie Paquette, Ciarra Collison, Hope Harnack, Maddi Mulholland, Veronika Kemperman, Angelina Markotic, Madie Coolman, Emily Aitken ,Asstand Coach: Chey Omand, Head Coach: Janet Cobbs Mulholland
Are You Ready for the Upcoming Tryouts. This week, September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Scorpions Coach and Bronze Medalist Olympian will run Get Ready for Tryout Sessions at Heritage College. You can attend one or all three. See poster for details.
Scorpions Janet Cobbs Session Poster!
WireService.ca Press Release (05/20/2015) Cambridge, Ontario The Scorpion's 18U Girls Team travelled to Calgary to attend the Volleyball Canada National Championships. After a hard fought three days the Scorpions returned home with a Division 2 Tier 3 Silver Medal.
On Sunday they started off beating Durham Regions VC in three sets. 25 -15, 22-25, 15-2. They then lost to Mavericks VC of Manitoba 19-25 , 14-25. The third match on Sunday they defeated Big Bear VC of Manitoba 25-15, 26-24.
On Monday, the Scorpions defeated Nooks VC of Alberta 25-20, 25-9, Element Panthers of Saskatchewan 25-19, 25-13. Before losing a close one in three sets to SISU Manitoba17-25, 25-19, 11-15
The first match Tuesday was the stay or go home quarter final against Elite VC of Alberta. The Scorpions defeated them in straight sets, 25-16. 25-19. In the semi final the Scorpions defeated the Rustlers VC of Saskatchewan 25-16, 25-18. In the gold medal game they lost a close one to SISU Manitoba again 27-25, 27-25.
The Scorpions 18U team is: Brittany Banderob, Cheyanne Omand, Emma Wylie, Karis Mapp, Kelsey Caza, Kristen Owen, Lexi Rosen, Nicole Mulholland, Samantha Warner, Taylor Trush with Head Coach - Janet Mulholland.
Scorpions Volleyball player Nicole Mulholland, a setter, has signed with the Sheridan College Bruins women's varsity volleyball team.
WireService.ca Press Release (05/12/2015) Cambridge, ON - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is proud to announce the third player from their 18U team who have signed to play varsity volleyball at college or university in September 2015.
18U Scorpion player Nicole Mulholland, has decided to attend Sheridan College and accept an athletic scholarship to play for the Sheridan College women's team.
Nicole is the daughter of former USA Volleyball Team player/ Olympic medalist, Janet Cobbs-Mulholland and former University of Southern California volleyball player Jason Mulholland.
Scott Hunt, coach of the Sheridan Bruins team states, "We are very excited that Nicole has decided to be a Bruin. She is a very skilled setter with a strong work ethic and desire to compete.
Her experience training in a highly competitive environment with the Scorpions Volleyball Club makes her a perfect fit for our program."
Paul Langan, Founder of Scorpions Volleyball Club states, "Nicole is one of the best setters in Ontario. She has the skills to help make the Sheridan Bruins a top contender in the West Division of OCAA women's volleyball.
For more information on the Scorpions Volleyball Club call 519-654-0089 or visit their website- http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca
For more information on the Sheridan Bruins Volleyball Program visit http://sheridanbruins.com/sports/womens-volleyball/
For a full size high resolution photo of Nicole Mulholland - http://tinyurl.com/ou5exs9
Scorpions Volleyball player Lexi Rosen, a 6'4" middle blocker, has signed with the University of Guelph women's varsity volleyball team.
WireService.ca Press Release (04/23/2015) Cambridge, Ontario - The Scorpions Youth Volleyball Club is proud to announce the first of several of their players who have signed to play varsity volleyball at college or university in September 2015.
18U Scorpion player Lexi Rosen has had various offers but has decided to attend the University of Guelph and accept a scholarship to play for the Guelph Gryphons women's team.
Coach Funk describes the addition of Lexi as "a big asset to the squad for years to come."
Lexi on why she chose Guelph. "I decided to attend the University of Guelph because of the school's great reputation for excellence in academics, sports and student life. I look forward to joining the volleyball program at Guelph and to help contribute to its success."Lexi will be enrolled in the Human Nutrition program at Guelph in the Fall.
Paul Langan, Founder of Scorpions Volleyball Club states, " Lexi had excellent coaching under Olympian Janet Cobbs-Mulholland. Lexi can dominate a game. The University of Guelph varsity program has taken a significant step forward in signing Lexi."
For more information on the Scorpions Volleyball Club visit - http://scorpionsvolleyball.ca or call 519-654-0089.
For more information on the University of Guelph volleyball program visit -http://gryphons.ca/index.aspx?path=wvball
For a full size high resolution photo of Lexi - http://tinyurl.com/lf5ld2y