AVCA Announces 2011-12 Under Armour Girls’ High School All-America Watch List
LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 9, 2011) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce the Under Armour Girls' High School All-America volleyball athlete Watch List for the 2011-12 season.
This year's watch list includes 646 players from 38 states and serves as the starting point for the Under Armour All-America selection process.
In November, the AVCA will name 48 student-athletes as an Under Armour All-American, with 24 players being selected to both a First-Team and Second-Team. Each of the 24 players on the First-Team will be invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition. The event will be held on Friday, December 16 from 8-10 p.m. (CST) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, in conjunction with the 2011 AVCA Annual Convention.
Having an athlete on the watch list does not automatically nominate her for postseason honors. The general requirements for nominating a student-athlete for Under Armour All-America honors are:
- The student-athlete must have completed her senior year of eligibility.
- The student-athlete's head coach must be a member in good standing of the AVCA. Head coaches have until Friday, October 14 to become a member or renew their membership to ensure compliance.
- Head coaches must be using MaxPreps.com, a free service to a free service that aggregates and distributes data on high school sports, to upload team and individual statistics.
For more information on the Under Armour Girls' High School All-America volleyball awards program, please visit http://www.avca.org/awards/all-america/high-school/.
To view the complete watch list, click here. (updated 9/21/11)
To add an athlete to the watch list, complete the nomination form.