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Expanding Men’s Volleyball in Seattle

We are a club sports program, dedicated to providing our members with opportunities to pursue their passions for volleyball. We are currently focused on fundraising to subsidize the cost of our A Team’s recent trip to Nationals in Louisville, KY. Our starting goal size is $8,500. Once we achieve this milestone, our team's stretch goal is $10,000, which our campaign page highlights in further detail. It was a privilege for our most skilled players to attend such a high-level tournament and, with your support, we would love to continue to make this and many other tournaments accessible to our players in the future.   

What We Do

The University of Washington Men’s Club Volleyball program has developed a competitive environment in which participants are able to learn the sport, hone their skills and compete at the highest level in the Pacific Northwest.

Nationals Budget Breakdown

  • Travel: $7,600
  • Lodging: $1,300
  • Tournament Fee: $900
  • Miscellaneous: $200

Club Objectives

Passion to Play

We pride ourselves on our ability to accommodate the varied skill levels of those who wants to join our club. Having this open door policy allows us not only to reach out to individuals with prior experience, but also to those who have never played volleyball or even a team sport before. Within the last few years, we have developed three teams within our program in order to give each person the level of play that they will best excel in. Our club has benefitted tremendously from the hard work and dedication of our members to learn and improve in the sport of volleyball.

Learning Never Stops

Players of this sport know that learning doesn’t stop when you get on the court. Volleyball provides every athlete with the opportunity to learn many life lessons. On the road to improvement and success, volleyball players learn the importance of communication and the difference between good and bad communication. Volleyball has taught our players what it means to persevere in challenging situations and, above else, how to be a good teammate. In any professional or social setting, it is always important to be able to work well with others. Upon playing this sport, our members will be able to take with them ways to be successful in all their future endeavors.

Growth in the Community

Compared to popular places like Hawai’i or California, men’s volleyball strives to maintain growth and community support in other parts of the country like the Pacific Northwest. Expanding the accessibility of this sport on campus and throughout the greater Seattle area would not be attainable without support from our friends, families, the university, and the local community. As one of the premier men’s volleyball clubs in Seattle, our goal is to continue to grow and maintain a positive impact on the community.

Bump, Set, Hit!

We encourage all students at the University of Washington to come join our Men’s and Women’s Club Volleyball teams. Within the last few years, our men’s program has doubled in membership and we hope to continue to accommodate this growth by providing our members with competitive and accessible opportunities in the years to come!

The Team in Action

  Published on Tuesday, May. 31, 2016 at 07:23 AM (PST)

The 2016 volleyball season was a rollercoaster ride for our team. With many fresh faces, a few injuries and new coaching, our goal to compete in nationals was by no means guaranteed. However, through hard practices, continuous repetitions and a whole lot of stretching, our team was able to overcome the obstacle in our way. No more so was this proved than in the Washington State University tournament in Pullman.

The Pullman tournament was the weekend of February twentieth, and consisted of pool play on Saturday, and then single elimination on Sunday. Our team started off Saturday strong, dominating our pool, despite not having one of our middle blockers. We won all of our games in two sets, with meticulous defense and quick offense. Sunday, however, proved to be a harder day for us Huskies. After fighting two grueling games against Western Washington and Gonzaga A, we advanced to the semifinals against University of Idaho.

    As our team took the court to warm up after two hours off, and the fatigue was noticeable. Our passes were not as precise, nor our spikes as aggressive. We took to the court ready for a fight, knowing that University of Idaho was a team on paar with us. Within the first few minutes of the first set, it was clear that we were out gunned. We lost the first set quick, and heading into the second set U of Idaho was carrying major momentum. This was the make or break moment for our team.

    We got back on the court, heads still high and ready to focus on playing our game. As the set continued we matched them point for point, kill for kill. Never letting up. We won the second set 25-19 forcing a final set to 15. The third game was just as close to, with each team matching each other in pace. With the game tied at 11-11, we got on a serving streak and brought ourselves within a point of victory. U of Idaho served, our libero passed a great ball to the five foot line, our setter set a quick middle set, and our middle blocker buried the ball on U of Idaho's ten foot line clenching the win for UW.

    Though we would end up losing two close sets to OSU in the final, the victory over U of Idaho defined that tournament for us. For at the end of the day, despite a loss in the first set, our resilience and determination brought us back to get the win.

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