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Gabby Smith Going East To Be A Wildcat

Gabby Smith Going East To Be A Wildcat

Sometimes, the path to finding the perfect school and fit takes some time. A player can go through a lot of frustration and stress trying to find that place that not only wants them, but where they want to be. However, once everything falls into place, it seems like the easiest decision possible. When you love the campus, the program,…

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Molly Roeder Battles Her Way To Becoming A Colonel

Molly Roeder Battles Her Way To Becoming A Colonel

Did you know that roughly only 1.1% of all female high school volleyball players go on to play division 1 college volleyball? They have to fight through things like positional competition, coaching challenges, a heavy school workload, having a job, and high amounts of modern societal pressure just to give themselves an opportunity. Even then, sometimes it’s not enough. Watching…

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Jamie Brown Sprouts Into A Sycamore

Jamie Brown Sprouts Into A Sycamore

Playing volleyball requires a ton of time, a ton of commitment, and a lot of personal and physical growth, especially if a player is going to commit to playing for four more years after high school. Sometimes it takes time for an athlete to realize their potential, understand their capabilities, and take advantage of great opportunities to achieve something that…

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Shively Signs With Sycamores

Shively Signs With Sycamores

Making the decision on where to spend the next four years of your life in college, especially during such an influential time, is rarely and easy one! You have to spend a lot of thought to make sure it’s not just the best decision, but that it’s the right one. Mya Shively did exactly that, narrowing down her selections until…

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Hartley Commits To Being A Colonel

Hartley Commits To Being A Colonel

The path to college volleyball is different for every single player. Each high school experience is different, all club volleyball experiences vary, and every single external stimulus can change the direction, perception, and mindset of the individual player. For Adria Hartley, her dream of college volleyball really didn’t begin until the 2019 club volleyball season, but it has materialized into…

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Cowgur Claws Her Way To Birmingham-Southern

Cowgur Claws Her Way To Birmingham-Southern

We’ve all heard the phrase before; “there’s no place like home.” Whether or not you have ruby slippers, that feeling of home can be extremely important when thinking about your next big step. When selecting a college volleyball program, that might mean being close to home so your family and friends and more easily come watch. It could also mean…

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Michaela Eells Thunders Her Way To Trine

Michaela Eells Thunders Her Way To Trine

No two paths to playing college volleyball are the same. There are many variables that come in to play, including injury, that may divert a player from their ultimate goal. That is why it is even more rewarding to see Michaela Eells achieve her dreams and commit to playing at Trine University. Congratulations Michaela! Michaela made her college decision based…

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Julia Patras Continuing Her Career at DePauw

Julia Patras Continuing Her Career at DePauw

For every player who wants to go play college volleyball, different things are important. Thinking through all of the different options and then finding the perfect school to match can be a burden, which is why we are always so excited when our athletes find their match! Congratulations to Jula Patras on your commitment to continuing your volleyball career at…

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Volleymob Podcast 14: Multi Sport Athletes

Volleymob Podcast 14: Multi Sport Athletes

In the latest podcast from Volleymob, Elite 17.1 head coach Nate Torvik shares his opinions and insights on multisport athletes! We love our multisport athletes and support their desire to play every sport they love, as well as joining clubs and organizations at their schools and in their community. Take a listen!

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7 Ways To Crush It During Tryouts

7 Ways To Crush It During Tryouts

This time of year for club volleyball players is often full of stress and anxiety. Where should I play club? Should I play on that 2s or 3s team? How do I feel about these players? What about my college recruitment? Do I like that coach? The list of questions can go on and on and become overwhelming. However, let’s…

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Abbey Richman Joins Wofford Terriers’ Pack

Abbey Richman Joins Wofford Terriers’ Pack

In the environment in which club volleyball exists now, it is not often that you get players who stick with one club their entire club volleyball careers. Fortunately at Team Indiana, we frequently have these players and are always very excited when we can make these players’ dreams come through and help them find their college home. Abbey Richman has…

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