Ipswich VC hosted another successful MaVIS volleyball tournament with over 90 Suffolk volleyball players attending Northgate Sports Centre on Sunday 29th October.
The morning saw Div1 teams play each other and so far in Lakenheath haven’t dropped a set throughout the whole tournament. Ipswich 1 put up the best fight against them leading through most of the game. The final score of that game 21 – 17 made sure Lakenheaths unbeaten run continued.
Diss also put in a good performance going the morning unbeaten, but picking up second place to Lakenheath on points difference.
Div1 Standings for 29/10/17
- Ipswich 1
- Stowmarket 2
- Ipswich 2
- Ipswich Ravens
For the overall season standings for Div1 please follow the link
League leaders Lakenheath attacking against Ipswich Ravens. Ashton with the block
The afternoon saw teams compete in Div2. Diss’ Dissasters and Stowmarket Stingers winning all of their pool matches to compete in the final against each other. Ipswich Ravens 2 and Suffolk Uni finished second in their pools to compete for 3rd and 4th place.
The playoff matches saw some great volleyball from Suffolk Uni who took the game easily 25 – 12 to finish in 3rd place. The final saw the closest game of the afternoon with Dissasters missing out on the win against Stingers 21 – 25
Div2 Standings for 29/10/17
- Suffolk Uni
- Ipswich Ravens 2
- Fill Suffolk Smashers
- Bury Bobcats Jr
- Stow Aces
For the overall season standings for Div2 follow the link
Scott from Div2 winners Stow Stingers spiking against Dissasters.
The 2017/18 Eastern Region volleyball series begins this weekend on Sunday 8th October. The Ipswich ladies will be hoping to come home with gold and silver placings, as the club has two ladies teams entered into this months tournament. With the Ipswich Men’s team also entered a total of 18 players will be making the journey early on Sunday morning, this is certainly a recent club record. Keep an eye out for results from the tournament and hopefully plenty of photos.
Ipswich Volleyball Club hosted the first of 8 indoor volleyball tournaments today at Northgate Sports Centre. The event saw 13 teams (around 80 players) from all over Suffolk attend to compete against each other.
Divisions 1 winners Lakenheath managed to complete the day without a loss and came overall first in the tournament followed by Diss in second place and Ipswich 1 in third place.
Division 2 saw Stow Stingers take first place on points difference to Stow Aces and Dissasters. The Stow Stingers team had several players making their volleyball tournament debut for the club which will make the win even more sweeter for the successful Stingers team.
All current overall standings can be found here and if you would like to enter a team or join a club please email Michelle.
Nenen Ubasa winning points for Stow Aces with strong attacks through the outside
Ravens Jr’s in action against the SCC Seagulls
Ipswich players (Cat, Michelle, Lukas & Kev) entered into the Norwich Spikers mixed 2017 volleyball tournament. After 5 wins and 1 loss they managed to win the tournament on points scored with more than a 40 point difference to the closest team.
The team started strong with some great volleyball in the morning, winning every game comfortably. The afternoon saw some tougher opposition and Ipswich lost one game by only 1 point.
Thank you to Norwich Spikers for hosting the friendly outdoor tournament. Ipswich are super happy to have picked up gold for men’s and mixed.
Ipswich men’s players (Chris, Andreas, Lukas & Kev) enjoyed back to back wins at the Norwich Spikers outdoor volleyball tournament.
What started as a sunny day but with strong winds to play against ended with rain. With Ipswich as the only team to have not lost a match they were crowned winners of the tournament.
The 2017 Suffolk open dates have been announced and the tournament is filling up fast.
Click here for the event page with all the details you’ll need.
Ipswich men played Norwich Spikers for their last NVL game of the season. A 3 – 0 loss means that the local rivals were the only team in the league the men failed to beat throughout the season. The loss puts Ipswich 5th in the league with Newmarket finishing in 4th. Norwich have a good chance of promotion finishing in the play off position, 2nd. Cambridge VC win division 3 for automatic promotion into division 2.
Ipswich men played a total of 14 games in the 2016/17 season and recorded a very respectable 7 win and 7 losses.