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NEW!  UPDATED! 2017 Navarro Bulldogs Volleyball Schedule    (Printable pdf September 15, 2017)
NEW!  UPDATED! 2017 Navarro Bulldogs Volleyball Roster     (Printable pdf October 12, 2017)

2017:  A New Era Begins!

Ronda Shirley - 2017 NCVB

Ronda Shirley

NJCAA Coaches Association Hall of Famer Ronda Shirley, who amassed 520 career wins in 18 seasons at Hutchinson CC, Ks., and Tyler JC, was hired as Navarro’s new volleyball coach in December, 2016. She coached teams to the NJCAA Tournament eight times within an 11-year span (2004-2014), including a national runner-up finish in 2013.  Among her players, she’s coached 47 All-Conference, 36 All-Region, 14 All-American, 6 conference Freshman of the Year, 4 Conference MVPs and 9 Academic All-Americans during a decorated career that includes eight NJCAA District Coach of the Year awards.  Shirley coached the last two seasons at Tyler Robert E. Lee High School.  Her 2016 team went 27-16, earned a spot in the 6A playoffs and showed an 11-match win improvement from 2015. The Earling, Iowa native compiled a 143-46 record in five seasons at Tyler Junior College, including a final three-year mark of 102-18. Those three years were punctuated by consecutive 30-plus win seasons, successive undefeated conference championships, 2 NJCAA Tournament appearances and one national runner-up finish.

 

2017 NC Volleyball Team (2)

Coach Ronda Shirley’s 2017 Navarro Bulldogs volleyball team features 12 freshmen and six sophomores, including three returning sophomores.

 

 

2017 NC Volleyball Sophomores (2)

Sophomores competing for Navarro are (Left to Right): Carolina Barbosa, Biatriz Berti, Alice Bermudez, Ivona Vojvodic, Larissa Perez, and Paola Lopez-Sanabria.

 

NC 2017 Volleyball Freshmen (2)

Freshmen members of the Navarro volleyball squad are (Back Row, Left to Right): Viktoria Velika, Mackenzie Arick, Destiny Henderson, Kinsey Duncan, Alexis Wiley, Gabrielle Wells; (Front Row, Left to Right): Hannah Brink, Shelby Heitkamp, Hayley Daniel, Taylor Hale, Hannah Barosh and Zion Davis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 NC Returning Sophomores 3 (3)

Navarro’s returning sophomores include (Left to Right): Carolina Barbosa, Alice Bermudez and Paola Lopez-Sanabria.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Block Party by Destiny Henderson (11) and Carolina Barbosa (8) denies NCTC

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Shelby Heitkamp (2) keeps the volley alive as libero Alice Bermudez (1) watches the play develop.

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Hannah Barosh (7) hits over defenders’ outstretched arms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATHLETE FORMS

NEW!    Medical Packet Instructions   (Printable pdf  August 18, 2017)

 

   

 

 

NJCAA 1st-team All-American Barbosa is a 1st for volleyball

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Col. — Navarro sophomore middle blocker Carolina Barbosa not only became the school’s first All-American volleyball player, but also a first-team All-American selection Thursday by the NJCAA. The Brazilian led first-year coach Ronda Shirley’s Region XIV Tournament Semifinalist ...

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Barbosa named Zone’s POY; Berti, Bermudez 1st teamers

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By MIKE MONTFORT   — Carolina Barbosa was selected as Region XIV North Zone Volleyball Player of the Year and two other sophomores vital to the success of the 27-12 semifinalists joined her on the first team when post-season honors ...

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Volleyball’s season cut short in semifinals by San Jac

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By MIKE PHILLIPS / Corsicana Sun CARTHAGE — Navarro’s incredible volleyball season ended Sunday in a loss to San Jacinto in the Region XIV Tournament at Panola. The Bulldogs (27-12) had fought their way back in the double-elimination tournament to ...

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Next journey begins: Volleyball home for 2 zone matches

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By MIKE PHILLIPS / Corsicana Sun  — Somewhere between all the laughing and singing and dancing (yes, dancing) on the bus Navarro’s volleyball team grew even closer. And better. That’s what 17 road games in a row will do to ...

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No. 15 volleyball team takes more momentum from Blinn

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BRENHAM — On the road again. The Journey continues for coach Ronda Shirley’s 15th-ranked Navarro volleyball team.  After a 4-0 weekend championship here at the Blinn Invitational, the Bulldogs packed up their hardware, their 5-0 week, plus a six-match winning ...

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