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Posted On: 07/2/21 7:36 AM

In the 2020 club season, Legacy 15-1 ADIDAS won every tournament it took part in, but never had a chance to compete for a national championship due to the pandemic.

This past week, that same group finally got a chance to contend for a national title, and won it in impressive fashion.

Legacy 16-1 ADIDAS took home the 16 Open national title at the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships in Orlando, going 11-0 for the event.

“Playing through the pressure of being undefeated in our shortened 15’s season was definitely a mental struggle for us in the beginning of the season,” Legacy 16-1 ADIDAS assistant coach Jennifer Cottrill said. “We played very heavy and were always playing ahead of ourselves. Throughout the season, our players have gradually embraced the privilege of having pressure and how to mentally stay focused on our process while not getting too far ahead of themselves. It’s not an easy thing for 15- and 16-year-old athletes to do. To watch them in the national championship game handle the pressure effortlessly was unbelievably impressive. We are so proud of their maturity, composure and their love for their teammates.”

Legacy dominated the first three days, going 8-0 without dropping

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