The Hoosier Exterminators, the Hoosier Region Volleyball entry into the newly formed Premiere Volleyball League (PVL) begins play on Saturday, May 26th at the USA Volleyball Open Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah. Twelve regions of USA Volleyball will field teams in the event bringing together the best adult women’s players in the United States to compete for a national championship. The Hoosier Exterminators are seeded #1 in the event with a team roster consisting of many ex- All American collegiate players as well as current overseas professional players:

Jersey # Name City, State College

1 Ashley Mass Chicago, IL Iowa State
2 Lauren Van Orden Los Angeles, CA UCLA
3 Kaylee Manns Topeka, KS Iowa State
4 Emily Brown Baldwin City, KS Kansas
5 Kelly Murphy Wilmington, IL Florida
6 Jordana Price Mountain Home, ID Florida State
7 Arielle Wilson Broadview, IL Penn State
8 Sabel Moffett Temecula, CA Northwestern
9 Rachael Adams Austin, TX Texas
10 Kyndra Abron Livonia, MI Michigan State
11 Rese McNatt Stallion Springs, AZ Missouri State
14 Kanani Danielson Ewa Beach, HI Hawaii
Head Coach Steve Warren Barrington, IL
Asst Coach Don Cohen Norfolk, MA
Asst Coach Sam Shweisky West Windsor, NJ
Asst Coach Mike Vajo Flemington, NJ

The PVL tourney format will consist of two six team pools with the top four from each pool advancing to the bracket round. The PVL Championship match is slated for Tuesday, May 29th. You can take a closer look at the entire tournament including the event schedule and results by visiting the Advanced Event Systems website at Scores will be posted as matches complete and all match times and court assignments are available there now. Scroll to the bottom of the home page under the “Participate” heading and then “Schedules” to get to the link for the event.

The 2012  USA Volleyball Open Championship will bring together more than four hundred teams and determine winners in over twenty-five divisions at the event. Earlier in the week Tom Pingel, USA Volleyball Events Director announced that the sites for the next two adult championships have been finalized as Louisville, Kentucky in 2013 and Phoenix, Arizona in 2014.