18 Gold

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Carmen Hernandez

Setter

#1

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Cienega High School

GPA: 3.6

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'6

Carmen has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 9 years of playing volleyball. Carmen brings great competitiveness and a high game IQ to the club. With a goal of playing in college Carmen is constantly working to get faster, jump higher, and on her vision/IQ as a setter. Besides volleyball you can catch Carmen reading, traveling, or listening to music!

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Jenna Timms

Setter/RS

#2

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Sahuaro High School

GPA: 3.75

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'6

Jenna has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 5 years of playing volleyball. Versatile as a player, Jenna is able to switch from playing as a right side to playing as a setter without hesitation With goals of playing in college, she is working to improve as a left handed setter in order to run her offense with clean hands and a high IQ. Jenna brings tenacity to the gym and is a true gamer. When she's not playing volleyball you can find Jenna searching for cowboys! 

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Julia  Esslinger

Setter/RS

#3

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Flowing Wells High School

GPA: 3.96

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'6

Julia has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 5 years of playing volleyball. As a teammate, Julia gives nothing but love and encouragement to others.  Constantly working on her footwork and hand speed as a setter, she is focused and determined during training sessions. When Julia's not playing volleyball you can find her getting down with her high school's jazz and marching bands!

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Alyssa Mack

Libero/DS

#4

Hometown: Tucson, AZ 

School: Flowing Wells High School

GPA: 3.8

Graduation Year: 2023

Height: 5'3

Alyssa has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 5 years of playing volleyball. As a member of her high school's varsity team as a freshman, Alyssa read defends at a super high level. Mentally, she is able to focus during training and applies those skills to her gameplay. When Alyssa is not playing volleyball she is either playing the piano or listening to music!

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Arianna  "Ari" Mack

OH/DS

#5

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Flowing Wells High School

GPA: 3.8

Graduation Year: 2021

Height: 5'5

Arianna has joined the AZ Summit VBC family after 5 years of playing volleyball. As her high school's offensive player of the year during her senior season, Ari brings competition and an offensive threat to our trainings. With goals to play after high school, Ari is constantly working to improve mentally and physically. If she's not playing volleyball you can find Ari searching for places to travel!

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Samantha "Sami" Valentine

RS/OH

#6

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Sabino High School

GPA: 3.5

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'7

Sami has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 3 years of playing volleyball. She is a versatile athlete with the skills and athleticism to play basketball and volleyball. Sami is constantly working to improve as a hitter and a blocker, while always being great teammate. When she's not playing volleyball, Sami is either playing other sports or playing video games!

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Noelle Lara

RS/OH

#7

Hometown: Tucson, AZ (Denver, CO)

School: Empire High School

GPA: 4.0

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'6

Noelle has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 4 years of playing volleyball. With her skill set, Noelle is able to provide the team with efficient play. With a role of being able to jump in and play whatever position, Noelle brings focus, competitiveness, and athleticism to our trainings. When she's not playing volleyball, Noelle can be found painting, horseback riding, or taking pictures!

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Graciela  "G" Escobar

OH

#8

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: University High School

GPA: 4.2

Graduation Year: 2023

Height: 5'7

Graciela has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 8 years of playing volleyball. A true competitor, G is a real threat offensively on either pin and from the backrow. Constantly working to improve her volleyball IQ and reading as a defender, Graciela leads by example through her work ethic and on court play. When G isn't playing volleyball you can find her reading, writing, baking, playing word games, or even playing beach volleyball!

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Tammy Tran

MB/RS

#9

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Sabino High School

GPA: 3.8

Graduation Year: 2021

Height: 5'10

Tammy joins our AZ Summit VBC family after 7 years of playing volleyball. As the team captain of her high school's varsity team, Tammy brings the energy to the gym day in and day out. She is positive and encouraging to all of her teammates, which sets the tone for the team. With goals to play in college, Tammy is constantly working as hard as she can. When she's not playing volleyball, Tammy's go to is any kind of art!

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Kenzie Johnson

MB

#10

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Andrada Polytechnic High School

GPA: 3.8

Graduation Year: 2021

Height: 5'7

Kenzie has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 6 years of playing volleyball. Kenzie is very coachable, when she is shown or told a skill, she works her hardest to learn it and apply it. She is always working with her teammates with the goal to grow together. When she's not playing volleyball, you can find Kenzie looking for ways to get involved in criminal justice reform!

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Savannah Short

MB

#11

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Empire High School

GPA: 

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'6

Savannah has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 4 years of playing volleyball. As a very athletic and springy player, Savannah provides the team with quickness and big net presence despite her height. She is constantly working to improve her hands when pressing to block and communicate with her teammates better. When she is not playing volleyball, you can find Savannah spending time with her family!

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Bella Giampa

Libero/DS

#12

Hometown: Tucson, AZ 

School: Canyon Del Oro

GPA: 

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'2

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Jasmine Ortega

MB/RS

#13

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

School: Desert View High School

GPA: 3.0

Graduation Year: 2021

Height: 5'6

Jasmine has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 6 years of playing volleyball. As a teammate she is extremely positive and encouraging of others. Jasmine also brings a great focus to improve everyday she is in the gym. When she is not playing volleyball, you can find Jasmine spending time with her family and friends!

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Angelita  "Cat" Mendibles

OH/RS

#14

Hometown: Oracle, AZ

School: Canyon Del Oro

GPA: 3.8

Graduation Year: 2022

Height: 5'7

Angelita "Cat" Mendibles has joined our AZ Summit VBC family after 5 years of playing volleyball. Cat is a presence on the court as a passer, hitter and server. With positivity and constant reassurance for her teammates, Cat is able to help those around her improve. When she is not playing volleyball, Cat is working on her photography skills with aspirations to go to school for photography and digital design.