Archive for April, 2010

Come out and support Cards Men’s Volleyball in Playoffs

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

My ex-coach has ask me to recruit support as Stanford begins playoffs for next few weeks. Be sure to represent Eclipse in the crowds. See you there!

The Stanford men’s volleyball team looks to continue its regular-season success as it hosts No. 8 seed UC-Irvine (15-14, 10-12 MPSF) in the first round of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Tournament on Saturday night.
The Cardinal, who will enjoy home-court advantage throughout the playoffs, enters postseason play as the No. 1 seed in the tournament and the No. 1 team in the country after going 19-6 overall this season with a 16-6 conference record.

Newest Eclipsoid

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

As many have heard through the grapevine, director Dan is proud to welcome newest member of the Eclipse family. His baby boy Zachary Zhang was born on Apr. 12th, at 6 pounds and 9 ounces, 20 inches tall. He is thankful for all the congrats and has new found appreciation of all parents. He’ll look to get Zach started early on his setting hands.

Coaching Corner: Middle Blocker quick attack

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Coaching Corner is meant to give some quick tips or reference to specific fundamental skills for all positions.

First episode talks about how to hit a “quick” or 1 ball. It is not limited to MBs and contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be tall to do it, although it certainly helps. There’s 3 keys to doing it well, timing, timing and timing! In order to be on time, footwork is huge as are for all things in volleyball. Here’s some tips:

Newsletter VI: Area League #3 and NonLeague #7

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Hello, Ellipsoids,
Just want to comment on the great run all the teams has made recently. All teams have show steady improvement. We are confident that will continue to grow with the support of all of the parents and leadership of the coaches.
Please also enjoy the period of break from competition in April to and recharge for the end of the season as team gears up to finish atop the region once again. Go Eclipse!

Area League #3 – 3/27/2010 record
Pool Pool 1 Shoreline W 2-0 25-12, 25-17
Pool 2 Burlingame Sports Center Navy W 2-0 25-17, 26-24
Top Bracket Semifinal Palo Alto W 2-1 25-20, 23-25, 15-11
Final SF Tremors Cheetahs W 2-0 25-9, 27-25 1st 30-8