Sunday, December 10, 2006

Volleyball Season Wrap Up

Coaches Scott Celli and Steve Wall, along with the Volleyball Boosters hosted the annual Breakup dinner last Wednesday at Anthony's of Malden.
The event celebrated the terrific season of the Lady Raiders, culminating in their fourth consecutive appearance in Andover at the Division II North championship. In addition to a terrific buffet dinner, the coaches presented a variety of awards and certificates, including varsity letters, bars for repeating varsity players, and captaincy stars for Rachel Towle and Laura Dillon. Players also received All-Star certificates (Rachel, Laura, and Gina Ciccone), and participation certificates for playing in the Division II North championship.
Later the teams previewed a video of photographs from the 2006 season, and also received copies of the DVD and seniors also received a highlight book prepared by Lydia Ciccone.

Each senior received a photographic collage of team memories.

Rachel Towle took home the MVP award from Coach Celli. Setter Taylor Pearson is preparing for basketball season now. Libero Laura Dillon captured the coveted 'Top Defender' Award.
Captains for the 2007 season will include Leslie Hirschfeld, Lauren Howe, and Gina Ciccone, Melrose's 'Swiss Army Knife' of volleyball. Outgoing captains Laura and Rachel show their approval.
Congratulations to this fine group of young ladies who once again made Melrose proud.

Monday, December 04, 2006

Breakup Dinner Coming

The Melrose Lady Raiders 2006 edition volleyball team celebrates another successful season Wednesday with its annual breakup dinner.

Highlights are expected to include a terrific dinner, awards ceremony, and the Captaincy naming for 2006.

Why are these girls smiling? Captains Laura Dillon (left) and Rachel Towle are obviously anticipating the annual breakup dinner.