TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced their seventh annual AVCA Junior Beach All-American Team on Wednesday, placing freshman Raelyn White on the first team.
White is a part of head coach Brooke Niles’ second-ranked recruiting class in 2020 according to VolleyballMag.com.
Along with her First Team High School All-American honors, White was the number one ranked player in the 2020 p1440 18u rankings and the No. 1 ranked player in the 2018 USAV 16u rankings. White was also a member of VolleyballMag.com’s first beach girls Fab 30 along with fellow Seminoles Caitlin Godwin and Caitlin Moon.
White has a plethora of experience at the highest level on the junior circuit, earning second place in the 2019 AVP First National Championship with fellow freshman Caitlin Moon, and the 2020 AAU Junior Olympics with incoming freshman Arianna Bergner. White also earned third place at the 2019 USAV National Championship with Moon and third place at the 2018 USAV National Championship with current Seminole Erin Murphy.
The High School Girls Beach All-America Committee is comprised of Jeff Smith (chairperson; 692 Beach – West Coast), Wayne Grant (Great American Volleyball – East Coast), Steve Bishop (USA Volleyball Florida Region – East Coast), Andrew Bennett (Tamarack Beach Volleyball Club – West Coast), Ryan Mariano (RPM Sand – West Coast), Bryan Jones (Southern Sand Select – Southeast), Marlee Rice (AAU – West Coast), Colleen Craig (Rally Volleyball – West Coast).
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2020 AVCA High School Beach First-Team All-America
Player / High School, Club / City, State / College
Peri Brennan/Laguna Beach, Laguna-Santa Monica BVC/Laguna Beach, CA/UCLA
Angel Ferary/Mount Paran Christian, S3 Volleyball/Marietta, GA/Georgia State
Bella Ferary/Mount Paran Christian, S3 Volleyball/Marietta, GA/Georgia State
Maya Harvey/Redondo Union, Elite Beach Volleyball/Hermosa Beach, CA/Stanford
Megan Kraft/WAVE Beach Volleyball/Del Mar, CA/USC
Delaynie Maple/WAVE Beach Volleyball/Del Mar, CA/USC
Piper Naess/Laguna Beach HS, Tamarack Beach Volleyball/Laguna, CA/Cal Poly
Raelyn White/Bevolley Academy/St. Petersburg, FL/Florida State