Successful Bermuda Open in both genders
BERMUDA, May 6, 2019 - The Bermuda Volleyball Association hosted
the 2019 Bermuda Open at Warwick Academy featuring 6 women’s
teams and 4 men’s teams at Warwick Academy.
This event is a showcase for indoor volleyball in Bermuda,
highlighting visiting teams and gives all of Bermuda’s teams
valuable match experience.
In the Women’s Division, the Gold Medal match saw visiting Mt.
Allison University face off against Bermuda’s Senior Women’s A
Team, Island Spice. The match was competitive, with Mt. Allison
clinching the Gold Medal in 2 sets.
The Bronze Medal was contested between the Bermuda Masters
(National Alumni Team) and the Bermuda Junior Girls National
Team, with the Masters coming out on top in 2 straight sets.
The Consolation winners were Island Time, the Senior Women’s B
Team, who saw off Paradise Hitters, a Bermuda Junior Club Team.
The Men’s Division Gold Medal went to Big Wave Riders, the
Bermuda National Alumni Team who defeated the Men’s National
Senior Team, Ace Boys, in 3 sets. The Bronze Medal match
featured Team American Balls from Baltimore and Bermuda’s Junior
National Team, with the Baltimore team picking up the medal.
The Tournament also recognized various All-Stars in both the
Women’s & Men’s Divisions. The winners were as follows:
Women’s All Stars:
Most Valuable Player – Rachel McDougall, Mt. Allison University
Best Setter – Heather Rourke, Bermuda Masters
Best Hitter – Meg Calhoun, Island Spice
Best Server – Sophie Landry, Mt. Alllison University
Best Libero – Elisabeth Rae, Bermuda Masters
Best Blocker – Lisa LeBlanc, Bermuda Masters
Men’s All Stars:
Most Valuable Player – Eron Woods, Ace Boyz
Best Setter – Brandon Sousa, Ace Boyz
Best Hitter – Daniel Fiddick, Big Wave Riders
Best Server – Mike Gazzard, Big Wave Riders
Best Libero – Tiago Ferriera, Ace Boyz
Best Blocker – Ben Steranka, Team American Balls