To check high school girls' volleyball rankings as of 2016, visit MaxPreps.com. Place the cursor over Volleyball, and on the drop-down menu that appears, click on Rankings. To review the rankings for women's volleyball at the college level, check NCAA.com.
The international volleyball federation named Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly the greatest men's volleyball player in the world in 1986, and he still holds that title. His successes came in both beach and indoor volleyball because he was able to master both versions of the game.
The game of volleyball is played with two teams, each composed of six players. Members of each team attempt to score by landing a ball over a dividing net onto the opponent team's court, according to the University of Texas at El Paso Recreational Sports Department volleyball rules.
While rookie professional volleyball players can take home around $8,000 per season, many of the top volleyball players in the world make more than $100,000 per year. These players earn their money through training and performing well in games as well as through sponsorships and public appearances.
Some notable women's volleyball players are Kerri Walsh Jennings, Misty May-Treanor, Holly McPeak and Gabrielle Reece. Other notable female players are Francesca Piccinini, Jaqueline Carvalho and Destinee Hooker.
As of 2014, the shortest NCAA Division I women's volleyball player to compete was Gina Guide of Northern Illinois University, who stands 4 feet 10 inches tall. She played for the Huskies from 2003 to 2006 and set school records for number of career digs and digs in one match.
High school volleyball tournament rules begin with the construction of a 30-foot wide and 60-foot long court with a two-inch line surrounding it that serves as the out-of-bounds marker. Six players are allowed on each side of the net during play. Teams are permitted to touch the ball three times whe
High school volleyball is played on a court that measures 60 feet x 30 feet. The net itself is 39 inches in height and 32 feet long.
Tom Brady, Adrian Peterson and Julio Jones are top-ranked offensive players in the National Football League as of 2015. D'Qwell Jackson, Khalil Mack and Reggie Nelson are top-ranked defensive players in the NFL.
The regulation net height for girls' high school and women's competitive volleyball is 7 feet, 4 1/8 inches. This measurement is taken from the center of the net.