SoCal Rising Tide (M)

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LOCATION

Irvine, CA

DIVISION

West Division

TIER

Tier 1

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2024 Team Roster

Team History

Joined VLA: 2020 (Founding Five member)

Joined Tier 1: 2020

2024 season:

Regular Season Record: 4-5, 14 points

January 20-21, 2024 - West Division Cup - 3-2, T-3rd place finish

W 3-0 vs Tall Ones

L 1-3 vs Team IX

W 3-0 vs Valor

W 3-1 vs Kingsmen

L 2-3 vs Dawgs

MB Kyler Presho named to All-Tournament Team

February 17-18, 2024 - Phoenix, AZ regular season event - 1-3

W 3-0 vs Ascension

L 1-3 vs Dawgs

L 1-3 vs Dawgs

L 2-3 vs Ascension

May 17-19, 2024 - 2024 VLA Cup

May 25-26, 2024 - Long Beach, CA regular season event

2023 season:

Regular Season Record: 9-8

West Division Finish: 1st

MB Kris Johnson named First Team All-VLA

OH Jon Predney named Second Team All-VLA

February 4-5, 2023 - West Division Cup - 5-0, Tournament Champions

W 3-0 vs Riptide

W 3-1 vs Valor

W 3-2 vs Imi Ola

W 3-0 vs Valor

W 3-0 vs Team NV

MB Hunter Howell named Tournament MVP

OH Joel Schneidmiller, OH Austin Matautia named to All-Tournament Team

February 18-19, 2023 - Phoenix, AZ regular season event - 2-2

L 2-3 vs Ascension

W 3-0 vs Brigade

L 2-3 vs Ascension

W 3-0 vs Brigade

May 12-14, 2023 - 2023 VLA Cup - 1-3, T-13th place finish

L 1-3 vs Pineapple

L 0-3 vs Imi Ola

L 1-3 vs Dive

W 3-2 vs Unicorns

May 27-28, 2023 - Long Beach, CA regular season event - 1-3

W 3-0 vs Wave

L 2-3 vs Ascension

L 2-3 vs Ascension

L 2-3 vs Wave

July 2-3, 2023 - 2023 VLA Championship - 1-2, 3rd place finish

W 3-0 vs Bounce

L 0-3 vs Team LVC

L 2-3 vs Bounce

2022 season:

Regular Season Record: 9-8

West Division Finish: 1st

S Chris Cons, OH Jon Predney named Second Team All-VLA

January 29-30, 2022 - West Division Cup - 4-1, 2nd place finish

W 3-0 vs Tall Ones

W 3-0 vs Imi Ola

W 3-0 vs Brigade

W 3-1 vs SportConX

L 1-3 vs Rukkus

OH Jon Predney, OPP Davis Cannon, MB Kris Johnson named to All-Tournament Team

February 18-19, 2022 - Phoenix, AZ regular season event - 0-4

L 0-3 vs Ascension

L 0-3 vs SportConX

L 1-3 vs Ascension

L 1-3 vs SportConX

May 13-15, 2022 - 2022 VLA Cup - 2-2, T-9th place finish

W 3-1 vs Team ECV

L 1-3 vs Icemen

W 3-0 vs 630 Slunkers

L 1-3 vs Force

May 28-29, 2022 - Long Beach, CA regular season event - 3-1

W 3-0 vs Ascension

W 3-0 vs SportConX

L 2-3 vs SportConX

W 3-1 vs Ascension

July 16-17, 2022 - 2022 VLA Championship - 2-2, 5th place finish

W 3-1 vs Bounce

L 0-3 vs Icemen

L 2-3 vs Pineapple

W 3-1 vs Ascension

2021 season:

Regular Season Record: 3-2

S Chris Cons, OH Aaron Koubi, OPP Raymond Barsemian named First Team All-VLA

May 14-16, 2021 - 2021 VLA Cup - 3-2, 2nd place finish

W 3-1 vs SportConX

L 1-3 vs Team LVC

W 3-1 vs Legion Black

W 3-1 vs SportConX

L 0-3 vs Rukkus

OH Aaron Koubi, OPP Raymond Barsemian, MB Kris Johnson named to All-Tournament Team

June 22-24, 2021 - 2021 VLA Championship - 3-2, 2nd place finish

W 3-0 vs Pineapple

L 2-3 vs Icemen

W 3-1 vs Team LVC

W 3-2 vs Ascension

L 1-3 vs Icemen

2020 season:

Did not participate (COVID-19)

FULL ROSTER
Sam Jones
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Libero (L)
5'8"
Manhattan Beach, CA
2
Jeff Sakaida
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Outside Hitter (OH)
6'2"
Oak Park, CA
7
Brandon Greenway
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Outside Hitter (OH)
6'4"
Baltimore, Maryland
9
Jordan Moses
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Opposite (OPP)
6'4"
Newbury Park, CA
10
Thomas Nelson
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Outside Hitter (OH)
6'2"
San Ramon, CA
12
Sean Schmutz
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Middle Blocker (MB)
6'5"
Thousand Oaks, CA
14
Joe Kauliakamoa
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Setter (S)
6'5"
Las Vegas, NV
15
Xander Thesz
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Middle Blocker (MB)
6'6"
Phoenix, AZ
20
Dylan Haskell
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Middle Blocker (MB)
6'7"
Oxnard, CA
21
Rising Tide ST Test
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