Will Rottman completes a Summer Slam in beach volleyball

Will Rottman, left, and Mason Briggs, won the CBVA Cal Cup U14 title.

Will Rottman, left, and Mason Briggs, won the CBVA Cal Cup U14 title in Manhattan Beach. It was his fourth tournament title in two weeks.

Will Rottman made a name for himself on the beach volleyball court this summer.

The Santa Barbara High freshman capped his vacation with the 14-under title at the California Beach Volleyball Association Cal Cup in Manhattan Beach. He and partner Mason Briggs of Valencia, defeated Cole Gillis and Keagan Benson of Manhattan Beach in the final. Rottman-Briggs had lost to them during pool play.

Rottman and Keara Rutz captured their division at the AAU Mixed Nationals.

Rottman and Keara Rutz captured their division at the AAU Mixed Nationals.

The Cal Cup completed a Summer Slam for Rottman, as he won four tournament championships over two weeks. He won the AVP First Junior event and AAU Junior National 14s title with Briggs, and captured the AAU Mixed National Championship with Santa Barbara-Providence freshman Keara Rutz.

Rottman’s run of victories followed 10 days of training at the USA Volleyball High Performance indoor camp in Iowa. He was one of 12 14 year old boys from around the country to be picked for a USA Select team in the Intermediate Youth Division. His team finished sixth in the competition. Prior to that, he played with his Santa Barbara Coast Volleyball Academy club team at the Junior Olympics in Columbus, Ohio, where it finished in ninth place.

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