Most consecutive volleyball passes: world record set by The Lady Patriots
STANFORD, KY, USA -- The Lincoln County High School volleyball team combined its competitive spirit with its passion for volleyball to help set a new World Record for most consecutive volleyball passes; the Lady Patriots far surpassed the old Guinness record, setting a new benchmark of 1,027 consecutive volleyball passes, according to the World Record Academy.
Photo: THE LADY PATRIOT volleyball team gathers for a brief celebration huddle after setting a new world record for most consecutive volleyball passes. Photo: Nancy Leedy (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records world record for the most consecutive volleyball passes is 127 and was achieved by D.S.V.V. "Punch" (Netherlands) in Delft, Netherlands, on 2 October 2015.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most people controlling volleyballs; it is 299 and was achieved by the people of Taiwan, at YungShin Sports Park, in Taichung County, Taiwan, on 2 October 2008. The participants controlled the ball for at least 10 seconds.
The Lady Patriots far surpassed the old record, setting a new benchmark of 1,027 consecutive volleyball passes, The Interior Journal reports.
The new record of successful passes beats the previous record which was set by D.S.V.V. "Punch" in Delft, Netherlands, on Oct. 2, 2015.
"They crushed it," LCHS assistant coach Kallie Bailey stated. "They passed the ball for 23 minutes straight. I had no idea they could pass it that long. I was hoping to get 500 passes."
The world record attempt took place indoors on the LCHS volleyball court.