June 29, 2009. By Jason Frakes. “Eight months after winning a state title, Madison Hardy can add “national champion” to her resume. Led by Hardy, the Louisville-based Asics Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy (KIVA) Red team beat Illinois’ First Alliance Silver 25-17, 25-16, 21-25, 25-14 in Monday’s 17 Open final of the Junior Volleyball Directors Association Championships at Freedom Hall. . . . Deja McClendon, who joined Hardy and Potts on the all-tournament team, said hard work was the key in finally winning the title.” More from courier-journal.com.