We have finally managed to read the 2016-2017 volleyball rules for NCAA Women, and we need to clarify one of their statements.
In the Points of Emphasis, the 2016-2017 rules book says,
2. “Computerized Scorekeeping: Some of the computerized scoring processes require rosters to be entered before the match begins. Adding a player’s number to the roster after play begins is time consuming and cumbersome…”
Luckily the authors are not referring to VolleyWrite in this statement. Since NCAA Women’s rosters are not monitored in the same manner as those for USAV, FIVB and NFHS, there is no penalty for adding a player. When you click on/touch an Add Player button conveniently located beneath a team bench (when scoring an NCAA Women’s match), you simply have to enter the number you need, and VolleyWrite adds it to the roster and bench. It literally only takes a couple seconds – we promise!
(We do agree wholeheartedly with their recommendation to have a paper backup until your scorer is proficient. It just makes sense…)