Canada will only send a girls’ team to the tournament: the pair of Erika Vermette/Dana Roskic, who finished 5th at the 2018 U18 FIVB Beach Championships.
Hungary has the third most daily bike users of any nation in the European Union, after the Netherlands and Denmark. It is also the EU country that least relies on cars for transport.
The Big 12 Conference handed out its first awards of the league season on Monday, tabbing Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley as Offensive Player of the Week, Kansas’ Zoe Hill as Defensive Player of the Week and Texas Tech’s Brooke Kanas as Rookie of the Week.
Conference USA wrapped up its first week of volleyball conference play on Monday, handing out weekly awards to a pair of Indiana-based Lady Toppers and two juniors hailing from outside the United States.
Eastern Kentucky’s Cassie Knutson, Austin Peay’s Ginny Gerig, Morehead State’s Chandler Clark and Tennessee State’s JoJo Kruize were honored by the Ohio Valley Conference for their Week 5 efforts.
Montana’s Mykaela Hammer, Northern Arizona’s Kaylie Jorgenson and Montana State’s Allyssa Rizzo were all recognized as #BigSkyVB Players of the Week.
The Pac-12 Conference tabbed Oregon’s Ronika Stone and Lindsey Vander Weide as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week and USC’s Raquel Lazaro as Rookie of the Week for Week 5 efforts.
This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Players of the Week are Loyola’s Elle Van Grinsven, Bradley’s Yavianliz Rosado and Bradley’s Hannah Thompson.
UNLV’s Mariena Hayden was selected as the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week for a Conference best third consecutive week, while Wyoming’s Reed Copeland earned the MW Defensive Player of the Week honors for contests through Sept. 23.
Missouri’s Leketor Member-Meneh, Texas A&M’s Amy Houser and Camille Conner, and Kentucky’s Madison Lilley and Alli Stumler were honored by the SEC as players of the week for the league opening week.