With the FIVB World Championships just over a month away, U.S. Women’s National team head coach Karch Kiraly announced a preliminary 22-woman roster on Thursday.
Karsta Lowe, above, will return to Rio with Team USA in her first official matches since the 2016 Olympic Games.
Madi Kingdon Rishel goes up for a block with Chiaka Ogbogu in the third set of Friday’s friendly match against Japan. Kindgon Rishel had 16 points in a 3-1 defeat for the United States.
Justine Wong-Orantes, who recently finished a tour winning gold with the US at the Volleyball Nations League, will turn around quickly to join the Pan American Cup roster.
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On Monday, Team USA released its initial 25-woman roster for the Pan American Cup, including three setters, four liberos, five opposites, six outside hitters and seven middle blockers.
With a roster of 14 players, including a reunited group of seven Olympians, the United States, ranked No. 2 in the world is an odds-on favorite to contend for the Volleyball Nations League title. Despite just a few practices, the players see potential and positivity in their future.
With the opening day of the FIVB Volleyball Nation’s League just one week away, the United States has named its 14-woman roster for week one of the competition. The roster includes seven returning Olympians from the 2016 Games, led by two-time medalist and Nebraska alumna Jordan Larson, who will act as team captain.
2016 USA Volleyball Player of the Year Jordan Larson (above, center) didn’t play in last year’s World Grand Prix, but is on the pre-cut roster for this summer’s inaugural Volleyball Nations League.
Team USA has announced their preliminary roster for the World Grand Champions Cup.