Team USA’s Kelsey Robinson is slotted as a libero for Week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League, while Sarah Wilhite has been added to the roster to take Robinson’s place on the outside.
American fans saw another new libero play on Wednesday in Lincoln.
Day 2 of Volleyball Nations League action brought redemption for many sides, but also saw World #2 United States edged by a young Turkish squad. To see the agony and ecstasy of each match, we’ve included a short recap of the action and also quotes from the involved parties.
Turkey outdid the United States across the statsheet, besting the Americans in kills (62-60), blocks (20-17) and aces (8-5), although the USA did rally back from down 2-0 to force a fifth set, before falling in tiebreak.
The event marked the start of Team USA’s 2018 season, in which it will attempt to defend its FIVB Volleyball World Championship title
Karch Kiraly announced the newest addition to his U.S. Women’s National Team staff this week, naming current BYU men’s assistant Luka Slabe as an assistant coach.
The U.S. Women’s National Team open tryouts are set to take place from March 2-4 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Team USA’s summer breakout star Annie Drews has been officially signed by Pomi Casalmaggiore to a trial contract
January began with the passing of a legend and included many personnel changes on the domestic and international stages as well as standout performances and milestone events.