Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Boys Youth Team Dominates Puerto Rico at FIVB Boys Under-19 World Championship

The U.S. Boys Youth National Team continues to showcase their strength and skill at the FIVB Boys Under-19 World Championship. In their most recent game, the team secured a victory over Puerto Rico with a score of 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22. This win brings their record to an impressive 2-0 in the tournament.

Despite the triumph, the team remains focused on improvement. Team Captain Joel Schneidmiller acknowledges that there is still room to grow, stating, “We were definitely not near our potential. I know we can still pass the ball better and do everything a lot better.”

The United States performed exceptionally well in multiple areas. They outperformed Puerto Rico in kills, with a score of 54-42, and aces, with a score of 6-3. Both teams were evenly matched with 8 blocks each.

What sets the U.S. Boys Youth National Team apart is their depth and versatility. Head Coach Sam Shweisky expresses his satisfaction with the team’s ability to seamlessly rotate players in and out of the game. In fact, every player saw playing time, and 11 out of 12 players contributed points to the team’s success.

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Key contributors to the team’s victory included middle blocker Sam Lewis, who led the United States with eight kills, three blocks, and three aces. Outside hitter Joel Schneidmiller and opposite Jonny Bowles also made significant contributions, each adding 13 points to the team’s score.

Looking ahead, the U.S. Boys Youth National Team aims to maintain their winning streak as they face Tunisia (1-2) in their next game.

U.S. Starters vs. Puerto Rico

  • Outside hitters: Brandon Browning and Joel Schneidmiller
  • Middle blockers: Sam Lewis and Daniel Matheney
  • Opposite: Jaylen Jasper
  • Setter: Chris Hall
  • Libero: Parker Mikesch

U.S. Statistics vs. Puerto Rico

  • Kills: Schneidmiller 11, Jonathan Bowles 11, Lewis 8, Browning 6, Jasper 6, Matheney 5, Jerod Nelson 4, Hall 1, Mikesch 1, Kyler Presho 1
  • Blocks: Lewis 3, Bowles 2, Schneidmiller 2, Matheney 1, Browning 1
  • Aces: Lewis 3, Devin Joslyn 2, Matheney 1
  • Digs: Makesch 10, Hall 7, Browning 4, Schneidmiller 4, Jasper 3, Lewis 2, Nelsen 2, Presho 1, Matheney 1

Pool Matches

  • Aug. 19: USA def Bahrain, 28-26, 25-19, 20-25, 25-23
  • Aug. 20: USA def Puerto Rico, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22
  • Aug. 21: USA v. Tunisia
  • Aug. 22: USA v. Egypt

2017 U.S. Boys Youth National Team

  • Jonny Bowles – OP, 6-7, Chandler, Ariz., Aspire Volleyball, Arizona
  • Brandon Browning – OH, 6-4, Newport Beach, Calif., 949 Volleyball, Southern California
  • Joel Schneidmiller – OH, 6-6, Saratoga, Calif., Bay to Bay, Northern California
  • Chris Hall – S, 6-2, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Manhattan Beach Surf, Southern California
  • Jaylen Jasper – OP, 6-8, Arnold, Md., Annapolis Volleyball, Chesapeake
  • Chase Johnson – S, 6-6, Moyock, N.C., Coastal Virginia Volleyball, Old Dominion
  • Devin Joslyn – OH, 6-6, Angola, N.Y., Eden Volleyball, Western Empire
  • Samuel Lewis – MB, 6-10, Long Beach, Calif., Team Rockstar, Southern California
  • Daniel Matheney – MB, 6-6, Lawndale, Calif., Team Rockstar, Southern California
  • Parker Mikesch – L, 5-11, Xenia, Ohio, Vanguard Volleyball, Ohio Valley
  • Jerod Nelsen – OH, 6-7, Monte Sereno, Calif., Mountain View Volleyball, Northern California
  • Kyler Presho – MB, 6-8, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., 949 Volleyball, Southern California
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Head Coach: Sam Shweisky
Associate Head Coach: Brad Keller
Assistant Coach: Theo Edwards
Team Manager: Joel Walton
Doctor: Priscilla Tu
Technical Coordinator: Galen Dodd

FAQs

Q: How did the U.S. Boys Youth National Team perform against Puerto Rico?
A: The U.S. Boys Youth National Team secured a victory over Puerto Rico with a score of 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22.

Q: Who were the standout players in the game against Puerto Rico?
A: Middle blocker Sam Lewis led the United States with eight kills, three blocks, and three aces. Outside hitter Joel Schneidmiller and opposite Jonny Bowles also made significant contributions with 13 points each.

Q: What is the team’s record in the FIVB Boys Under-19 World Championship so far?
A: The U.S. Boys Youth National Team currently holds a record of 2-0 in the tournament.

Summary

The U.S. Boys Youth National Team continues to dominate at the FIVB Boys Under-19 World Championship, securing a 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22 victory over Puerto Rico. With a record of 2-0, the team’s strong performance showcases their skill and determination. Led by standout players such as Sam Lewis, Joel Schneidmiller, and Jonny Bowles, the team’s depth and versatility are evident. While celebrating their success, the team remains focused on improvement, acknowledging that there is still room to grow. As they face Tunisia in their next game, the U.S. Boys Youth National Team aims to maintain their winning streak and continue their path towards victory. For more information and updates, visit the official website of Alpinetgheep.com.

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