Saturday, 13 Jul 2024

USAV Names 16-Member Women’s Jr National Training Team

USA Volleyball recently announced the 16-player U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team (WJNTT) that will compete in the upcoming 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship. This event will take place from July 14-23 in Boca del Rio and Cordoba, Mexico. The U.S. secured their spot in the World Championship by winning gold at the 2017 Women’s U20 Pan American Cup in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The WJNTT roster consists of four middles, two liberos, four outside hitters, three opposites, and three setters. Notable names include Brionne Butler from the University of Texas, Rachael Kramer from the University of Florida, Regan Pittman from the University of Minnesota, and Elle Sandbothe from Kansas State University.

Holly Carlton from the University of North Carolina, Mikayla Shields from the University of South Carolina, and Ronika Stone from the University of Oregon will serve as the team’s opposites. The selected setters are Franny Arnautou from Yale University, Norene Iosia from the University of Hawaii, and MacKenzi Welsh from the University of Michigan. The team will also feature liberos Tiffany Clark and Gabby Curry.

The coaching staff is comprised of head coach Laurie Corbelli from Texas A&M University, assisted by Blake Rawlins from Top Select Volleyball Academy and Jay Van Vark from Grand Canyon University.

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The WJNTT includes nine players who were part of the Women’s U20 Pan American Cup gold-medal team, and Thayer Hall was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament. The team will undergo training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs from July 2-12.

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FAQs

Q: When and where will the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship take place?
A: The World Championship will be held from July 14-23 in Boca del Rio and Cordoba, Mexico.

Q: How did the U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team qualify for the World Championship?
A: The team secured their spot in the World Championship by winning gold at the 2017 Women’s U20 Pan American Cup in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Q: Who are the coaches for the U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team?
A: The head coach is Laurie Corbelli from Texas A&M University. She is assisted by Blake Rawlins from Top Select Volleyball Academy and Jay Van Vark from Grand Canyon University.

Summary

USA Volleyball has announced the 16-player U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team (WJNTT) that will compete in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women’s U20 World Championship. The team consists of talented players from various universities across the country. They secured their spot in the World Championship by winning gold at the 2017 Women’s U20 Pan American Cup.

The coaching staff, led by head coach Laurie Corbelli, is preparing the team for the upcoming tournament. The players will undergo training at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

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For more information, visit Alpinetgheep for updates on the U.S. Women’s Junior National Training Team and their journey towards the World Championship.