Wednesday, 29 May 2024

WNT Update: Americans Making Waves in Pro Leagues

Several U.S. Women’s National Team (WNT) players are making a significant impact in their overseas club teams this season. Let’s take a look at some recent highlights and updates from their performances.

Kelly Murphy Shining in the Chinese Pro League

Kelly Murphy has been instrumental in Shanghai’s success in the Chinese pro league. With two victories last week, Shanghai secured the second-place spot in the standings. This week, they are set to face off against BAIC Motors, which features Tori Dixon and Madi Kingdon Rishel, in what promises to be an exciting match.

Haleigh Washington Leading Brescia to Upset Victories

Haleigh Washington has been a key player for her Italian club, Brescia. In a surprising upset, Brescia defeated league-leader Novara, marking their second win over a top-three team in just 10 days. Washington’s contributions have been crucial to Brescia’s recent success in the Italian league standings.

Chiaka Ogbogu Dominating the Polish League

Chiaka Ogbogu has been a force to be reckoned with in the Polish league. Her impressive performance has propelled Chemik Police, the league-leader, to yet another victory. Ogbogu’s 20 points in the match showcased her dominance on the court.

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Karsta Lowe Joins Imoco Volley Conegliano in Italy

Karsta Lowe recently made her debut in Italy, signing with Imoco Volley Conegliano. Her arrival has already generated excitement among fans, and they eagerly await her contributions to the team’s success.

These American players, along with many others, continue to make their mark on the international stage. Their stellar performances highlight the depth and talent present in the U.S. Women’s National Team.


Q: Which U.S. Women’s National Team players were part of the 2007 FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship?
A: Lauren Gibbemeyer and Kelly Murphy were part of the 12-player U.S. Women’s Junior National Team that finished fourth in the 2007 FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship. Additionally, Alix Klineman and Cassidy Lichtman were also part of the roster.


The achievements of these American players in pro leagues around the world demonstrate their skill, dedication, and commitment to excellence. As they continue to compete and inspire, their contributions shape the landscape of women’s volleyball on a global scale. Stay tuned for more updates on these athletes as they make their mark in the international volleyball scene.