Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Women’s Junior National Team Roster Named

USA Volleyball has recently announced the roster for the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team, which is set to compete in the upcoming 2018 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship in Mexico from June 18th to 23rd. This exciting news highlights the talent and skill of these young athletes who have been selected to represent the country on an international stage.

Introducing the Team

The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team consists of twelve exceptional players from various parts of the country. Among them are talented outside hitters/opposites including Caitlin Baird, Destiny Cox, Logan Eggleston, Skylar Fields, and Madison Kubik. The middles who will be joining the team are Anita Anwusi, Madison Horin, Adeola Owokoniran, and Molly Phillips. Mica Allison and Amelia Tuaniga have been selected as setters, while Brooke Nuneviller will fill the libero spot.

A Diverse and Promising Team

Head Coach Keegan Cook, who also serves as the head women’s coach at the University of Washington, expressed his excitement about the team’s potential. He emphasized that the team is comprised of athletes with a wide range of skills, experience, physicality, and potential. As they come together to compete, these young women represent the bright future of USA Volleyball.

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Coaching and Support Staff

Assisting Head Coach Keegan Cook are Rob Browning, head coach at Saint Mary’s College in California, and Jenny Hazelwood, the club director of Infinity Volleyball Academy. Technical coordinator Jon Wong, assistant coach at Bradley University, will also play a crucial role in the team’s success. Adding to the wealth of knowledge and experience is the team leader, Tayyiba Haneef-Park, a three-time Olympian and two-time Olympic silver medalist for the United States.

Aiming for Success in Mexico

The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team will undergo training from June 8th to 15th in Colorado Springs before heading to Aguascalientes, Mexico, for the 12-country NORCECA Championship. The winner of this championship automatically qualifies for the 2019 FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship. The team is placed in Group A and will face Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Guatemala in the preliminary rounds.

Summary

The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team roster has been announced, featuring a talented group of athletes who will represent the country in the 2018 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship. Led by Head Coach Keegan Cook, this team brings together a diverse range of skills, experience, and potential. With a strong coaching and support staff, the team is prepared to compete against other talented nations and secure their place in the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship. Stay tuned for more updates and exciting performances from these promising young athletes.

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  Q: When and where will the 2018 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship take place?
  A: The championship will be held from June 18th to 23rd in Mexico.

  Q: How many players are on the U.S. Women's Junior National Team roster?
  A: The roster consists of twelve players.

  Q: Who is the head coach of the U.S. Women's Junior National Team?
  A: Keegan Cook, who is also the head women's coach at the University of Washington, is the head coach.

  Q: What is at stake for the U.S. Women's Junior National Team in the NORCECA Championship?
  A: The team will compete for a spot in the 2019 FIVB Women's U20 World Championship.

  Q: Who is serving as the team leader for the U.S. Women's Junior National Team?
  A: Tayyiba Haneef-Park, a three-time Olympian and two-time Olympic silver medalist, is the team leader.
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  The U.S. Women's Junior National Team has announced its roster for the upcoming 2018 NORCECA Women’s U20 Continental Championship. The team, led by Head Coach Keegan Cook, is composed of twelve talented athletes from across the country. With a diverse range of skills and a strong coaching staff, the team is ready to compete against other nations in Mexico. They will vie for a spot in the 2019 FIVB Women's U20 World Championship. Stay tuned for updates on their journey to success!

  To learn more about the U.S. Women's Junior National Team and follow their progress, visit the [Alpinetgheep](https://www.alpinetgheep.com) website.
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