Wednesday, 22 May 2024

Women’s Sitting Team Hosts Canada in Paralympic Preview

EDMOND, Okla. (June 17, 2021) – The upcoming exhibition match between the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team and Canada promises an exciting preview of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Taking place at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Wellness Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, this match is a must-watch event.

Spectators are welcome to attend the matches, and admission is free. For those unable to be there in person, the match will also be live streamed on the USA Volleyball Facebook page.

The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team holds the top spot in the world rankings and is the defending Paralympic gold medalist. Canada, ranked fifth, has also qualified for the Paralympic Games. This clash between two formidable teams is sure to deliver an exhilarating display of talent and skill.

“We are thrilled to compete against Team Canada this weekend,” said U.S. outside hitter and Team Captain Katie Holloway. “Canada always presents a challenge, and we cannot wait to share the court with them again.”

In their previous encounter at the 2019 Parapan American Games, the U.S. Women’s Team dominated Canada with a sweeping victory (25-14, 25-17, 25-12). The U.S. also triumphed in five exhibition matches against Canada in Denver earlier that same year.

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“After a long hiatus due to COVID-19, this is a fantastic opportunity to witness the world’s top-ranked team in action as we prepare for the Tokyo Paralympics in August,” expressed U.S. outside hitter Nicole Millage.

With the match taking place in Oklahoma, libero Sydney Satchell added, “We rarely have the chance to play here, so it’s going to be a fun experience for everyone. If you’ve never seen us play, you’re in for a real treat. Come and cheer us on!”

Don’t miss this electrifying exhibition match between the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team and Canada. It promises to be a thrilling preview of the talent and competition that awaits at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

FAQs

Q: When and where is the exhibition match between the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team and Canada?
A: The exhibition match will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Wellness Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

Q: Is admission free for spectators?
A: Yes, admission is free for spectators who wish to attend the match.

Q: Will the match be live streamed?
A: Yes, the match will be live streamed on the USA Volleyball Facebook page for those unable to attend in person.

Q: What are the rankings of the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team and Team Canada?
A: The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team is ranked No. 1 in the world, while Canada is ranked fifth.

Q: Have the U.S. Women’s Team played against Canada before?
A: Yes, they last faced each other at the 2019 Parapan American Games, where the U.S. emerged victorious with a sweeping win.

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Summary

Get ready for an epic battle as the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team and Canada face off in an exhibition match ahead of the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Held at the Wellness Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, this match is a chance to witness the world’s top-ranked team in action. With free admission and live streaming available, this event promises an exciting display of skill and competition. Don’t miss the opportunity to support the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team as they defend their Paralympic gold medal against a formidable opponent. Come and be a part of the thrilling atmosphere and cheer on these incredible athletes.