Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

Women’s Update: Easy Profile and Open Tryouts

The U.S. Women’s National Team is preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games and is currently participating in pro leagues overseas. However, the team is also looking ahead to the next Olympic cycle and will be holding open tryouts this weekend. These tryouts will give aspiring athletes the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the National Team coaches.

One notable player to watch is Megan Easy, a silver medalist from the 2012 Olympics. After facing injuries in 2013 and 2014, Easy is back in form and currently competing in Italy’s Serie A league with Conegliano. She had a productive 2015 season with the U.S. National Team and is looking to continue her success.

Here are some interesting facts about Megan Easy:

  • She was born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, where both of her parents played for the U.S. Virgin Islands National Volleyball Team.
  • As a member of USA Jump Rope, she won silver at the World Championship in Belgium in the 12-14 Age Division.
  • She was named the Most Valuable Player and Best Scorer of the 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix, winning her third consecutive gold medal.
  • In college, she was selected as the co-Honda Broderick Cup Award winner for the best female collegiate athlete in all sports in 2009-2010.
  • She missed most of the 2013 season due to getting married and missed the entire 2014 season while pregnant with her first child.
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The U.S. Women’s National Team is also holding open tryouts to evaluate talent for both the National Team and the U.S. Collegiate National Team program. The tryouts will be livestreamed, giving fans a chance to watch and follow the process.

In summary, the U.S. Women’s National Team is gearing up for the 2020 Olympic Games while also scouting for new talent through open tryouts. Megan Easy, a standout player, is back in action and making waves in the Italian Serie A league. Fans can tune in to watch the tryouts and see who will join the team in their journey towards Olympic glory.