Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Women’s Update: Kim Hill Shines Overseas

The U.S. Women’s National Team has been making waves with their exceptional performances abroad. Let’s take a closer look at some of the standout players and their accomplishments:

Akinradewo with Japan V-League’s Hisamitsu Springs

Two-time U.S. Olympic medalist Foluke Akinradewo is making her mark in the Japan V-League with Hisamitsu Springs this season. In their recent match against Denso, Akinradewo showcased her skills with 17 kills, seven blocks, and an ace to lead her team to victory. Hisamitsu Springs, currently undefeated with a 9-0 record, has upcoming matches against Ageo Medics and Hitachi Rivale.

Larson, Adams with Eczacibasi in Turkish League

Jordan Larson and Rachael Adams are playing professionally with Eczacibasi in the Turkish League. In their match against VakifBank, Larson contributed nine points, including seven kills, while Adams chipped in with 11 kills and two blocks. Despite the loss, Eczacibasi remains in second place and looks to bounce back against Seramiksan and VC Oudegem in their upcoming matches.

Robinson with VakifBank in Turkish League

Kelsey Robinson is making waves in the Turkish League with VakifBank. Despite their loss to Eczacibasi, Robinson made significant contributions with two kills and five aces. VakifBank is now in third place and gearing up for their matches against Grot Budowlani Lodz, Dinamo Moscow, and Galatasaray in the European Champions League.

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Hill with Conegliano in Italian League

Kim Hill is shining in the Italian Serie A1 with Imoco Volley Conegliano. In their match against Foppapedretti Bergamo, Hill scored 19 points, including 16 kills, to help her team secure the win. Conegliano remains undefeated in the Italian League and faces Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio and Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena in their upcoming matches. They will also be competing in the European Champions League, where they are grouped with Agel Prostejov, Fenerbahce, and Igor Gorgonzola.

Other Standout Performances

Lauren Gibbemeyer is showcasing her skills with Igor Gorgonzola Novara in the Italian Serie A1. In their recent matches against Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena and Foppapedretti Bergamo, Gibbemeyer made significant contributions to secure victories for Novara. Michelle Bartsch-Hackley and Sarah Wilhite are also making their presence known in the Italian League with Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio. In their match against Sab Volley Legnano, Bartsch-Hackley scored 15 points, while Wilhite did not play.

These exceptional performances highlight the talent and dedication of the U.S. Women’s National Team players as they continue to make an impact in their respective leagues around the world. Make sure to follow their journey and show your support as they represent the United States in international volleyball.


Q: Which U.S. Women’s National Team player was the first three-time selection for the U.S Women’s National A2 Program?
A: Carli Lloyd


The U.S. Women’s National Team players are making waves in their respective leagues around the world. Foluke Akinradewo, Jordan Larson, Rachael Adams, Kelsey Robinson, Kim Hill, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Michelle Bartsch-Hackley, Sarah Wilhite, and others are dazzling fans with their exceptional performances. Whether it’s in the Japanese V-League, Turkish League, Italian League, or beyond, these players are showcasing their skills and representing the United States with pride. Stay tuned for more exciting updates as they continue to dominate the international volleyball scene.

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