USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team to Train at DePauw

USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team to Train at DePauw

Greencastle, Ind. - USA Volleyball has chosen DePauw as its training site for the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Indianapolis Program, June 21-25.

The 36-player program roster, selected in early April through open tryouts held Feb. 19-21 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., will conduct open practices each day in the Neal Fieldhouse in DePauw's Lilly Center (702 South College Avenue) in addition to a free clinic and scrimmage on Friday. All events are free of charge.

Date Event/Times
Tuesday, June 21 Training session (6-9 p.m.)
Wednesday, June 22 Training sessions (9 a.m.-Noon/3-6 p.m.)
Thursday, June 23 Training sessions (9 a.m.-Noon/3-6 p.m.)
Friday, June 24
Community Day 

Training session (9 a.m.-Noon)
Free Clinic (3-4 p.m.)
Scrimmage (7-9 p.m. with autograph session to follow) 

Saturday, June 25 Training session (9 a.m.-Noon)


Community Day is set for Friday, June 24, with a free volleyball clinic by team members for girls in grades K-12 from 3-4 p.m. with registration beginning at 2:30 p.m. in the Neal Fieldhouse lobby. Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothing and bring a water bottle. From 7-9 p.m. that evening the team will conduct a scrimmage with an autograph session to follow.

After the program is divided into three 12-player rosters from the training portion, the competition phase involving a round-robin tournament of the three squads will take place June 26-29 under the same roof as the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships in Indianapolis.

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2016 U.S. Collegiate National Team - Indianapolis
Name (Position, School, 2016 College Year, Height, Hometown)
Kayla Buford (MB, University of Minnesota, 3, 6-2, Canton, Michigan)
Emily Butters (L, Missouri State University, 3, 5-8, Richmond, Texas)
Amanda Carroll (OH, Florida Gulf Coast University, 3, 5-10, Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Tess Clark (MB, University of Louisville, 2, 6-3, Phoenix, Arizona)
Danielle Cuttino (OH, Purdue University, 2, 6-4, Indianapolis, Indiana)
Ashley Dusek (L, University of Kentucky, 2, 5-7, East Bernard, Texas)
Aubrey Edie (S, University of Mississippi, 1, 6-0, Fayetteville, Arkansas)
Shelly Fanning (OPP, Baylor University, 3, 6-2, Houston, Texas)
Kristen Gengenbacher (S, University of San Diego, 2, 5-9, Quincy, Illinois)
Janelle Giordano (MB, Southern Methodist University, 1, 6-2, Keller, Texas)
Amanda Green (OPP, Marquette University, 4, 6-1, Skokie, Illinois)
Erica Handley (S, University of Minnesota, 1, 6-1, Lakeville, Minnesota)
Kayla Haneline (MB, University of Northern Iowa, 1, 6-2, Plattsmouth, Nebraska)
Katherine Hegarty (OPP, Southern Methodist University, 2, 6-2, Aztec, New Mexico)
Amelia Held (L, University of Northern Iowa, 1, 5-9, Festus, Missouri)
Katie Horton (OH, Florida State University, 1, 6-1, Westland, Michigan)
Janelle Jenkins (OPP, University of Louisville, 1, 5-11, Southlake, Texas)
Brittany Jessen (S, University of South Dakota, 2, 5-9, Mendota Heights, Minnesota)
Taylor Joachim (OPP, University of Colorado, 4, 6-4, Baroda, Michigan)
Jaelyn Keene (MB, Illinois State University, 2, 6-2, Jacksonville, Illinois)
Laura Larson (L, University of Arizona, 1, 5-6, Lakeville, Minnesota)
Taylor Louis (OH, Marquette University, 3, 6-2, Skokie, Illinois)
Giovanna Milana (OH, University of Maryland, 4, 6-2, Romeo, Michigan)
Taylor Nelson (S, Cal Poly, 2, 6-0, Granite Bay, California)
Kelsey O'Neill (MB, University of Pittsburgh, 2, 6-1, Skokie, Illinois)
Kayla Ostrom (S, Lipscomb University, 1, 5-9, Lafayette, Indiana)
Jenna Potts (MB, University of Pittsburgh, 1, 6-3, Bernville, Pennsylvania)
Olivia Rusek (OH, Miami University [Ohio], 2, 5-11, Skokie, Illinois)
Brooke Sassin (OH, Kansas State University, 1, 6-0, San Antonio, Texas)
Lauren Schad (MB, University of San Diego, 2, 6-2, Rapid City, South Dakota)
Cierra Simpson (L, University of Colorado, 1, 6-0, Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Azariah Stahl (OH, Purdue University, 2, 6-0, Elkhart, Indiana)
Teegen Van Gunst (OH, Georgia Tech, 1, 6-0, Fayetteville, Georgia)
Lynsey Wright (MB, Missouri State University, 2, 6-0, Glen Carbon, Illinois)
Bryna Vogel (OPP, Kansas State University, 2, 6-0, Clearwater, Kansas)
Jaali Winters (OH, Creighton University, 3, 6-2, Ankeny, Iowa)