Four UND players attending USA Volleyball tryout
Release: 03/04/2017
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- Four University of North Dakota volleyball players are testing their skills against the best in the country at the USA Volleyball Training Facilities this weekend. Faith Dooley, Alivia Fraase, Sydney Griffin and Jordan Vail all made the trek to attend the three-day tryout at the U.S. Olympic Training Center
in Colorado Springs, Colo.

From March 3-5, around 240 athletes will converge on Colorado Springs with hopes of earning a spot in one of the U.S. Women’s National Team Programs. Athletes who have come out of the tryout include Kim Hill, the 2014 FIVB World Championship Most Valuable Player. Athletes will be bidding for spots not only in the Women’s National Team gym, but also positions on the U.S. Collegiate National Team Programs, both domestic and international.\

More info on the tryout:

o   Numbers … 244 athletes from 81 colleges and 10 high schools are participating.

o   What’s at stake? … Spots on U.S. Women’s National Team, U.S. Collegiate National Teams program and U.S. Women’s Junior National Team.

o   Photo Galleries ... Click here

Three-time Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Olympic Hall of Famer Karch Kiraly and the U.S. Women’s National Team staff will lead the tryout process. 

Previous recent UND athletes to attend the tryout include Ronni Munkeby, Lisa Parlich and Nikki Husfeldt. 


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