United States women's national volleyball team

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Association USA Volleyball
Confederation NORCECA
Head coach Karch Kiraly
FIVB ranking 1 (as of September 2014)
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Home
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Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1964)
Best result 2nd (1984, 2008, 2012)
World Championship
Appearances 15 (First in 1956)
Best result 1st (2014)
Website www.usavolleyball.org
United States women's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1984 Los Angeles Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Team
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Team
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Team
FIVB World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2014 Italy Team
Silver medal – second place 2002 Germany Team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 China Team
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Peru Team
FIVB World Cup
Silver medal – second place 2011 Japan
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Japan
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Japan
FIVB World Grand Prix
Gold medal – first place 1995 Shanghai Team
Gold medal – first place 2001 Macau Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Ningbo Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Macau Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Ningbo Team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Andria Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Reggio Calabria Team
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1967 Winnipeg Team
Silver medal – second place 1955 Mexico City Team
Silver medal – second place 1959 Chicago Team
Silver medal – second place 1963 São Paulo Team
Silver medal – second place 1983 Caracas Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Mar del Plata Team
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Indianapolis Team
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Winnipeg Team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Santo Domingo Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Guadalajara Team
Pan-American Cup
Gold medal – first place 2003 Saltillo Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Mexico Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Peru Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Tijuana/Mexicali Team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Mexicali Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Rosarito/Tijuana Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Chihuahua/Mexicali Team
Final Four Cup
Silver medal – second place 2009 Lima Team
U.S. women's national volleyball team of 2008

The United States women's national volleyball team represents the United States of America in international volleyball competitions and friendly games, and is governed by USA Volleyball. The current head coach is three-time Olympic gold medalist, Karch Kiraly.[1]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the American roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[2]

Head coach: Karch Kiraly

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015 club Position
1 Glass, AlishaAlisha Glass 5 April 1988 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Italy Imoco Volley Conegliano Setter
2 Banwarth, KaylaKayla Banwarth 21 January 1989 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 283 cm (111 in) Azerbaijan Rabita Baku Libero
3 Thompson, CourtneyCourtney Thompson 4 November 1984 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 276 cm (109 in) 263 cm (104 in) Switzerland Voléro Zürich Setter
6 Davis, NicoleNicole Davis 24 April 1982 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 284 cm (112 in) 266 cm (105 in) France ES Le Cannet Libero
9 Hildebrand, KristinKristin Hildebrand 30 June 1985 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 284 cm (112 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Istanbul Outside hitter
10 Larson, JordanJordan Larson 16 October 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 295 cm (116 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı_VitrA Outside hitter
12 Murphy, KellyKelly Murphy 20 October 1989 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 307 cm (121 in) Japan Ageo Medics Opposite
13 Harmotto, ChristaChrista Harmotto (C) 12 October 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 322 cm (127 in) 300 cm (120 in) Italy River Volley Piacenza Middle blocker
14 Fawcett, NicoleNicole Fawcett 16 December 1986 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 291 cm (115 in) South Korea Korea Expressway Opposite
15 Hill, KimberlyKimberly Hill 30 November 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Italy Igor Gorgonzola Volley Novara Outside hitter
16 Akinradewo, FolukeFoluke Akinradewo 5 October 1987 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 331 cm (130 in) 300 cm (120 in) Azerbaijan Rabita Baku Middle blocker
19 Robinson, KelseyKelsey Robinson 25 June 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Puerto Rico Leonas de Ponce Outside hitter
21 Dixon, TeToriTeTori Dixon 4 August 1992 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in) Azerbaijan Rabita Baku Middle blocker
22 Adams, RachaelRachael Adams 3 June 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 318 cm (125 in) 307 cm (121 in) Italy Imoco Volley Conegliano Middle blocker

Olympic Games[edit]

The U.S. Women's Volleyball team in 2007
  • 1964 — 5th place (Tokyo)
  • 1968 — 8th place (Mexico City)
  • 1972 — did not qualify (Munich)
  • 1976 — did not qualify (Montreal)
  • 1980 — did not participate due to boycott (Moscow)
  • 1984 Silver medal (Los Angeles)
  • 1988 — 7th place (Seoul)
  • 1992 Bronze medal (Barcelona)
  • 1996 — 7th place (Atlanta)
  • 2000 — 4th place (Sydney)
  • 2004 — 5th place (Athens)
  • 2008 Silver medal (Beijing)
  • 2012 Silver medal (London)

FIVB World Championship[edit]

FIVB World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

FIVB World Cup[edit]

FIVB World Grand Prix[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

Pan-American Cup[edit]

Final Four Cup[edit]

  • 2008 — did not participate
  • 2009 Silver medal
Nicole Fawcett, Angie Pressey, Lindsey Berg, Stacy Sykora, Nicole Davis, Heather Bown, Cynthia Barboza, Alexis Crimes, Nancy Metcalf, Christa Harmotto, Nellie Spicer and Jane Collymore. Head Coach: Hugh McCutcheon.

Montreux Volley Masters[edit]

NORCECA Championship[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Team Roster – USA". italy2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

External links[edit]