COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Team has named its 14-player roster which will represent Team USA at the 11-team Pan American Cup held July 6-14 in Trujillo and Chiclayo, Peru. Former Husker outside hitter Kadie Rolfzen and libero Justine Wong-Orantes have been named to the team.
The U.S. is grouped in Pool B with Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The Americans open defense of their 2017 and 2018 Pan Am Cup titles on July 6 against Colombia at 3 p.m. CT, followed by Trinidad & Tobago on July 7 at 3 p.m. and Mexico on July 8 at 5 p.m. Team USA concludes pool play on July 10 against Puerto Rico at 5 p.m.
Pool A consists of Argentina, Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Peru.
The playoffs begin on July 12 with quarterfinal matches having pool cross-over matches between second- and third-place teams. Semifinals are scheduled for July 13 and the tournament concludes on July 14 with the medal-round matches.
U.S. Pan American Cup Women’s Volleyball Team Roster
# – Name (Position, Height, Hometown, College)
1 – Micha Hancock (S, 5-11, Edmond, Oklahoma, Penn State University)
2 – Kathryn Plummer (OH, 6-6, Aliso Viejo, California, Stanford University)
4 – Justine Wong-Orantes (L, 5-6, Cypress, California, University of Nebraska)
5 – Rachael Adams (M, 6-2, Cincinnati, Ohio, University of Texas)
9 – Madi Kingdon Rishel (OH, 6-1, Phoenix, Arizona, University of Arizona)
10 – Gabby Curry (L, 5-8, Buford, Georgia, University of Kentucky)
11 – Madison Lilley (S, 5-11, Overland Park, Kansas, University of Kentucky)
15 – Roni Jones-Perry (OH, 6-0, West Jordan, Utah, BYU)
16 – Danielle Cuttino (OPP, 6-4, Indianapolis, Indiana, Purdue University)
19 – Hannah Tapp (M, 6-3, Stewartville, Minnesota, University of Minnesota)
20 – Brionne Butler (M, 6-4, Kendleton, Texas, University of Texas)
22 – Kadie Rolfzen (OH, 6-3, Papillion, Nebraska, University of Nebraska)
24 – Jenna Rosenthal (M, 6-6, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Marquette University)
25 – Karsta Lowe (OPP, 6-4, Rancho Santa Fe, California, UCLA)
Head Coach: Rob Browning
Assistant Coaches: Laurie Corbelli, Tayyiba Haneef-Park
Technical Coordinator: Justin Chang
Team Manager: John Xie