USA Volleyball announced the 14 players who will comprise the U.S. Women’s National Team at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship from September 23 to October 15 in the Netherlands and Poland.
Olympic champions USA ready to take on the world
Published 04:00, 23 Sept 2022
Six players on the roster played on the 2021 team that won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games: outside hitter Kelsey Robinson who is also the team captain, setter Jordyn Poulter, libero Justine Wong-Orantes, opposite Annie Drews and middle blockers Chiaka Ogbogu and Haleigh Washington.
Filling out the roster are setter Lauren Carlini, libero Morgan Hentz, outside hitters Kara Bajema, Ali Frantti and Sarah Wilhite Parsons, middle blockers Anna Hall and Hannah Tapp, and opposite Danielle Cuttino.
USA are ranked No. 1 in the world. They won the Women's World Championship for the first time in 2014. They took silver in 1967 and 2002. They took third in 1982 and 1990. They tied for fifth at the last World Championships in 2018.
USA Women’s Roster for 2022 FIVB World Championships
2 Jordyn Poulter
4 Justine Wong-Orantes
5 Morgan Hentz
7 Lauren Carlini
8 Hannah Tapp
11 Annie Drews
13 Sarah Wilhite Parsons
15 Haleigh Washington
18 Kara Bajema
20 Danielle Cuttino
23 Kelsey Robinson
24 Chiaka Ogbogu
30 Ali Frantti
31 Anna (Stevenson) Hall
Head Coach: Karch Kiraly
USA Schedule for the World Championship
September 24 at 19:30 CET / 17:30 GMT: USA vs. Kazakhstan
September 26 at 21:00 CET / 19:00 GMT: USA vs. Canada
September 29 at 19:00 CET / 17:00 GMT: USA vs. Bulgaria
September 30 at 19:00 CET / 17:00 GMT: USA vs. Germany
October 1 at 19:00 CET / 17:00 GMT: USA vs. Serbia