U.S. Sitting Women Defeat Mongolia, Japan, But Fall to China

July 16, 2007, 12 a.m. (ET)

B.J. Hoeptner Evans
Manager, Media Relations and Publications
Phone: 719-228-6800

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 16, 2007) - The U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball Team defeated Japan and Mongolia, but lost to China in the final of the Shanghai Invitational on Sunday at the Shanghai Center for Disabled Persons in China.

The U.S. Women's Sitting Team defeated Japan and Mongolia 3-0 in each match.

China then swept the U.S. Women's Sitting Team in the final, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-8).

U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball Team Roster

Heather Erickson (Fayetteville, N.C.)
Katie Holloway (Lake Stevens, Wash.)
SuGui Kriss (Ravena, N.Y.)
Kendra Lancaster (Sheridan, Ind.)
Brenda Maymon (Sellersberg, Ind.)
Nichole Millage (Champaign, Ill.)
Kari Miller (Washington D.C.)
Tatiana Rivera Torres (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
Lora Webster (Cave Creek, Ill.)

Head Coach: Mike Hulett (Des Plaines, Ill.)
Assistant Coach: Denise Van De Walle (Bowling Green, Ohio)