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U.S. Sitting Teams Earn Medals

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2012) – The U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team won gold while the U.S. Men’s Sitting Team took silver on Sunday at the 2013 ParaVolley Pan American Zonal Championships, hosted at the University of Central Oklahoma Wellness Center.

The women’s squad went undefeated in the three-match weekend set with Brazil and swept the South Americans in Sunday’s match, 25-21, 25-21, 25-14. The men’s team lost its second match to Brazil in three sets Sunday, 26-24, 25-18, 25-11.

Both U.S. teams had already qualified for the 2014 ParaVolley World Championships; the men qualified by finishing in the top two and the women by finishing first. MORE

Oct. 12, 2013: Sitting Teams Qualify for Worlds
Oct. 11, 2013: U.S. Sitting Teams Win on Day 1
Oct. 9, 2013: Sitting Teams Compete in Zonal Champs
Aug. 18, 2013: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Sweeps China
Aug. 17, 2013: Sitting Team to Play China for Gold
Aug. 16, 2013: Women's Sitting Team Drops First Two Matches in Moscow
Aug. 15, 2013: Women's Sitting Team Plays in Moscow
May 19, 2013: Women's Sitting Team Sweeps Russia Series
May 18, 2013: Women's Sitting Team Tops Russia Twice
May 14, 2013: Women's Sitting Team Hosts Russia
March 10, 2013: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Stands Tall
March 9, 2013: U.S. Women's Sititng Team Wins Two More
March 8, 2013: Sitting Team Gets Youth Infusion
March 8, 2013: Photo Gallery: U.S. Women's Sitting Team vs Canada
March 6, 2013: Women's Sitting Team to Play in Denver

Dec. 19, 2012: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Stands Tall
Dec. 13, 2012: Holloway is Female Sitting Player of the Year
Nov. 15, 2012: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Holds Camp
Nov. 1, 2012: USAV Receives $25,000 P&G Yough Sports Grant
Oct. 18, 2012: Katie Holloway Recognized by Women's Sports Foundation
Sept. 7, 2012: U.S. Women Take Silver at Paralympics
Sept. 6, 2012: USA vs. China, a Paralympic Rematch
Sept. 6, 2012: U.S. Defeats Ukraine, Will Play for Gold
Sept. 5, 2012: Women's Sitting Team defeats Ukraine, will play for Gold
Sept. 3, 2012: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Sweeps Brazil to End Pool Play
Sept. 1, 2012: Women's Sitting Volleyball Team Cruises Past Slovenia
Aug. 31, 2012: U.S. Women Fall to China in First Paralympic Match
Aug. 30, 2012: Gallery: The 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony
Aug. 26, 2012: 10 Things You Must Bring to the Paralympics
July 14, 2012: Women's Sitting Team Drops Two in Final Day of Exhibition
July 13, 2012: Women's Sitting Team Defeats Ukraine, Falls to China
July 12, 2012: Women's Sitting Team Drops Two Matches
July 11, 2012: 2012 USA Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Nominees Set

Dec. 22, 2011: Women's Team Named Sitting Team of the Year
Dec. 15, 2011: Holloway, USAV Women’s Sitting Athlete of the Year
Oct. 4, 2011: Holloway Inspires on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Oct. 1, 2011: Just Call Women's Sitting Team, 'Golden Girls'
Sept. 30, 2011: U.S. Women’s Sitting Reigns Supreme, is Finals Bound
Sept. 29, 2011:U.S. Women’s Sitting Team Perfect in Brazil
Sept. 26, 2011: U.S. Sitting Off to Brazil for Zonal Championship
Sept. 13, 2011: Three U.S. Sitting Team Members Named ‘Best’
Sept. 9, 2011:U.S. Sitting Team Beats Slovenia, Gold-Ward Bound
Sept. 8, 2011: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Rides 6-0 Record into Semis
Sept. 7, 2011:U.S. Sitting Team Sweeps Netherlands
Sept. 6, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Improves to 4-0 at Cup
Sept. 5, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Wins Two Matches
Aug. 31, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Prepares for Continental Cup
Aug. 13, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Wins Second Friendly Match
Aug. 12, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Wins Friendly Match
June 11, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Ends Shanghai Series with Win
June 10, 2011: Women's Sitting Team 1-1 in Shanghai
May 10, 2011: Sitting Team Captain Improving After Accident
March 21, 2011: Sitting Volleyball Notes: Viva Las Vegas
March 20, 2011: U.S. Sitting Team Finishes with Fourth Victory
March 19, 2011: Shanghai Sitting Team Gets Tough on U.S. Women
March 18, 2011: Women's Sitting Team Feels Good After Win
March 10, 2011: U.S. Women to Play Chinese Team in Denver

Dec. 22, 2010: Wounded Warriors to Train at Central Oklahoma
Dec. 14, 2010:Liberos Named USAV Sitting Athletes of the Year 
Dec. 13, 2010: USA Volleyball Names its Teams of the Year
Aug. 3, 2010: Holloway, Miller Earn Sitting Worlds Tourney Honors
July 18, 2010: Women's Sitting Team Takes Silver at Worlds
July 18, 2010: Sitting Worlds Notes: What's Next for U.S. Teams?
July 17, 2010: Women's Sitting Team Qualifies for 2010 Paralympic Games
July 16, 2010: Laforest Takes Long Way to Sitting Team Practice
July 16, 2010: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Advances to Semis
July 15, 2010: Stuck is Poster Boy for U.S. Men's Sitting Team
July 14, 2010: U.S. Women Go Undefeated in Pool Play
July 13, 2010: McWilliams' Children Give Her Their Support
July 13, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams Have Undefeated Day at Worlds
July 12, 2010: Sweeps Go Both Ways for U.S. Sitting Teams
July 11, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams Go 1-1 on Worlds' First Day
July 8, 2010: Paralympics the Goal for U.S. Women's Sitting Team
July 6, 2010: Sitting Volleyball World Championships Less than One Week Away
June 17, 2010: Sitting Volleyball Program Holds Successful A2 Camp
March 25, 2010: Women's Sitting Team Wins World Cup; Men Beat Algeria
March 24, 2010: U.S.Women Advance to Final; Men to Play Algeria
March 23, 2010: Women's Sitting Team Reaches Semifinals
March 22, 2010: Women's Sitting Team Wins 2 More; Men are 1-2
March 21, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams Pick Up Wins in Egypt
March 19, 2010: U.S. Teams in Egypt for World Cup
March 8, 2010: U.S. Women Win Parapan Am Championship
March 7, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams Advance to Championship Matches
March 6, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams Win First Matches
March 5, 2010: Sitting Teams Begin Road to London in Denver
Feb. 4, 2010: U.S. Sitting Teams to Host Brazil, Canada

Nov. 18, 2009: U.S. Sitting Teams to Host A2 Camp
Oct. 7, 2009: Host 2010 Sitting World Championships
July 29, 2009: Central Oklahoma Announced as Olympic, Paralympic Training Site
July 16, 2009: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Wins Eurocup
July 15, 2009: U.S. Women's Sitting Team to Play in Eurocup Final
July 14, 2009: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Sweeps Finland
July 13, 2009: U.S. Women's Sitting Team is 1-1 at Eurocup
July 10, 2009: Women's Sitting Team Looks for Success at Eurocup
June 9, 2009: Hamiter to Coach, Direct Sitting Volleyball Program
June 1, 2009: U.S. Sitting Teams Win Zonal Championships
May 30, 2009: U.S. Sitting Teams Sweep Canada for Second Day
May 29, 2009: Sitting Teams Open Tournament with Wins
May 27, 2009: Sitting Teams to Play in Parapan Am Qualifier
March 21, 2009: U.S. Sitting Teams Open Season with Victories
March 13 , 2009: Sitting Teams to Play Canada in Denver
Jan. 22, 2009: USAV Honors Women's Sitting Team as Paralympians of the Year

Nov. 7, 2008: NBC, Universal to Present Paralympic Coverage
Oct. 7, 2008: USA Volleyball Represented at White House Reception
Sept. 14, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women Secure Paralympic Silver Medal
Sept. 12, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women to Play for Paralympic Gold
Sept. 10, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women Advance to Semifinals
Sept. 9, 2008: China Hands U.S. Sitting Women First Paralympic Loss
Sept. 7, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women's Team Opens Paralympics with Victory
Sept. 4, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women's Team Prepared for Paralympics
April 29, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Claims Bronze Medal at Intercontinental Cup
April 28, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team to Play Ukraine for Bronze Medal
April 27, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Second in Pool; Moves on to Quarterfinals
April 25, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball Team Sweeps Lithuania
April 24, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball Team Competing in Egypt
March 21, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Downs Dutch in Final Exhibition
March 20, 2008: U.S. Sitting Women Sweep Netherlands in Exhibition
March 19, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Splits Two Matches with Netherlands
March 10, 2008: U.S. Women's Sitting Team to Host Netherlands in Chicago Area

Dec. 20, 2007: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Qualifies for 2008 Paralympic Games
Dec. 18, 2007: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Holds its Own Against China
July 16, 2007: U.S. Sitting Women Defeat Mongolia, Japan, But Fall to China
July 14, 2007: U.S. Women's Sitting Team Trounces Australia
June 29, 2007: U.S. Women’s Sitting Team Defeats the Dutch, 3-0
June 28, 2007: U.S. Women's Sitting Volleyball Puts Up Fight Against Netherlands
June 28, 2007: U.S. Women’s National Sitting Volleyball Team Facing Netherlands This Week