Women's Update: Get the Inside Stories

By Bill Kauffman (bill.kauffman@usav.org) | Dec. 07, 2015, 1:58 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 7, 2015) – This week's U.S. Women's Update is full of information to get to know the team and how the athletes are doing in their overseas club seasons.

DID YOU KNOW: Kayla Banwarth joined the U.S. Women’s National Team in January 2011, but bided her time until she moved into the starting libero role for the top team in 2013. Below may be some other details you may not know about her:

  • Banwarth earned the Best Receiver at the 2015 NORCECA Championship
  • Banwarth has won gold with Team USA each time it has played in Nebraska. She was the libero for the U.S. as it won the 2013 NORCECA Championship in the Omaha suburb of Ralston, then helped the Americans to gold at the prestigious 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix in Omaha.
  • Banwarth was selected as the 2013 USA Volleyball Female Indoor Most Improved Player in a year she took over as the primary starting libero
  • She captured gold in both Pan American Cup competitions that she has played in – 2012 and 2013.
  • Finished four-year career at University of Nebraska with a school-record 1,706 digs
  • Was a standout outside hitter while in high school despite being 5-10 in height. She was chosen Gatorade’s Iowa High School Player of the Year in 2006 after averaging 4.00 kills, 3.70 digs and 1.43 aces per set at Dubuque Wahlert Catholic High School. She helped Wahlert win three straight Iowa Class 3A state titles (2003-2005) and was Class 3A Player of the Year for three consecutive years (2004-2006).
  • “If I’ve learned anything in my college career, and this career (with USA Volleyball), it’s the individual stuff isn’t as important as the team stuff, because the team stuff is so much more special." - Banwarth
  • Mother Anne played volleyball at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Hobbies include reading, Broadway, the beach and sun. She was in show choir, a capella choir and musicals in high school.
  • Full Bio: CLICK HERE.

LARSON, BANWARTH AND SYKORA SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS IN OMAHA: Jordan Larson, Kayla Banwarth and Stacy Sykora will all be in Omaha watching the NCAA Division I Women’s Collegiate Volleyball Championship, and you can grab their autographs. If you have tickets to the NCAA semifinals on Thursday, Dec. 17, stop by the USA Volleyball booth inside the CenturyLink Center from 4:30-5:15 p.m. CT and get their autographs. They will also be making other appearances over the championship weekend and during the AVCA Convention that is running concurrently in Omaha. Banwarth and Sykora will also be doing a social media promotions during the NCAA Championship to hand out tickets for the upcoming NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament that will take place Jan. 7-9 in nearby Lincoln, Neb. Follow their individual social media accounts (@KaylaBanwarth2 on Twitter and @kaylabanwarth on Instagram, @Sykora on Instagram) and USA Vollleyball’s social media accounts (@USAVolleyball) for additional details on how to play along for a chance at #VBOlympicQualifier tickets.

HILL INTERVIEW AND COFFEE TIME: Kim Hill took part in a recent Turkish video interview (mostly done in English) and discussed a range of topics while learning how to work as a barista in a Turkish café. She talks about playing in Turkey for VakifBank, the similarities of playing for her club team and for the U.S. Women’s National Team and her breakout 2014 campaign in which she won the 2014 FIVB World Championship most valuable player award after Team USA won its first-ever gold in the event. Hill also gives some of her personal insights into the U.S. not having a professional league and how it affects the elite American players. She also mentions what she likes to do outside of volleyball. For the interview, click here.

HAGGLUND INTERVIEW: Natalie Hagglund was the subject of a recent interview on international online site volleyverse.com. During the interview, she gives her impression on Team USA’s 2015 season and how the team is handling the disappointment of not earning an Olympic Games berth at the 2015 FIVB World Cup. Hagglund also answered questions related to who Team USA’s main rival is, how the Americans are year-in, year-out one of the top teams in the world despite not having a domestic professional league and what it is like playing for the legendary Karch Kiraly as the head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team. She responded to what it was like playing her first club season overseas after transitioning from her college career and what it is like to play the libero position. For the full interview, click here.

AMERICAN PLAY OF THE WEEK: Four Americans are playing for Conegliano in the Italian Serie A1, and two of them combined for a stellar highlight finish to their victory over Liu Jo Modena on Dec. 5. During an extended rally, Alisha Glass crashed into the team bench saving the ball and Rachael Adams promptly hammered the ball for match point past the unsuspecting Modena squad. Watch the video.

Ultimo punto Modena-Imoco

Imoco Volley espugna il #PalaPanini per 1-3 e temporaneamente è la nuova capolista. Anche a #Modena, grazie a Samsung Italia, una giovane tifosa ha avuto l'opportunità di vivere gli ultimi punti direttamente dal campo. Ecco il video dell'ultimo punto registrato con il Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. #Samsung vi aspetta sabato prossimo a #Bolzano con il #BluSeat. Il fortunato potresti essere tu! #ilovevolley

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GOT YOUR TICKETS YET FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: The road to the 2016 Olympic Games will go through Lincoln, Neb., with the U.S. Women’s National Team hosting Canada, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico in the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament on Jan. 7-9. Have you got your tickets to watch all six matches in the Pinnacle Bank Arena? Come cheer on Team USA as it seeks one of 12 spots into the Olympic Games next year. For more information on this event, click here.

CEV EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: The fourth leg of the CEV European Champions League is scheduled for this week with some intriguing re-matches on tap with U.S. Women’s National Team players taking center stage as the first round of group play hits the second half.

  • Dec. 9: Pomi Casalmaggiore (Gibbemeyer, Lloyd) vs. Agel Prostejov, 8 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 9: VakifBank (Hill) vs. Calcit Ljubljana, 9 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 9: Fenerbahce (Dietzen) vs. Impel Wroclaw (Hildebrand), 9 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 9: Allianz MTV Stuttgart (S. Robinson) vs. Lokomotiv Baku, 10 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 10: Dresdner (Bartsch) vs. Telekom Baku, 5 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 10: Eczacibasi (Larson, Kreklow) vs. Chemik Police, 9 a.m. PT – Watch
  • Dec. 10: Volero Zurich (Akinradewo, N. Hagglund, Vansant) vs. Vizura Beograd, 11 a.m. PT – Watch

FIVB WORLD GRAND PRIX LANDING IN CALIFORNIA: The FIVB World Grand Prix will return to the United States in 2016 as the U.S. Women will host Japan, Turkey and Germany in a round-robin preliminary round weekend June 17-19 at the Long Beach State University Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif. The U.S., which is the defending World Grand Prix champions after hosting the 2015 Final Round in Omaha, Neb., will face Germany on June 17, followed by Japan on June 18 and Turkey on June 19. Team USA is scheduled to play at 7 p.m. PT on all three days, while the non-American matches are slated for 5 p.m. PT. For additional tournament details and tickets, click here.

THOMPSON WITH BRAZIL’S REXONA ADES: Setter Courtney Thompson (Kent, Wash., Twitter, Instagram) has signed to compete for Rexona Ades in the Brazilian Superliga. Rexona topped Brasilia 24-26, 25-11, 25-20, 25-20 on Dec. 1 for its fourth straight win. Thompson set the team to a 41 kill percent and added two aces and an individual kill in the victory. Rexona followed that victory with a 25-16, 25-20, 23-25, 25-18 win over Pinheiro on Dec. 4 for a five-match win streak. Thompson led the team a 44 kill percent and she served four aces with an individual kill for five points. Rexona (6-1, 18 points) and Praia Clube (6-1, 18 points) will face off on Dec. 8 in a battle of the league leaders. Rexona also plays fourth-place Camponesa/Minas (5-2, 14 points) on Dec. 11 this coming week.

KLINEMAN WITH BRAZIL’S PRAIA CLUBE: Opposite Alix Klineman (Manhattan Beach, Calif., Twitter, Instagram) is competing for Praia Clube in the Brazilian Superliga this winter. Praia Clube suffered its first loss of the season on Dec. 1 with a 25-21, 26-28, 22-25, 25-17, 15-13 loss to Sesi Sao Paulo. Klineman handled her share of the offense with 21 kills on 56 attacks, three blocks and two aces for a match-high 26 points. Praia Clube bounced back to take down second-place Volei Nestle 27-25, 26-28, 25-12, 25-23 on Dec. 4. Klineman totaled 11 points in the victory with 10 kills on 38 swings and an ace. She also added a 33 positive reception percent on 18 chances. Praia Clube (6-1, 18 points) challenges Rexona Ades (6-1, 18 points) in a battle of the league leaders on Dec. 8. Praia Clube ends the week on Dec. 11 against eighth-place Concilig/Volei Baura (3-4, 10 points).

HILL WITH TURKEY’S VAKIFBANK: Outside hitter Kim Hill (Portland, Ore., Twitter, Instagram), the MVP of the 2014 FIVB World Championship, is playing for VakifBank in the Turkish League and CEV Champions League this winter. VakifBank blanked Canakkale 28-26, 25-19, 25-17 on Dec. 6 for its 10th straight Turkish League win to start the regular season. Hill scored a team-leading 15 points with 11 kills on 26 attacks, three blocks and an ace. She charted a 48 positive reception percent on a team-high 23 receptions chances. VakifBank, now 10-0 on the season with a one-point lead over second-place Fenerbahce, takes on ninth-place Idman Ocagi on Dec. 13 in the next Turkish League match. In the European Champions League Pool B, group leader VakifBank (3-0) meets last-place Calcit Ljubljana (0-3) on Dec. 9.

LARSON, KREKLOW WITH TURKEY’S ECZACIBASI: Outside hitter Jordan Larson (Hooper, Neb., Twitter, Instagram) and setter Molly Kreklow (Delano, Minn., Twitter, Instagram) are playing for Eczacibasi of the Turkish League this winter, along with the CEV Champions League. In the Turkish League, Eczacibasi took down 11th-place Salihli 25-15, 25-14, 25-23 on Dec. 6. Larson tallied nine kills on 18 errorless attacks and three aces in the victory. She added a 75 positive reception percent on 20 chances. Kreklow set the team to a 40 kill percent while adding one individual kill in the win. Eczacibasi, now in fourth place, challenges fifth-place Sariyer on Dec. 13 in its next Turkish League match. In European CEV Champions League Pool C action, group leader Eczacibasi (2-1) meets third-place Chemik Police (2-1) on Dec. 10 in their next Champions League match.

JACKSON WITH TURKEY’S GALATASARAY: Middle blocker Cursty Jackson (Los Angeles, California, Twitter, Instagram) is competing for Galatasaray of the Turkish League this winter. Galatasaray captured its fourth straight win with a convincing 25-14, 25-22, 25-21 victory over Halkbank on Dec. 6. Jackson nailed 11 kills on 17 attacks with one ace and one block for 13 points. On the opposite side of the net four-time U.S. Olympian Logan Tom scored five points in the loss. Galatasaray, which is in third place, takes second-place Fenerbahce on Dec. 13 in the next round of the Turkish League. In CEV Cup action, Galatasaray has advanced to the 8th Final Round home-and-home series against VDK GENT Dames on Dec. 12 and Dec. 16.

DIETZEN WITH TURKEY’S FENERBAHCE: Middle blocker Christa Dietzen (Hopewell Township, Pa., Twitter, Instagram) is competing this winter for Fenerbahce in the Turkish League and CEV Champions League. Fenerbahce won its fifth straight Turkish League match by sweeping Bursa B.Sehir BLD 25-17, 25-21, 25-22 on Dec. 5. Dietzen did not suit for the match. Fenerbahce, now in second place and trailing league-leader VakifBank by just one point, third-place Galatasaray on Dec. 13 in its next Turkish League match. In European CEV Champions League Pool E action, group leader Fenerbahce (3-0) takes on third-place Impel Wroclaw (1-2) meet on Dec. 9.

GLASS, ROBINSON, EASY, ADAMS ALL WITH ITALY’S IMOCO CONEGLIANO: Setter Alisha Glass (Leland, Mich., Twitter, Instagram), the 2013 and 2014 USA Volleyball Female Athlete of the Year, outside hitter Kelsey Robinson (Bartlett, Ill., Twitter, Instagram), outside hitter Megan Easy (Boston, Mass.), a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, and Rachael Adams (Cincinnati, Ohio, Twitter, Instagram) are all playing for Imoco Volley Conegliano of the Italian Serie A1 League this winter. After having a four-match win streak stopped, Conegliano started a new one last week beginning with a 25-21, 25-23, 25-20 victory over Club Italia on Dec. 2. Glass set the squad to a 44 kill percent while adding an individual kill in the sweep. Robinson chipped in 12 points with 10 kills on 31 attacks and two aces. She added a 60 positive reception percent on 20 chances. Easy collected nine points, all on kills via 23 attacks while holding a 45 positive reception percent on 22 chances. Adams provided eight points in the victory with five kills on eight errorless swings and three aces. Conegliano pulled out a big 21-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-22 victory over Liu Jo Modena on Dec. 5. Glass set the team to a 39 kill percent and notched four points via two aces, a block and ace. Adams led all Conegliano scorers with 17 points with 10 kills on 18 attacks, six blocks and an ace. Both Robinson and Easy followed with 16 points with each picking up 14 kills in the process. Robinson was 81 percent positive on 27 receptions and Easy was 51 percent positive on a team-high 37 chances. Conegliano (7-3,21 points), now in a virtual tie with league-leader Igor Gorgonzola (7-3, 21 points, challenges sixth-place Savino Del Bene Scandicci (5-4, 16 points) on Dec. 13 in its next match. The Americans playing for Conegliano also shared a recent Thanksgiving meal in Italy with some of their teammates and Robinson’s family which was in town. Among those pictured are from left to right: Valentina Arrighetti (Italy), Megan Easy, Anthi Vasilantonaki (Greece), Kelsey Robinson, Rachael Adams and Alisha Glass.

GIBBEMEYER, LLOYD WITH ITALY’S POMI CASALMAGGIORE: Middle blocker Lauren Gibbemeyer (St. Paul, Minn., Twitter, Instagram) and setter Carli Lloyd (Bonsall, Calif., Instagram), the MVP of the Pan American Games, are playing for Pomi Casalmaggiore of the Italian Serie A1 league this winter and the CEV Champions League. In the Italian Serie A1, Pomi Casalmaggiore prevented a losing streak to start by saddling Sudtirol Bolzano with a 25-23, 20-25, 25-19, 25-19 loss on Dec. 3. Gibbemeyer tallied six kills on 18 swings, two aces and a block for nine points in the victory. Lloyd set the team to a 35 kill percent while chipping in three blocks and an ace. Casalmaggiore fell to Savino Del Bene Scandicci 25-27, 23-25, 25-14, 27-25, 15-7 on Dec. 12 in a heart-breaking five-set match. Gibbemeyer scored eight kills on 16 attacks with a block for nine points in the loss. Lloyd set the team to a 34 kill percent while chipping in three kills on five errorless attacks, three aces and a block for seven points. Casalmaggiore (6-3, 20 points), now in a tie for third-place, looks to rebound from its loss on Dec. 13 against third-place Nordmeccanica Piacenza (6-3, 20 points). In CEV Champions League Pool C, second-place Casalmaggiore (2-1) meets fourth-place Prostejov (0-3) in the fourth leg on Dec. 9.

LOWE, JENNA HAGGLUND WITH ITALY’S BUSTO ARSIZIO: Opposite Karsta Lowe (Rancho Sante Fe, Calif., Twitter, Instagram), MVP of the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix, and setter Jenna Hagglund (West Chester, Ohio, Twitter, Instagram) are competing for Unendo Yamamay Busto Arsizio of the Italian Serie A1 League this winter. Busto Arsizio was unable to build a winning streak after it fell to Metalleghe Sanitars Montichiari 25-23, 25-13, 16-25, 26-24 on Dec. 2. Lowe slammed 17 kills on 41 attacks with a block for 18 points in the loss. Hagglund set the team to a 38 kill percent and scored an ace and kill. Busto Arsizio lost a third straight match after falling to league-leader Igor Gorgonzola Novara 25-21, 25-23, 25-17 on Dec. 6. Lowe again led her team with 16 points, all on kills via 43 attacks. Hagglund set the squad to a 33 kill percent with two individual kills on four attacks and a block. Busto Arsizio (4-6, 12 points), in ninth place, is idle this coming week.

HILDEBRAND WITH POLAND’S IMPEL WROCLAW: Outside hitter Kristin Hildebrand (Orem, Utah, Twitter, Instagram) is competing this winter for Impel Wroclaw in the Polish League and CEV Champions League. In the Polish League, Impel Wroclaw edged fifth-place Budowlani Lodz 25-23, 25-18, 16-25, 13-25, 15-13 on Dec. 2. Hildebrand captured seven points in the victory, all coming on kills via 26 attacks. She added a 41 positive reception percent on a team-best 32 chances. Impel continued its winning ways on Dec. 6 as it defeated BKS Alurpof Bielsko-Biala 25-19, 26-28, 25-17, 25-18. Hildebrand fired off 15 points with 13 kills on 31 attacks to go with a block. She contributed a 53 positive reception percent while taking 40 of the squad’s 79 receptions. Impel Wroclaw (9-2, 24 points), which is now in sole possession of third place, looks to win a seventh straight Polish Orlen Liga match on Dec. 12 versus 12th-place KSZO Ostrowiec (0-11, 2 points). In CEV Champions League Pool E, third-place Impel Wroclaw (1-2) meets pool leader Fenerbahce (3-0) on Dec. 9.

PAOLINI WITH JAPAN’S HITACHI RIVALE: Middle blocker Lauren Paolini (Ann Arbor, Mich., Twitter, Instagram), a middle blocker on Team USA, is playing her second consecutive season with Hitachi Rivale of the Japan V-League. Hitachi avoided a losing streak on Dec. 5 by topping Okayama 25-23, 25-11, 21-25, 25-17 on Dec. 5. Paolini chalked up 20 kills on 34 errorless attacks to go with two serves and a block for 23 points in the victory. Hitachi won its second match of the weekend by blanking league-leader Toray 25-23, 25-19, 25-17 on Dec. 6. Paolini scored 20 kills for the second match in a row on 35 attacks to go with three blocks for 23 overall points. Hitachi (9-4, 23 points), which moved up one spot to third place, faces last-place Toyota (3-10, 11 points) on Dec. 12 and fourth-place NEC (6-7, 23 points) on Dec. 13.

MURPHY WITH JAPAN’S AGEO MEDICS: Opposite Kelly Murphy (Wilmington, Ill., Twitter, Instagram), Team USA’s leading scorer in 2013 and 2014, is playing her second season in the Japan V-League with Ageo Medics. Ageo lost to second-place Hisamitsu Springs 25-17, 22-25, 25-22, 25-23 on Dec. 5 for its third straight setback. Murphy notched 23 kills on 57 attacks, three aces and four blocks for 30 points in the loss. Ageo rallied to defeat NEC Red Rockets 16-25, 27-25, 23-25, 25-20, 15-7 on Dec. to halt the losing streak. Murphy charted 35 kills on 78 attacks and a block for 36 points in the victory. Ageo (4-12, 13 points), in seventh place, challenges sixth-place Denso (6-7, 15 points) on Dec. 12 and fifth-place Okayama (6-7, 17 points) on Dec. 13.

DIXON WITH JAPAN’S TORAY ARROWS: Middle blocker Tori Dixon (Burnsville, Minn., Twitter, Instagram), Best Blocker in the 2015 FIVB World Cup helping Team USA to the bronze medal, is playing her first season in the Japan V-League with Toray Arrows. Toray broke a two-match losing streak by out-lasting sixth-place Denso 25-17, 25-15, 20-25, 22-25, 15-8 on Dec. 5. Dixon contributed 10 kills on 24 errorless attacks and a block for 11 points in the five-set thriller. However, Toray fell to fourth-place Hitachi 25-23, 25-19, 25-17 the following day. Dixon totaled six points, all on kills via 19 attacks. Toray (9-4, 26 points), which has slipped to second place in the league standings behind Hisamitsu Springs, with a seven-point lead over second-place Hisamitsu Springs, looks to hold off the losing streak against fourth-place NEC (6-7, 23 points) on Dec. 12 and last-place Toyota (3-10, 11 points) on Dec. 13.

AKINRADEWO, NATALIE HAGGLUND, VANSANT WITH SWITZERLAND’S VOLERO ZURICH: Middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo (Plantation, Fla., Twitter, Instagram), libero Natalie Hagglund (Encinitas, Calif., Twitter, Instagram) and Krista Vansant (Redlands, Calif., Twitter, Instagram) are playing for Volero Zurich in the Swiss League as well as the CEV Champions League. Volero improved to 8-0 in the Swiss League by sweeping sixth-place Hotel Cristal VFM 25-12, 25-17, 27-25 on Dec. 5. Volero, which has not lost a set in the Swiss League, challenges third-place Viteos NUC I on Dec. 12 in the next Swiss League match. In CEV Champions League Pool D action, division leader Volero (3-0) meets third-place Beograd (1-2) on Dec. 10.

BARTSCH WITH GERMANY’S DRESDNER: Outside hitter Michelle Bartsch (Maryville, Ill., Twitter) is playing for Dresdner SC of the German Bundesliga and CEV Champions League this winter. In the German Bundesliga, Dresdner swept VolleyStars Thuringen 25-18, 25-17, 25-22 on Dec. 5. Bartsch notched a match-high 15 points with 14 kills on 26 attacks and an ace. She chipped in a 45 positive reception percent on a team-leading 22 reception chances. Second-place Dresdner (7-2, 21 points) returns to Bundesliga action on Dec. 12 against seventh-place Aachen (6-4, 17 points). In CEV Champions League Pool E action, second-place Dresden (2-1) faces Azerbaijan’s Telekom Baku (0-3) on Dec. 10.

STEVI ROBINSON WITH GERMANY’S STUTTGART: Libero Stevi Robinson (Hermosa Beach, Calif., Twitter, Instagram) is signed to play for Allianz MTV Stuttgart of the German Bundesliga, which is also playing in the CEV Champions League. Stuttgart lost to Munster 25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 25-22 on Dec. 6 in the German Bundesliga. Robinson did not suit for the match. Stuttgart (6-4, 17 points), which falls to sixth place in the 13-team standings, takes on 11th-place Kopenicker (2-7, 9 points) on Dec. 13 in the next German Bundesliga match. In CEV Champions League Pool A, Stuttgart (0-3) will seek its first win of the 2015-16 Champions League when it has a rematch with Lokomotiv Baku on Dec. 9.

FAWCETT WITH CHINA’S FUJIAN: Opposite Nicole Fawcett (Zanesfield, Ohio, Instagram), most valuable player of the NORCECA Championship leading Team USA to gold in 2015, is playing for Fujian in the Chinese professional league. Fujian won its second straight match by defeating Sichuan 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 25-19 on Dec. 1 to conclude the regular season. Fawcett hammered home 20 kills on 31 attacks to go with two aces for 22 points in the victory. Fawcett ended the regular season ranked fifth in scoring with 209 kills, seven blocks and 13 aces for 229 points. She converted 45 percent of her attacks for third place in the league. Fujian (5-5) finished the regular season in fourth place in the six-team Group II. Fujian started the Group I round robin playoffs with an 18-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-12 loss to Shenzhen on Dec. 5. Fawcett topped all scorers with 29 points, scoring 26 kills on 45 attacks and three aces.

LICHTMAN WITH CHINA’S SICHUAN: Outside hitter Cassidy Lichtman (Poway, Calif., Twitter), an outside hitter on the U.S. Women’s National Team, is competing professionally for Sichuan of the Chinese professional volleyball League this winter. Sichuan lost its regular season finalte to Fujian 25-23, 16-25, 25-20, 25-19 on Dec. 1. Lichtman collected 14 points with 13 kills on 16 attacks and an ace. Sichuan (3-7) ended the regular season in fifth place of the six-team Group II. Sichuan began the Group II round-robin playoffs with a 25-23, 25-16, 23-25, 25-19 setback to Dianchi on Dec. 5. Lichtman proved 11 points in the loss, including 10 kills on 16 swings and an ace. To follow her season-long blog on Facebook, click here.