Haven’t had time to peruse social media for all things #volleyball? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ll give you a round-up of the best volleyball posts from around the Internet each week. Make sure you’re following @usavolleyball on all social media!
@GOPHERVBALL IN ITALY
It was a major University of Minnesota reunion in Italy! Former Gophers Sarah Wilhite, Hannah Tapp, Lauren Gibbemeyer and Daly Santana reunited while competing with their club teams. Wilhite, Tapp and Gibbemeyer are all USA WNT members while Santana competes as a member of the Puerto Rican national team.
RECOGNITION FOR @KRISSYGENGEN
Congratulations to USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team member Kristen Gengenbacher! She was named espnW’s player of the week after racking up 55 assists in No. 18 San Diego’s 3-1 victory over No. 8 BYU!
A VERY SANDY #VOLLEYWEEN
Beach volleyball stars showed off their Halloween spirit with some spooktacular costumes!
When your Misty/Kerri costume gets the approval of the legends themselves, you know you’re doing something right!
Soooo good!!!!! https://t.co/9NVTBFoyGB— Kerri Walsh Jennings (@kerrileewalsh) November 3, 2017
Nailed It!!! https://t.co/Tz8v4fPsjg— Misty May-Treanor (@MistyMayTreanor) November 3, 2017
THE #NOLOOKDUSTY CHALLENGE
Who thinks they’ve got the best no-look pass? U.S. Men’s National Team libero Dustin Watten wants to see it!
No Look contest? Round ✌🏻? 🗳I'll choose 2 athletes who are ready to work with me 1 on 1 for a month. 🏐💪🏻📈. The plan is to help lay the groundwork for you to build the best version you can be, with mindfulness, purpose and accountability as the 3 major keys. 🌐I believe we can fast forward your progress with everything I've learned throughout my professional career and time with Team USA and apply it to your game now! 🌐I want to work with you, prepare you for those inevitable roadblocks, set a plan and take your passion for the game and put you to work outside or the court, so when you step on it you're as prepared and confident as you can be. 🌐 Last year, I had an amazing time seeing all the entries for the no-look pass challenge and the amazing creativity you guys showed. 🌐 So let's run it back! My two favorite will be chosen and we will begin 1 month as a team, building a foundation for mindfulness, confidence and clarity on and off the court. (All ages) To enter: Follow these 3 steps. 1️⃣ 👉🏻Follow @adidasvball 2️⃣ 🎥Create & Post No-Look video. 3️⃣ ✔️Use the Hashtag #NoLookDusty @wzalinski you're not allowed to enter the contest. You are already the best 🏆🥇🏆
SPERAW CAM #FTW
How about some love for that Max Holt bounce?? U.S. Men’s National Team head coach John Speraw is known for his even-keel demeanor on the sidelines, as seen in this #tbt from last September when the MNT dominated the NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship. Anyone else have a coach this calm?
TIPS ON #RECOVERY
In sports, there are very few who can go through an entire career injury free, mentally or physically. USA Volleyball athletes talk about what helps them in recovery.
@TORIDIXON06 DOUBLE TAKE
WNT middle Tori Dixon stumbled upon a familiar face outside the arena while playing for her professional club team, Saugella Team Monza in Italy.
THAT #WINNING FEELING
The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team took gold at the ParaVolley Pan America Championships in Montreal! Three-time Paralympian Kari Miller retired following the final match. She was named Best Libero and Best Receiver of the tournament.
Congrats!!! Great Job Kari!!! https://t.co/OCKtv1K5RH— Misty May-Treanor (@MistyMayTreanor) October 31, 2017
USA Volleyball stars get caught up in the excitement of an epic World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers!
#WorldSeries what a night— Donald Suxho (@DSUXHO7) October 30, 2017
CONGRATS COACH WISE!
Congratulations to Florida head coach Mary Wise on her record-breaking win! Coach Wise is a long-time member of the USA Volleyball High Performance coaching pipeline. Most recently she was an evaluation coach for the U.S. Women’s National Team Tryouts.