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Men's National Team Sets Red-Blue Scrimmages

By Kristina Harter | Aug. 20, 2013, 11:59 a.m. (ET)

Kristina Harter, Communications Intern, Phone: (719) 228-6800, Email: Kristina.harter@usav.org
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 20, 2013) – The U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team has scheduled two Red-Blue inter-squad scrimmages in the next month.

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The first Red-Blue scrimmage will be held Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. PT at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif. It will be followed by a Sept. 7 scrimmage at 7 p.m. PT at Tustin High School in Tustin, Calif.

The scrimmages will help the U.S. Men prepare for the 2013 NORCECA Continental Championship on Sept. 21-19 in Langley, Canada. Come see 2008 Olympic gold medalists, 2012 Olympians and upcoming stars compete. Players will be available to sign autographs and take pictures following the matches.

Both matches are open to the public and tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door of each event.

Roster for Concordia Scrimmage
7 p.m. on Aug. 24

Matt Anderson (OH, 6-10, West Seneca, N.Y., Penn State)
Kyle Caldwell (S, 6-9, Newport Beach, Calif., UCLA)
Micah Christenson (S, 6-6, Honolulu, Hawaii, USC)
Tony Ciarelli (OH, 6-6, Huntington Beach, Calif., USC)
Carson Clark (Opp, 6-5, Santa Barbara, Calif., UC Irvine)
Russell Holmes (MB, 6-8, Fountain Valley, Calif., BYU)
Max Holt (MB, 6-9, Cincinnati, Ohio, Penn State)
Rich Lambourne (L, 6-3, Tustin, Calif., BYU)
David Lee (MB, 6-8, Alpine, Calif., Long Beach State)
Paul Lotman (OH, 6-7, Lakewood, Calif., Long Beach State)
Dave McKienzie (Opp, 6-4, Littleton, Colo., Long Beach State)
Garrett Muagututia (OH, 6-5, Oceanside, Calif., UCLA)
Jeff Menzel (OH, 6-6, Santa Barbara, Calif., UC Santa Barbara)
Reid Priddy (OH, 6-5, Richmond, Va., Loyola Marymount)
Erik Shoji (L, 6-0, Honolulu, Hawaii, Stanford)
Kawika Shoji (S, 6-3, Honolulu, Hawaii, Stanford)
David Smith (MB, 6-7, Saugus, Calif., UC Irvine)
Vaafuti Tavana (MB, 6-8, Saipipi, Samoa, BYU)
Murphy Troy (Opp, 6-8, St. Louis, Mo., USC)

Not active for scrimmage

Jayson Jablonsky (OH, 6-5, Yorba Linda, Calif., UC Irvine)
Clay Stanley (Opp, 6-8, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii)
Robert Tarr (OH, 6-6, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Long Beach State)
Alfee Reft (L, 5-10, Oxnard, Calif., Hawaii)