ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2016) – The U.S. Men’s National Team will play its second USAV Cup match against Japan on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Walter Pyramid at Long Beach State.
Japan won the first USAV Cup match on Friday, 25-23, 25-20, 19-25, 25-20 against a younger, inexperienced U.S. squad.
Tickets are still available at http://bit.ly/16MUSAVCup.
Wednesday’s match will also be streamed live at http://bit.ly/51016MNT, where the archived video of Friday’s match is also available.
RUSSELL FINISHED IN ITALY
Outside hitter Aaron Russell and Sir Safety Conad Perugia lost in the league finals to DHL Modena, 3-0. In the final match on May 8, Modena won, 23-25, 25-20, 17-25, 25-16, 15-13. Russell scored 18 points on 17 kills and one block. He was credited with 18 receptions, 33 percent positive.
U.S. ROSTER FOR USAV CUP ON MAY 11
1 Matt Anderson (Opp, West Seneca, N.Y., Penn State)
7 Kawika Shoji (S, Honolulu, Hawaii, Stanford)
8 Reid Priddy (OH, Richmond, Va., Loyola Marymount)
9 Murphy Troy (Opp, St. Louis, Mo., USC)
10 Thomas Jaeschke (OH, Wheaton, Ill., Loyola)
12 Kris Johnson (MB, Long Beach, Calif., Cal Baptist)
16 Jayson Jablonsky (OH, Yorba Linda, Calif., UC Irvine)
18 Garrett Muagututia (OH, Oceanside, Calif., UCLA)
19 Taylor Averill (MB, San Jose, Calif., Hawaii)
20 David Smith (MB, Saugus, Calif., UC Irvine)
21 Dustin Watten (L, Long Beach, Calif., Long Beach State)
22 Erik Shoji (L, Honolulu, Hawaii, Stanford)
25 Dan McDonnell (MB, Glendale, Ariz., UC Irvine)
27 Jonah Seif (S, Thousand Oaks, Calif., UC Santa Barbara)