2018 U.S. Girls' Youth National Training Team

Name (Pos., Height, Hometown, High School Grad Year, Club, Region, College Status)

Allysa Batenhorst (OH, 6-4, Katy, Texas, 2021, Houston Juniors Volleyball/Lone Star, Uncommitted)
Naomi Cabello (S, 6-1, Clermont, Fla., 2020, Top Select Volleyball Academy/Florida, verbal to Univ. of Texas)
CC Crawford (M, 6-2, Kansas City, Mo., 2020, Mid-America Volleyball/Heart of America, verbal to Univ. of Kansas)
Celia Cullen (S, 6-1, Brighton, Mich., 2020, Legacy/Lakeshore, verbal to Michigan State Univ.)
Jade Demps (OH, 6-2, Raleigh, N.C., 2020, Triangle VBC/Carolina, Uncommitted)
Madi Endsley (OH, 6-3, Temecula, Calif., 2020, Coast VBC San Diego/Southern California, verbal to Univ. of Nebraska)
Colleen Finney (OH, 6-1, Blythewood, S.C., 2020, Carolina Juniors/Carolina, verbal to Clemson Univ.)
Rylee Gray (M, 6-4, Omaha, Neb., 2021, Nebraska Elite/Great Plains, Uncommitted)
Allison Jacobs (OH, 5-11, Stevenson Ranch, Calif., 2020, Legacy/Southern California, verbal to UCLA)
Bre Kelley (M, 6-3, Rockwall, Texas, 2021, Excel VBC/North Texas, Uncommitted)
Lindsay Krause (OH, 6-3, Papillion, Neb., 2021, Nebraska Premier/Great Plains, verbal to Univ. of Nebraska)
Emily Londot (M, 6-2, Utica, Ohio, 2020, Mintonette/Ohio Valley, verbal to Ohio State Univ.)
Kaya Merkler (M, 6-3, Chapel Hill, N.C, 2020, Triangle VBC/Carolina, verbal to Univ. of North Carolina)
Kami Miner (S, 6-0, Redondo Beach, Calif., 2021, Mizuno Long Beach/Southern California, Uncommitted)
Hattie Monson (L, 5-5, Morris, Ill., 2020, Sports Performance/Great Lakes, verbal to Notre Dame)
Jess Mruzik (OH, 6-1, Livonia, Mich., 2020, Legacy VBC, Lakeshore, verbal to Univ. of Michigan)
Kennedi Orr (S, 6-0, Eagan, Minn., 2021, Northern Lights/North Country, verbal to Univ. of Nebraska)
Devyn Robinson (M, 6-1, Ankeny, Iowa, 2020, Iowa Power Plex/Iowa, Uncommitted)
Reagan Rutherford (OH, 6-0, Missouri City, Texas 2020, Houston Skyline Juniors/Lone Star, verbal to Univ. of Kentucky)
Sydney Taylor (L, 5-8, Grove City, Ohio, 2021, Mintonette/Ohio Valley, Uncommitted)

Head Coach: Jim Stone (USA Volleyball)
Assistant Coaches: Nicki Holmes (George Washington Univ.), Kelly Surrency (St. Pete Volleyball Club)
Technical Coordinator: Beau Lawler (Club V Volleyball)
Doctor: Dr. Jarod Keller
Team Leader: Katie Mitchell (USA Volleyball)


July 20-Aug. 3
National Team Training
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Aug. 25-Sept. 2
2018 NORCECA U18 Continental Championships

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Program Information

Visit our Training Programs page for more information on how the Girls' Youth Team is selected.

Previous Results

FIVB U18 World Championship

2017: 8th
2015: Silver
2013: Silver
2011: 9th
2009: 12th
2007: 10th
2005: 4th
2003: 4th
1999: 6th
1989: 9th

Did not compete 1991-1997 and 2001

Note: In 2001, the Girls' Youth National Team played for the Women's Junior National Team at the FIVB WJ World Championships, finishing 15th.

NORCECA Youth Continental Championship

2016: Silver
2014: Silver
2012: Gold
2010: Gold
2008: Gold
2006: Gold
2004: Gold
2002: Gold
2000: Silver
1998: Gold