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USA M: Speraw chooses 12 players for Rio Olympics!

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The head coach of U.S. volleyball national team John Speraw has chosen 12 players that will represent USA at the Olympic Games in Rio!

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Only one libero will travel to Rio in August. Speraw decided to leave Erik Shoji and to cross out Dustin Watten.

Here are 12 players that will defend the colors of USA in Rio:

Setters: Micah Christenson, Kawika Shoji

Opposites and receivers: Matt Anderson, Taylor Sander, Murphy Troy, Aaron Russell, Thomas Jaeschke, Reid Priddy

Middle blockers: Max Holt, David Lee, David Smith

Libero: Erik Shoji


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Axe June 22, 2016 - 1:37 pm

Why is he choosing 12 players now 40 days before the Olympics?

Mayn June 22, 2016 - 1:57 pm

That is my question, too…It’s too early..

Axe June 22, 2016 - 2:19 pm

@Mayn Maybe like this he can focus only on this players and prepare them good…

Mayn June 22, 2016 - 2:24 pm

@Axe Maybe but you see that Watten is angry, his words sounds to me sarcastically

Axe June 22, 2016 - 4:33 pm

@Mayn wouldn’t you be angy knowing that Og are once every 4y?!

dee jae69 June 23, 2016 - 12:27 am

its too early and i would rather to see russell holmes than david smith, i will take murphy troy out cause for sure matt anderson will carry this team of course john speraw wont sub matt. i’d rather to put watten the back up libero


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