Four Utah volleyball players will be attending the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) Open Tryouts Friday through Sunday, Feb. 20-22 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Current Utes 6-1 freshman outside hitter Adora Anae, 5-9 freshman setter Jessie Jorgensen, and 6-1 freshman middle blocker Carly Trueman, along with fall 2015 incoming freshman Berkeley Oblad, are among more than 230 athletes from over 90 different colleges and universities participating in the tryouts. This tryout is open to current college-age athletes and older born in the years 1987-1997 inclusive, and high school athletes born in 1995 or earlier.
Utah players will have a chance to be a part of the USWNT, U.S. Collegiate National Teams program, and U.S. Junior National Team. If selected for the USWNT, training begins in Anaheim, Calif., as early as the spring of 2015.
Fans who are interested can catch live coverage of the tryouts beginning on Friday at 2 p.m. (MST).