Many of the players on the U.S. women’s volleyball team spend more than half of the year playing professional volleyball in other countries. Here is where the 14 players on the American roster this week played last season:
Middle blocker Lauren Gibbemeyer (Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul), opposite hitter Annie Drews (Beylikduzu Voleybol Ihtisas), outside hitter Jordan Larson (Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul), outside hitter Kelsey Robinson (Vakifbank Istanbul).
Setter Jordyn Poulter (Chieri 76 Volleyball), libero Megan Courtney (Volley Bergamo SRL).
Middle blocker Tori Dixon (Beijing Baic Moter VB Club), outside hitter Madi Kingdon Rishel (Beijing Baic Moter VB Club).
Setter Carli Lloyd (Praia Clube).
Middle blocker Chiaka Ogbogu (Chemik Police S.A.).
NCAA Division I
Opposite hitter Jordan Thompson (Cincinnati), outside hitter Mikaela Foecke (Nebraska), middle blocker Dana Rettke (Wisconsin), libero Mary Lake (BYU).