Who led Team USA in Stats in 2019?


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, November 24, 2019 – Statistically, who led the U.S. Women’s National Team in 2019? Find out in the current weekly update along with how many tickets have been sold to Team USA’s home FIVB Volleyball Nations League matches and other national team updates from around the globe.


FINAL SEASON STATS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Women’s National Team played 51 tournament matches in 2019 resulting in a 44-7 overall record. Below are some quick sets on statistical analysis.


• 40 players suited up for Team USA in 2019 with all but three having at least one match start.


• Annie Drews led the way in match starts with 23, followed by Haleigh Washington (22), Megan Courtney (21), Kelsey Robinson (21) and Chiaka Ogbogu (21).


• Kelsey Robinson played the most sets in 2019 at 90, followed by Megan Courtney at 87.


• As a team, the U.S. held a .327 hitting efficiency while converting 45.4 percent of its attacks. The Americans averaged 2.87 blocks and 1.59 aces per set. In contrast, Team USA’s defense limited opponents to a .194 hitting efficiency and 36.0 kill percent. Opponents averaged just 0.96 aces per set and 2.69 blocks per set.


• Annie Drews totaled a team-high 335 kills in 2019, 72 more than Kelsey Robinson’s 263 kills.


• Among players with at least 20 sets played, Kelsey Robinson had the highest kill percent at 57.8 followed by Chiaka Ogbogu with 55.9 percent. Hannah Tapp converted 54.2 percent of her attacks.


• Karsta Lowe averaged a team-best 4.60 points per set, followed by Annie Drews at 4.56 and Jordan Thompson at 4.51. Kelsey Robinson was the top point scorer for non-opposites at 3.50 points per set.


• Chiaka Ogbogu had the highest hitting efficiency at .451 among hitters with at least 75 attacks. Tori Dixon was second at .443, closely followed by Dana Rettke at .442. Kelsey Robinson had the highest hitting efficiency among non-middles at .376.


• Hannah Tapp had the highest blocks per set, a 0.93 average, among players with at least 30 sets played. Chiaka Ogbogu was second at 0.77 blocks per set.


• Sarah Wilhite Parsons held a 0.42 ace average, the highest among players with at least 30 sets played.


• Justine Wong-Orantes compiled a team-leading 3.02 digs per set in 53 sets played. Lauren Carlini was second in digs at 2.87, followed by Megan Courtney’s 2.64 digs per set.


• Justine Wong-Orantes held the highest reception efficiency at .550 among players with at least 100 attempts. Kelsey Robinson was second at .547, followed by Jordan Larson at .528.


• Jordyn Poulter compiled the most assists per set at 11.80, followed by Lauren Carlini at 11.40.