USA Volleyball Selects 12 U21 Women for Pan Am Cup
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, May 19, 2023. – USA Volleyball has
selected the 12 athletes who will represent the United States at the
2023 Women’s U21 NORCECA Pan American Cup.
The 12 will compete May 23-28 in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, after training
for the last week at the Anaheim National Team Training Center.
Dan Fisher, head coach of Pitt’s women’s volleyball team, is the U21
team’s head coach. He is assisted by Josh Walker of Baylor and Jessica
Aschenbrenner of Colorado State.
Seven players return from the team that won the 2022 Pan American Cup
and qualified for the 2023 FIVB World Championship: outside hitters
Chloe Chicoine, Norah Sis and Mckenna Wucherer, middle blocker Bre
Kelley, opposite Devin Kahahawai, and setters Rachel Fairbanks and
Middles Gabrielle Essix and Marianna Singletary also have previous age
group national team experience.
Players who are new to the National Team Development Program (NTDP) age
group teams: libero Lauren Briseño, outside hitter Eva Hudson and
opposite Allie Sczech.
The U.S. Women will open the Pan American Cup with pool play against
Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Guatemala. The other pool will
include Belize, Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
2023 Women’s U21 NORCECA Pan American Cup Roster
Name (Position, Height, Birth Year, Hometown, College, USAV Region)
2 Lauren Briseño (L, 5-7, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, Baylor, Lone Star)
3 Chloe Chicoine (OH, 5-10, 2004, Lafayette, Ind., Purdue, Hoosier)
5 Rachel Fairbanks (S, 6-0, 2003, Santa Ana, Calif., Pitt, Southern
7 Mckenna Wucherer (OH, 6-1, 2004, Brookfield, Wis., Univ. of Minnesota,
8 Eva Hudson (OH, 6-1, 2004, Fort Wayne, Ind., Purdue, Hoosier)
9 Norah Sis (OH, 6-2, 2003, Papillion, Neb., Creighton, Great Plains)
10 Alexis Stucky (S, 6-2, 2004, Laramie, Wyo., Univ. of Florida, Rocky
13 Gabrielle Essix (MB, 6-3, Hoover, Ala., Univ. of Florida, Southern)
14 Devin Kahahawai (Opp, 6-4, 2004, Kailua, Hawaii, Univ. of Texas,
15 Allie Sczech (Opp, 6-4, 2004, Sugar Land, Texas, Baylor, Lone Star)
16 Bre Kelley (MB, 6-4, 2003, Rockwall, Texas, Undecided. North Texas)
17 Marianna Singletary (MB, 6-4, 2004, Charleston, S.C., Texas,
Head Coach: Dan Fisher
Assistant Coaches: Josh Walker and Jessica Aschenbrenner
Team Leader: Jeffrey Wanderer
Athletic Trainer: Rebecca Duran
Performance Analyst: AJ Ruttenberg
1 Emmy Klika (L, 5-7, 2003, Novelty, Ohio, Pitt, Ohio Valley)
4 Caroline Bien (OH, 6-0, 2003, Overland Park, Kan., Univ. of Kansas,
Heart of America)
6 Raven Colvin (MB, 6-1, 2003, Indianapolis, Ind., Purdue, Hoosier)
11 Mimi Colyer (OH, 6-3, 2004, Lincoln, Calif., Univ. of Oregon,
12 Ella Swindle (S, 6-2, 2004, Columbia, Mo., Univ. of Texas, Heart of
18 Kennedy Martin (OPP, 6-6, 2005, Fort Mill, S.C., Univ. of Florida,