Stipanovich selected to USA A2 Europe Team
Stipanovich will see Europe while playing volleyball
Courtesy: Jeri Thorpe, Athletic Media Relations
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas freshman Kelli Stipanovich was selected to the U.S. Women’s Junior A2-Europe team for 2009 it was announced recently.
“Since day one Kelli has given us a 100 percent effort on and off the court and I could not be more excited that she has been selected to the USA Junior National A2 Team,” said Arkansas head coach Robert Pulliza. “Kelli is a great person and I have no doubt she will represent the USA and the University of Arkansas in a first-class matter and with great pride.”
The U.S. Women’s Junior A2-Europe program is scheduled to leave the United States July 14, traveling to Zurich, Switzerland, July 15. The team will take part in a training camp with the Swiss senior National Team and a team from the European Federation as well as the USA/BIP team from July 15-19, before heading to Pula, Croatia, July 19. Stipanovich and the team will take part in the European Global Challenge in Croatia, July 20-24 and have a day of sightseeing in Venice, Italy, July 24, prior to their return home July 25.
“At the University of Arkansas, we take great pride in training and it's exciting to see that when an athlete commits herself to work hard day in and day out good things happen,” Pulliza said. “Kelli is deserving of this opportunity and I can't wait for her to be wearing the USA jersey!”