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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2017) – The U.S. Boys Youth Team suffered its first loss of the 2017 FIVB Boys U19 World Championship, falling to Egypt, 18-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21 on Tuesday in Bahrain.

The U.S. BYNT (3-1) finished third in Pool A and will play France (3-1), the second-place team in Pool B, in the round of 16 on Thursday at 5 a.m. PT.

“We tried to fight hard,” U.S. Head Coach Sam Shweisky told the FIVB. “We will now look at the video and to improve.”

The U.S. Boys led Egypt in kills (53-49), blocks (13-8) and aces (6-3). But Egypt scored 34 points off U.S. errors, while giving up 19. Egypt also led in digs (27-18) and in excellent receptions (47-36).

U.S. opposite Jaylen Jasper led all scorers with 23 points on a match-high 21 kills and two blocks. Outside hitter Devin Joslyn added 15 points on 11 kills, three blocks and one ace.

Middle blocker Kyler Presho finished with a match-high four blocks while middle Sam Lewis and Joslyn each had three. Presho and Lewis each finished with two aces.

U.S. Starters vs. Egypt
Outside hitters: Devin Joslyn and Joel Schneidmiller
Middle blockers: Kyler Presho and Sam Lewis
Setter: Chris Hall
Opposite: Jaylen Jasper
Libero: Parker Mikesch

U.S. Statistics vs. Egypt
Kills: Jasper 21, Joslyn 11, Schneidmiller 10, Presho 5, Jerod Nelson 4, Lewis 1, Brandon Browning 1
Blocks: Presho 4, Joslyn 3, Lewis 3, Jasper 2, Schneidmiller 1
Aces: Presho 2, Lewis 2, Joslyn 1, Schneidmiller 1
Digs: Mikesch 7, Joslyn 4, Lewis 2, Presho 2, Schneidmiller 2, Nelsen 1

Pool Matches

Date … Matches
Aug. 19 … USA def Bahrain, 28-26, 25-19, 20-25, 25-23
Aug. 20 … USA def Puerto Rico, 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22
Aug. 21 … USA def Tunisia, 28-30, 22-25, 25-19, 26-24, 15-9
Aug. 22 … Egypt def USA, 18-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21
Aug. 24: France vs USA, 5 a.m. PT

2017 U.S. Boys Youth National Team
# — Name (Position, Ht., Hometown, Club, Region)

1 – Jonny Bowles – OP, 6-7, Chandler, Ariz., Aspire Volleyball, Arizona
2 – Brandon Browning – OH, 6-4, Newport Beach, Calif., 949 Volleyball, Southern California
3 – Joel Schneidmiller – OH, 6-6, Saratoga, Calif., Bay to Bay, Northern California
4 – Chris Hall – S, 6-2, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Manhattan Beach Surf, Southern California
5 – Jaylen Jasper – OP, 6-8, Arnold, Md., Annapolis Volleyball, Chesapeake
6 – Chase Johnson – S, 6-6, Moyock, N.C., Coastal Virginia Volleyball, Old Dominion
7 – Devin Joslyn – OH, 6-6, Angola, N.Y., Eden Volleyball, Western Empire
11 – Samuel Lewis – MB, 6-10, Long Beach, Calif., Team Rockstar, Southern California
13 – Daniel Matheney – MB, 6-6, Lawndale, Calif., Team Rockstar, Southern California
15 – Parker Mikesch – L, 5-11, Xenia, Ohio, Vanguard Volleyball, Ohio Valley
17 – Jerod Nelsen – OH, 6-7, Monte Sereno, Calif., Mountain View Volleyball, Northern California
20 – Kyler Presho – MB, 6-8, Rancho Mission Viejo, Calif., 949 Volleyball, Southern California

Head Coach: Sam Shweisky
Associate Head Coach: Brad Keller
Asst. Coach: Theo Edwards
Team Manager: Joel Walton
Doctor: Priscilla Tu
Technical Coordinator: Galen Dodd