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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 2, 2024) – USA Volleyball will celebrate sitting volleyball Paralympians Brenda (Maymon) Jensen and Tracey Lange as All-Time Great Athletes at its 2024 Hall of Fame annual banquet and ceremony on May 22 at the Hilton Polaris in Columbus, Ohio.

The Hall of Fame ceremony will take place one day before the 2024 USA Volleyball Open National Championship starts at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The proceeds from the event will go to the USA Volleyball Foundation to provide funding to support the Olympic & Paralympic dreams of the athletes in USA Volleyball’s national team programs. To purchase tickets and explore sponsorship opportunities, visit 2024 USA Volleyball Hall of Fame.

To receive the All-Time Great Player Award for sitting volleyball, an athlete must have completed a minimum of five years as a member of a U.S. national team and must have competed on a minimum of five top-level international teams. Top-level refers to tournaments such as the Paralympic Games, World Championship, ParaPan American Games and Intercontinental Cup.

Brenda (Maymon) Jensen is a three-time Paralympian who won the bronze medal with the U.S. Women’s Sitting Team in 2004 and silver in 2008 and ’12. She also helped the Women’s Sitting Team win silver at the 2010 World Championship and the 2003 ParaPan American Games. She served as the team’s captain from 2009-12.

Tracey Lange is a three-time Paralympian who competed at the 1996, 2000 and ’04 Games with the U.S. Men’s Sitting Team. The team’s best finish was sixth in 2004. He helped the Men’s Sitting Team win the gold medal at the 2003 ParaPan American Games. He served as the team’s captain.

USA Volleyball will announce more 2024 award winners soon.