Women's Collegiate National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 12, 2024) – Nineteen of the country’s top women’s collegiate athletes have been selected for the 2024 Women’s Collegiate National Team.

The Women’s Collegiate National Team will train June 30-July 6 in Anaheim, Calif., alongside the U.S. Olympic Women’s Volleyball Team.

Setters on the team are Kate Lang, Mia Tuaniga and Molly Wilson. Liberos are Lauren Briseño, Kate Georgiades and Allison Jacobs.

The outside hitters are Aliyah Carter, Claire Little, Ava Martin, Emmi Sellman and Mckenna Wucherer. The opposites are Jordan Iliff, Logan Lednicky and Megan Wilson.

The middle blockers are Desiree Becker, Lydia Martyn, Ifenna Cos-Okpalla, Anna Dodson and Phekran Kong.

Chris McGown of Gold Medal Squared will serve as the team’s head coach.

“Getting the chance to work with our staff and athletes of the Women’s Collegiate National Team is an absolute honor for me, and I’m excited to be back in the USA gym,” McGown said. “To think that the work we do could be a part of someone’s Olympic journey is really inspiring, and I know our staff will bring our best every day.  I’m so proud of the work these athletes have put in to get themselves to this point, and we’re really looking forward to helping them become even better.”

Name (Pos., Height, Birth year, Hometown, College, USAV Region)
Desiree Becker (MB, 6-2, 2001, Dewitt, Mich., UCLA, Lakeshore)
Lauren Briseño (L, 5-7, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, Baylor, Lone Star)
Lydia Martyn (MB, 6-3, 2002, Anderson, S.C., Oklahoma, Palmetto)
Aliyah Carter (OH, 5-10, 2002, Sherrill, Iowa, Kansas State, Iowa)
Ifenna Cos-Okpalla (MB, 6-2, 2004, College Station, Texas, Texas A&M, Lone Star)
Anna Dodson (MB, 6-5, 2001, Fort Collins, Colo., UCLA, Rocky Mountain)
Kate Georgiades (L, 5-9, 2002, College Station, Texas, Houston, Lone Star)
Jordan Iliff (OPP, 6-2, 2002, Saint Louis, Mo., Univ. of Missouri, Gateway)
Allison Jacobs (L, 5-11, 2002, Stevenson Ranch, Calif., Univ. of Michigan, Southern California)
Phekran Kong (MB, 6-4, 2001, Louisville, Ken., Univ. of Louisville, Pioneer)
Kate Lang (S, 5-10, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii, Univ. of Hawaii, Aloha)
Logan Lednicky (OPP, 6-3 2004, Fulshear, Texas, Texas A&M, Lone Star)
Claire Little (OH, 6-2, 2004, Winchester, Calif., BYU, Southern California)
Ava Martin (OH, 6-1, 2004, Overland Park, Kan., Creighton, Heart of America)
Emmi Sellman (OH, 6-4, 2005, Burtonsville, Md., Ohio State, Chesapeake Region)
Mia Tuaniga (S, 5-9, 2001, Long Beach, Calif., Univ. of Southern California, Southern California)
Molly Wilson (S, 5-11, 2002, Murrietta, Calif., Univ. of Washington, Southern California)
Megan Wilson (Opp, 6-4, 2002, Houston, Texas, Univ. of Kentucky, Lone Star)
Mckenna Wucherer (OH, 6-1, 2004, Brookfield, Wis., Univ. of Minnesota, Badger)

Head Coach: Chris McGown, Gold Medal Squared
Assistant Coach: Suzie Fritz, LOVB
Assistant Coach: Danielle Scott, LOVB
Assistant Coach: Todd Daganais, PVF
Performance Analyst: Michael Bouril, Purdue
Athletic Trainer: Cherryl Bueno
Team Leader: Alex Purvey, NTDP