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U.S. Women's National Team Olympic History

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES

August 6 – 20, 2016
Ginasio de Maracanazinho

Rank/Record

Third/7-1

Results

Aug. 6: USA def. Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-17) (pool play)
Aug. 8: USA def. Netherlands 3-2 (18-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-20, 15-8) (pool play)
Aug. 10: USA def. Serbia 3-1 (25-17, 21-25, 25-18, 25-19) (pool play)
Aug. 12: USA def. Italy 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 25-20) (pool play)
Aug. 14: USA def. China 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19) (pool play)
Aug. 16: USA def. Japan 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-22) (quarterfinal)
Aug. 18: Serbia def. USA 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 16-25, 15-13) (semifinal)
Aug. 20: USA def. Netherlands 3-1 (25-23, 25-27, 25-22, 25-19) (Bronze medal match)

Gold: China
Silver: Serbia
Bronze: USA

Roster

Alisha Glass (Setter, 6-0, Leland, Michigan, Penn State)
Kayla Banwarth (Libero, 5-10, Dubuque, Iowa, Nebraska)
Courtney Thompson (Setter, 5-8, Kent, Washington, Washington)
Rachael Adams (Middle, 6-2, Cincinnati, Ohio, Texas)
Carli Lloyd (Setter, 5-11, Bonsall, California, California)
Jordan Larson (Outside Hitter, 6-2, Hooper, Nebraska, Nebraska)
Kelly Murphy (Opposite, 6-2, Wilmington, Illinois, Florida)
Christa Dietzen (Middle, 6-2, Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania, Penn State)
Kim Hill Outside (Hitter, 6-4, Portland, Oregon, Pepperdine)
Foluke Akinradewo (Middle, 6-3, Plantation, Florida, Stanford)
Kelsey Robinson (Outside Hitter, 6-2, Bartlett, Illinois, Nebraska)
Karsta Lowe (Opposite, 6-4, Rancho Santa Fe, California, UCLA)

Coaches
Head Coach: Karch Kiraly
Assistant Coach: Jamie Morrison
Assistant Coach: Tom Black
Technical Coordinator: Joe Trinsey
Scout Coach: Marv Dunphy
Scout Coach: JJ Van Niel
Therapist/Trainer: Jill Wosmek
Elite Performance Psychologist: Dr. Michael Gervais
Doctor: Dr. Andrew Gregory
Strength Coach: James Stitz
Team Manager: Denise Sheldon
Team Journalist: Bill Kauffman

2012 LONDON OLYMPIC GAMES

July 28 – August 11, 2012
Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Rank/Record

Second/7-1

Results

Jul. 28: USA def. South Korea 3-1 (25-19, 25-17, 20-25, 25-11) (pool play)
Jul. 30: USA def. Brazil 3-1 (25-18, 25-17, 22-25, 25-21) (pool play)
Aug. 1: USA def. China 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 31-29) (pool play)
Aug. 3: USA def. Serbia 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-16) (pool play)
Aug. 5: USA def. Turkey 3-0 (27-25, 25-16, 25-19) (pool play)
Aug. 7: USA def. Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-22) (quarterfinal)
Aug. 9: Serbia def. USA 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-22) (semifinal)
Aug. 11: Brazil def. USA 3-1 (11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17) (Gold medal match)

Gold: Brazil
Silver: USA
Bronze: Japan

Roster

Danielle Scott-Arruda (Middle Blocker, 6-2, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Long Beach State)
Tayyiba Haneef-Park (Opposite, 6-7, Laguna Hills, California, Long Beach State)
Lindsey Berg (Setter, 5-7, Honolulu, Hawaii Minnesota)
Tamari Miyashiro (Libero, 5-7, Kaneohe, Hawaii, Washington)
Nicole Davis (Libero, 5-4, Stockton, California, Southern California)
Jordan Larson (Outside Hitter, 6-2, Hooper, Nebraska Nebraska)
Megan Hodge (Outside Hitter, 6-3, Durham, North Carolina Penn State)
Christa Harmotto (Middle Blocker, 6-2, Hopewell, Pennsylvania Penn State)
Logan Tom (Outside Hitter, 6-1, Salt Lake City, Utah Stanford)
Foluke Akinradewo (Middle Blocker, 6-3, Plantation, Florida Stanford)
Courtney Thompson (Setter, 5-8, Kent, Washington, Washington)
Destinee Hooker (Opposite, 6-4, San Antonio, Texas, Texas)

Coaches
Head Coach: Hugh McCutcheon (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Assistant Coach: Karch Kiraly (San Clemente, California)
Assistant Coach: Paula Weishoff (Irvine, California)
Assistant Coach/Technical Coordinator: Jamie Morrison (Dana Point, California
Technical Coordinator: Giuseppe Vinci (Casteggio, Italy)
Team Manager: Ken Sullivan (Laguna Beach, California
Consultant Coach: Marv Dunphy (Malibu, California)
Athletic Trainer/Medical Support: Jill Wosmek (Silver Lake, Minnesota)
Doctor: Dr. William Stetson

2008 BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES

August 9 – 24, 2008
Capital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium

Rank/Record

Second/6-2

Results

Aug. 9: def. Japan 3-1 (25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 25-21) (pool play)
Aug. 11: lost to Cuba 3-0 (25-15, 26-24, 25-17) (pool play)
Aug. 13: def. Venezuela 3-1 (25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 25-18) (pool play)
Aug. 15: def. China 3-2 (23-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-20, 15-11) (pool play)
Aug. 17: def. Poland 3-2 (18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-19, 15-13) (pool play)
Aug. 19: def. Italy 3-2 (20-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-18, 15-6) (quarterfinal)
Aug. 21: def. Cuba 3-0 (25-20, 25-16, 25-17) (semifinal)
Aug. 23: lost to Brazil 3-1 (25-15, 18-25, 25-13, 25-21) (Gold medal match)

Gold: Brazil
Silver: USA
Bronze: China

Roster

Robyn Ah Mow-Santos
Lindsey Berg
Heather Bown
Nicole Davis
Kim Glass
Tayyiba Haneef-Park
Jennifer Joines
Ogonna Nnamani
Danielle Scott-Arruda
Stacy Sykora
Logan Tom
Kim Willoughby

Coaches
Head Coach: “Jenny” Lang Ping
Assistant Coach: Sue Woodstra
Assistant Coach: Li Yong
Assistant Coach: Tom Hogan
Technical Coordinator: Diane French
Trainer: Emery Hill, Jr.
Team Leader: Joan Powell

2004 ATHENS OLYMPIC GAMES

August 14 – 29, 2004
Peace and Friendship Stadium

Rank/Record

Fifth/2-4

Results

Aug. 14: lost to China 3-1 (25-21, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18) (pool play)
Aug. 16: def. Germany 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 27-25) (pool play)
Aug. 18: lost to Dominican Republic 3-2 (26-24, 22-25, 27-25, 23-25, 19-17) (pool play)
Aug. 20: lost to Russia 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-18, 15-11) (pool play)
Aug. 22: def. Cuba 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-19) (pool play)
Aug. 24: lost to Brazil 3-2 (25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 25-27,15-6) (quarterfinal)

Gold: China
Silver: Russia
Bronze: Cuba

Roster

Robyn Ah Mow-Santos
Elisabeth Bachman
Lindsey Berg
Heather Bown
Tara Cross-Battle
Tayyiba Haneef
Nancy Metcalf
Ogonna Nnamani
Keba Phipps
Danielle Scott
Stacy Sykora
Logan Tom

Coaches
Head Coach: Toshi Yoshida
Assistant Coach: Kevin Hambly
Assistant Coach: Tara Cross-Battle
Technical Coordinator: Robyn Romansky
Trainer: Emery Hill, Jr.
Team Leader: Tom Pingel

2000 SYDNEY OLYMPIC GAMES

September 16 – 30, 2000
Sydney Entertainment Centre

Rank/Record

Fourth/5-3

Results

Sept. 16: def. China 3-1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-12, 26-24) (pool play)
Sept. 18: def. Kenya 3-0 (25-16, 25-6, 25-16) (pool play)
Sept. 20: def. Croatia 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-16) (pool play)
Sept. 22: def. Australia 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-10) (pool play)
Sept. 24: lost to Brazil 3-1 (25-17, 20-25, 25-15, 25-15) (pool play)
Sept. 26: def. Korea 3-2 (26-24, 17-25, 25-23, 25-27, 16-14) (quarterfinal)
Sept. 28: lost to Russia 3-2 (25-15, 23-25, 25-15, 26-28, 15-8) (semifinal)
Sept. 30: lost to Brazil 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-21) (Bronze medal match)

Gold: Cuba
Silver: Russia
Bronze: Brazil

Roster

Robyn Ah Mow
Heather Bown
Tara Cross-Battle
Mickisha Hurley
Sarah Noriega
Demetria Sance
Danielle Scott
Stacy Sykora
Charlene Tagaloa
Logan Tom
Kerri Walsh
Allison Weston

Coaches
Head Coach: Mick Haley
Assistant Coach: Toshi Yoshida
Assistant Coach: Jeri Estes
Technical Coordinator: Monica Paul
Trainer: Emery Hill, Jr.
Team Doctor: Dr. David Weinstein
Team Manager: Bob Gambardella

1996 ATLANTA OLYMPIC GAMES

July 20 – August 3, 1996
University of Georgia Coliseum and Omni Coliseum

Rank/Record

Seventh/5-3

Results

July 20: def. Ukraine 3-0 (15-8, 15-5, 15-11) (pool play)
July 22: def. Netherlands 3-1 (12-15, 15-10, 17-15, 15-7) (pool play)
July 24: lost to China 3-1 (15-8, 15-2, 12-15, 15-12) (pool play)
July 26: def. Japan 3-0 (15-11, 15-7, 15-12) (pool play)
July 28: def. Korea 3-1 (10-15, 15-13, 15-9, 15-3) (pool play)
July 30: lost to Cuba 3-0 (15-1, 15-10, 15-12) (quarterfinal)
July 31: lost to Korea 3-0 (15-12, 15-5, 15-11) (5-8 semifinal)
Aug. 1: def. Germany 3-1 (17-15, 15-6, 5-15, 15-6) (Seventh place match)

Gold: Cuba
Silver: China
Bronze: Brazil

Roster

Tara Cross-Battle
Lori Endicott
Caren Kemner
Kristin Klein
Tammy Liley
Bev Oden
Elaina Oden
Danielle Scott
Paula Weishoff
Teee Williams
Elaine Youngs
Yoko Zetterlund

Coaches
Head Coach: Terry Liskevych
Assistant Coach: Aldis Berzins
Assistant Coach: Jeanne Beauprey Reeves
Technical Assistant: Dave Fleming

1992 BARCELONA OLYMPIC GAMES

July 29 – August 8, 1992
Palau d’Esports, Pavello de la Vall d’Hebron and Palau Sant Jordi

Rank/Record

Third/4-2

Results

July 29: lost to Japan 3-2 (13-15, 15-11, 15-12, 8-15, 15-13) (pool play)
July 31: def. CIS 3-2 (9-15, 17-15, 15-12, 4-15, 15-11) (pool play)
Aug. 2: def. Spain 3-0 (15-4, 15-5, 15-10) (pool play)
Aug. 4: def. Netherlands 3-1 (15-11, 11-15, 15-8, 15-7) (quarterfinal)
Aug. 6: lost to Cuba 3-2 (8-15, 15-9, 6-15, 15-5, 15-11) (semifinal)
Aug. 7: def. Brazil 3-0 (15-8, 15-6, 15-13) (Bronze medal match)

Gold: Cuba
Silver: Commonwealth of Independent States – former Soviet Union
Bronze: USA

Roster

Janet Cobbs
Tara Cross-Battle
Lori Endicott
Caren Kemner
Ruth Lawanson
Tammy Liley
Elaina Oden
Kim Oden
Liane Sato
Paula Weishoff
Teee Williams
Yoko Zetterlund

Coaches
Head Coach: Terry Liskevych
Assistant Coach: Greg Giovanazzi
Assistant Coach: Kent Miller
Technical Coordinator: David Sims
Medical Consultant: Dan McDonough

1988 SEOUL OLYMPIC GAMES

September 20 – 29, 1988
Jamsil Gymnasium, Saemaul Sports Hall and Hanyang University Gymnasium

Rank/Record

Seventh/2-3

Results

Sept. 20: lost to China 3-0 (15-9, 15-5, 15-7) (pool play)
Sept. 23: def. Brazil 3-2 (14-16, 15-5, 15-13, 12-15, 15-7) (pool play)
Sept. 25: lost to Peru 3-2 (12-15, 9-15, 15-4, 15-5, 15-9) (pool play)
Sept. 27: lost to East Germany 3-1 (15-13, 15-11, 10-15, 15-8) (5-8 semifinal)
Sept. 29: def. South Korea 3-2 (15-4, 12-15, 13-15, 15-9, 15-8) (Seventh place match)

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: Peru
Bronze: China

Roster

Deitre Collins
Caren Kemner
Laurel Kessel
Tammy Liley
Liz Masakayan
Jayne McHugh
Melissa McLinden
Kim Oden
Keba Phipps
Kim Ruddins
Angela Rock
Liane Sato

Coaches
Head Coach: Terry Liskevych
Assisant Coach: Debbie Landreth Brown
Assistant Coach: Kent Miller

1984 LOS ANGELES OLYMPIC GAMES

July 30 – August 7, 1984
Long Beach Arena

Rank/Results

Second/4-1

Results

July 30: def. West Germany 3-0 (17-15, 15-8, 15-10
Aug. 1: def. Brazil 3-2 (12-15, 10-15, 15-5, 15-5, 15-12)
Aug. 3: def. China 3-1 (15-13, 7-15, 16-14, 15-12)
Aug. 5: def. Peru 3-0 (16-14, 15-9, 15-10)
Aug. 7: lost to China 3-0 (16-14, 15-3, 15-9)

Gold: China
Silver: USA
Bronze: Japan

Roster

Jeanne Beauprey
Carolyn Becker
Linda Chisholm
Rita Crockett
Laurie Flachmeier
Debbie Green
Flo Hyman
Rose Magers
Kim Ruddins
Julie Vollertsen
Paula Weishoff
Sue Woodstra

Coaches
Head Coach: Arie Selinger
Assistant Coach: John Corbelli
Assistant Coach: Marlon Sano

1968 MEXICO CITY OLYMPIC GAMES

October 13 – 26, 1968
Juan de la Barrera Olympic Gymnasium and Revolution Ice Rink

Rank/Record

Eighth/0-7

Results

Oct. 13: lost to Japan 3-0 (15-6, 15-2, 15-2) (pool play)
Oct. 14: lost to Czechoslovakia 3-1 (15-7, 11-15, 15-9, 15-11) (pool play)
Oct. 16: lost to Poland 3-0 (15-3, 15-1, 16-14) (pool play)
Oct. 17: lost to South Korea 3-1 (15-9, 15-13, 6-15, 15-5) (pool play)
Oct. 21: Lost to Soviet Union 3-1 (15-1, 6-15, 15-4, 15-6) (pool play)
Oct. 23: lost to Peru 3-1 (15-11, 15-0, 14-16, 15-12) (pool play)
Oct. 26: lost to Mexico 3-0 (15-8, 15-7, 15-4) (pool play)

Gold: Soviet Union
Silver: Japan
Bronze: Poland

Roster

Patti Bright
Kathryn Heck
Fanny Hopeau
Ninja Jorgensen
Laurie Lewis
Miki McFadden
Marilyn McCreavy
Nancy Owen
Barbara Perry
Mary Perry
Sharon Peterson
Jane Ward

Coaches
Head Coach: Harlan Cohen

1964 TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES

October 11 – 23, 1964
Komazawa Volleyball Courts and Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium

Rank/Record

Fifth/1-4

Results

Oct. 11: lost to Japan 3-0 (15-1, 15-5, 15-2)
Oct. 12: lost to Poland 3-0 (15-3, 15-4, 15-10)
Oct. 13: lost to Romania 3-0 (15-9, 15-1, 15-2)
Oct. 17: lost to Soviet Union 3-0 (15-1, 15-8, 15-7)
Oct. 21: def. South Korea 3-0 (15-7, 15-13, 15-13

Gold: Japan
Silver: Soviet Union
Bronze: Poland

Roster

Patti Bright
Jean Gaertner
Lou Galloway
Barbara Harwerth
Linda Murphy
Gail O’Rourke
Nancy Owen
Mary Jo Peppler
Mary Perry
Sharon Peterson
Verneda Thomas
Jane Ward

Coaches
Head Coach: Dr. W.P. Burroughs
Manager: Ida Litschauer

1972, 1976, 1980

The U.S. Women’s National team did not qualify for the Olympic Games in 1972 or 1976. They qualified for and would have competed in Moscow for the 1980 Olympic Games if the U.S. had not boycotted the Games.

For full Olympic results for women’s volleyball, visit Olympic.org.

All-Time U.S. Women's National Team Olympic Roster

Name (Years Played)
  • Rachael Adams (2016)
  • Robyn Ah Mow-Santos (2000, 2004, 2008)
  • Foluke Akinradewo (2012, 2016)
  • Elisabeth Bachman (2004)
  • Janet Baier (1980)
  • Kayla Banwarth (2016)
  • Jeanne Beauprey (1984)
  • Carolyn Becker (1980, 1984)
  • Lindsey Berg (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Heather Bown (2000, 2004, 2008)
  • Laurel Brassey (1980)
  • Patti Bright (1964, 1968)
  • Linda Chisholm (1984)
  • Janet Cobbs (1992)
  • Deitre Collins (1988)
  • Rita Crockett (1980, 1984)
  • Tara Cross-Battle (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004)
  • Nicole Davis (2008, 2012)
  • Christa Dietzen (2016)
  • Patty Dowdell (1980)
  • Lori Endicott (1992, 1996)
  • Laurie Flachmeier (1980, 1984)
  • Jean Gaertner (1964)
  • Lou Galloway (1964)
  • Alisha Glass (2016)
  • Kim Glass (2008)
  • Debbie Green (1980, 1984)
  • Tayyiba Haneef-Park (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Christa Harmotto Dietzen (2012, 2016)
  • Barbara Harwerth (1964)
  • Kathryn Heck (1968)
  • Kim Hill (2016)
  • Megan Hodge (2012)
  • Destinee Hooker (2012)
  • Fanny Hopeau (1968)
  • Mickisha Hurley (2000)
  • Flo Hyman (1980, 1984)
  • Jennifer Joines (2008)
  • Ninja Jorgensen (1968)
  • Caren Kemner (1988, 1992, 1996)
  • Laurel Kessel (1988)
  • Kristin Klein (1996)
  • Debbie Landreth (1980)
  • Jordan Larson-Burbach (2012, 2016)
  • Ruth Lawanson (1992)
  • Laurie Lewis (1968)
  • Tammy Liley (1988, 1992, 1996)
  • Carli Lloyd (2016)
  • Karsta Lowe (2016)
  • Rose Magers (1984)
  • Liz Masakayan (1988)
  • Diane McCormick (1980)
  • Miki McFadden (1968)
  • Jayne McHugh (1988)
  • Melissa McLinden (1988)
  • Marilyn McReavy (1968)
  • Nancy Metcalf (2004)
  • Tamari Miyashiro (2012)
  • Kelly Murphy (2016)
  • Linda Murphy (1964)
  • Ogonna Nnamani (2004, 2008)
  • Sarah Noriega (2000)
  • Bev Oden (1996)
  • Elaina Oden (1992, 1996)
  • Kim Oden (1988, 1992)
  • Gail O’Rourke (1964)
  • Nancy Owen (1964, 1968)
  • Mary Jo Peppler (1964)
  • Barbara Perry (1968)
  • Mary Perry (1964, 1968)
  • Sharon Peterson (1964, 1968)
  • Keba Phipps (1988, 2004)
  • Terry Place (1980)
  • Kelsey Robinson (2016)
  • Angela Rock (1988)
  • Kim Ruddins (1984, 1988)
  • Demetria Sance (2000)
  • Liane Sato (1988, 1992)
  • Danielle Scott (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Stacy Sykora (2000, 2004, 2008)
  • Charlene Tagaloa (2000)
  • Verneda Thomas (1964)
  • Courtney Thompson (2012, 2016)
  • Logan Tom (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Julie Vollertsen (1984)
  • Kerri Walsh (2000)
  • Jane Ward (1964, 1968)
  • Paula Weishoff (1984, 1992, 1996)
  • Allison Weston (2000)
  • Teee Williams (1992, 1996)
  • Kim Willoughby (2008)
  • Sue Woodstra (1980, 1984)
  • Elaine Youngs (1996)
  • Yoko Zetterlund (1992, 1996)