Lydia DeWeese to Play with BIP All-Star Team for European Tour
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Bring it Promotions, LLC has selected eleven collegiate athletes who will compete as the U22 BIP SE All Star Team during a tour of Europe slated for July 5-16.
The squad features the following collegiate players: Outside Hitters Brittany Gilpin – (Houston, TX-Texas A&M Corpus Christi), Remington Fairchild – (Southlake, TX-Villanova), Bianca Alvarez- (San Bruno, CA-Notre Dame de Namur) and Opposite Hitter Taylor Brubaker – (San Clemente, CA, California Baptist University).
Middle Hitters Kristy Bohan – (Huntsville, AL-University of Montevallo), Lydia DeWeese –(Columbus, OH- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay), and Madison Uilk – (Longmont, CO, Nova Southeastern University).
Setters Jayden Davila-McClary – (Winter Garden, FL, University of North Alabama), and Samantha Boever – (Gilbert, AZ, Northern Illinois University).
Libero Defensive Specialists Kimberly Hovey – (Raleigh, N.C, Wingate University) and Megan Burns – (Sylvania, OH, Nova Southeastern University).
Coaches are Nick St.Thomas (University of Central Florida '13), Kamryn Sherman (Clemson '13) and CJ Sherman (Covenant '87)
The tour will begin in Munich, Germany, where the team will have an opportunity to sightsee, train and compete alongside the Munchen Club Teams. From Munich, the squad will travel to Salzburg, Austria for a day trip before heading to Bled, Slovenia for final tournament preparation before heading to Pula, Croatia for the 2017 European Global Challenge Opening Ceremonies.
The four-day tournament is, held July 11-15, will feature national-select teams from the United States, as well as international teams from all across Europe.
Bring it Promotions, under the ownership of Tim Kelly, will be managing the tournament and has been running the Global Challenge since 2005.
PLAYER - POSITION, HOMETOWN, COMMITMENT, CURRENT YEAR
Bianca Alvarez- Outside, San Bruno, CA, Notre Dame de Namur, JR.
Samantha Boever – Setter, Gilbert, AZ, Northern Illinois University, SO.
Kristy Bohan – Middle Hitter, Huntsville, AL, University of Montevallo, JR.
Taylor Brubaker – Opposite/Outside, San Clemente, CA, California Baptist University, JR.
Megan Burns – Libero/DS, Sylvania, OH, Nova Southeastern University, JR.
Jayden Davila-McClary – Setter, Winter Garden, FL, University of North Alabama, SO.
Lydia DeWeese – Middle Hitter, Columbus, OH, Green Bay, SR.
Remington Fairchild – Outside, Southlake, TX, Villanova, SO.
Brittany Gilpin - Outside, Houston, TX, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, JR.
Kimberly Hovey – Libero/DS, Raleigh, N.C, Wingate University, SO.
Madison Uilk – Middle Hitter, Longmont, CO, Nova Southeastern University, JR.
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