Drews selected USA Volleyball Female Player of the Year

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, December 9, 2019 - Annie Drews sparked the U.S. Women's National Team to three tournament podium finishes (one gold, two silvers) in events she competed during 2019, all while being selected to two FIVB tournament dream teams.

Monday 09 de December del 2019 19:00 PM

For her efforts, Drews has been selected as the 2019 USA Volleyball Female Indoor Player of the Year. Setters Jordyn Poulter and Lauren Carlini were selected as 2019 USA Volleyball Female Indoor Co-Most Improved Players of the Year.

The U.S., ranked second in the world by the FIVB, finished 2019 with a 44-7 record in tournament play with five podium finishes. Team USA captured gold at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League, Pan American Cup and NORCECA Champions Cup, while claiming silver at the FIVB World Cup and the NORCECA Continental Championship. The U.S. also qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games by winning its Tokyo Qualification Tournament pool on home soil.

Drews scored a Team USA-high 388 points in 2019 with a 4.56 scoring average per set, second most among players with at least one start. For the season, Drews started 23 matches and played in 85 sets compiling 3.94 kills, 0.35 blocks and 0.27 aces per set. She converted 46.3 percent of her attacks into points with a .317 hitting efficiency.

"I am beyond grateful to represent USA Volleyball and for all of the opportunities I got to experience in 2019 with our team," Drews said. "We have so many talented players and impactful women in our program and I'm just honored to continue to learn and grow alongside some of the best. Thank you to our team and staff for all of the work put in to make 2019 a successful year for USA Volleyball."


Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net

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