Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Junior Jenna Coates (top), sophomore Kaitlyn McIntyre (bottom-left) and junior Kelly Maxwell (bottom-right) will all tryout for the U.S. Women's Volleyball program this weekend in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Three Chippewas Invited to U.S. Women's Volleyball Open Tryout

MOUNT PLEASANT - Three members of the Central Michigan volleyball program have been invited to the U.S. Women's Volleyball open tryout in Colorado Springs, Colo., this weekend.

Juniors Kelly Maxwell and Jenna Coates, as well as sophomore Kaitlyn McIntyre will be among the projected record 248 athletes to participate in the open tryouts. All three will be attempting to make the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Senior A2 program.

The U.S. Women's National Volleyball Senior A2 program is available to athletes with collegiate eligibility remaining for the 2013 season. This program is scheduled to take place in Dallas from June 25 to July 4. A projected 48 athletes will be invited to participate in the program, which will include training and competing at the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships (GJNC) from July 1-4. These athletes may also be invited to participate with the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team.

Throughout the tryout process, USA Volleyball will be identifying prospective athletes for the following three different programs: first and foremost the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team Program; those not selected to the National Team may also be considered for an invitation to the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Senior A2 Team; and/or U.S. Women's Junior National Volleyball Team program and its various programs.

For a complete tryout schedule can be found in the additional links section at the top of the page.