July 3, 2013
MADISON, Wis. - It will be Team White (Ellen Chapman and Courtney Thomas) vs. Team Gold (Annemarie Hickey) in the gold medal match today at the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball A2 Program (WNTA2) tournament being held at the Dallas Convention Center. The bronze medal match begins at 3 p.m. with the gold medal match to follow at 5:30 p.m.
Team Gold and Team White won semifinal round matches Tuesday afternoon to advance to the gold-medal match.
Team White was led by Lauren Wicinski, who scored 25 points on 24 kills and one ace. Courtney Thomas added 16 points on 10 kills, three blocks and three aces.(Ellen Chapman (Glenview, Ill.) also added two points on an ace and a kill.
Team Gold was led by Morgan Odale, who tallied 17 points on 14 kills and three aces. Taylor Simpson chalked up 14 points on 13 kills and one block.(Annemarie Hickey tallied 13 perfect passes in 18 attempts (.390 efficiency).
June 26 with Annemarie Hickey
June 27 with Courtney Thomas and Ellen Chapman
June 29 with Annemarie Hickey
June 30 with Courtney Thomas
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