USAV Names 2018 Verbals Serena Gray and Kaitlyn Hord to U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team

Serena Gray
Serena Gray
Kaitlyn Hord
Kaitlyn Hord

USA Volleyball has named its 24-player squad for the 2016 U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team (GYNTT), and the team includes 6-3 MB Serena Gray (San Gabriel, California, San Gabriel Elite), and 6-4 MB Kaitlyn Hord (Lexington, Kentucky, Lexington United VBC), both of whom have committed to Penn State for the 2018 season.

Here’s the complete roster, from an article by Bill Kauffman (

2016 U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team

Caitlin Baird (OH, Indianapolis, Indiana, 6-3, 2019, Circle City VBC, Hoosier)
Holly Campbell (M, Austin, Texas, 6-4, 2018, Austin Juniors, Lone Star)
Mackenzie Cole (Libero, Oakdale, New York, 5-9, 2018, Long Island Volleyball Academy, Garden Empire)
Sophia Dorsch-Summers (M, Beaverton, Oregon, 6-3, 2019, Athena Volleyball Academy, Columbia Empire)
Logan Eggleston (OH, Franklin, Tennessee, 6-2, 2019, Alliance VBC, Southern)
Skylar Fields (OH, Missouri City, Texas, 6-2, 2019, Houston Juniors, Lone Star)
Serena Gray (M, San Gabriel, California, 6-3, 2018, San Gabriel Elite VBC, Southern California)
Mia Grunze (OH, Waterford, Wisconsin, 6-2, 2018, Milwaukee Sting, Badger)
Kaitlyn Hord (M, Lexington, Kentucky, 6-4, 2018, Lexington United VBC, Pioneer)
Kendall Kipp (M, Newport Beach, California, 6-4, 2019, Momentous VBC, Southern California)
Kenzie Knuckles (Libero, Muncie, Indiana, 5-8, 2019, Munciana VBC, Hoosier)
Allison Martinez (OH, Montebello, California, 6-0, 2018, San Gabriel Elite, Southern California)
Brooke Nuneviller (Libero, Chandler, Arizona, 5-10, 2018, Aspire VBC, Arizona)
Erin O’Leary (S, Novi, Michigan, 5-10, 2018, Legacy VBC, Lakeshore)
Kalen Owes (OH, Phoenix, Arizona, 6-2, 2019, East Valley Juniors, Arizona)
Molly Phillips (M, Mansfield, Texas, 6-4, 2019, Texas Image VBC, North Texas)
Ella Powell (S, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 6-0, 2018, Ozark Juniors, Delta)
Kylie Robinson (S, Upland, California, 5-10, 2018, San Gabriel Elite VBC, Southern California)
Taylor Rowland (OH, Charlotte, North Carolina, 6-3, 2018, Carolina Juniors, Carolina)
Brooklyn Schirmer (OH, Long Beach, California, 6-1, 2018, Mizuno Long Beach VBC, Southern California)
Melani Shaffmaster (S, New Castle, Indiana, 6-3, 2020, Munciana VBC, Hoosier)
McKenna Vicini (M, Lexington, Kentucky, 6-2, 2019, Lexington United VBC, Pioneer)
Haley Warner (OH, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 6-1, 2018, Ozark Juniors, Delta)
Riley Zuhn (OH, Fort Collins, Colorado, 6-5, 2019, NORCO VBC, Rocky Mountain)