HONOLULU - University of Hawai`i alumni Taylor Averill will represent the United States Pan American Men's Volleyball Team at the Pan American Games, July 17-26 in Toronto, Canada. The 2015 graduate was selected to the 12-player roster as announced by USA Volleyball on Monday.
A two-time AVCA All-American, Averill joins the team as one of three middle-blockers and will play under U.S. Men's Head Coach John Speraw. The country's top players from programs such as Pepperdine, UC Irvine and Loyola Chicago will be playing alongside Averill to represent the U.S.
The U.S. Pan American Men's Volleyball Team is subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee.
Pan Am Games Schedule (All Times Local)
Pool A: Argentina, Brazil, Columbia, Cuba
Pool B: Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States
Pool Play for Team USA
July 17: USA vs. Puerto Rico, 3:30 p.m.
July 19: USA vs. Mexico, 9 p.m.
July 21: USA vs. Canada, 7 p.m.