Lakota East Grad Ashley Evans Lands Spot On USA VB Squad


Former Lakota East Girls Volleyball standout, Ashley Evans, has landed a spot on TEAM USAFormer L

Lakota East Girls Volleyball standout and Purdue All-American,  Ashley Evans, has landed a spot on the Team USA National Volleyball squad.vans, has landed a spot on TEAM USA!

The U.S. Women’s National Team has announced its roster which will compete in the NORCECA Champions Cup set for Aug. 22-24 at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Outsides: Roni Jones-Perry, Simone Lee, Kadie Rolfzen, Sarah Wilhite Parsons
Middles: Rhamat Alhassan, Jenna Rosenthal, Paige Tapp
Opposite: Oluoma Okaro
Setters: Ashley Evans, Samantha Seliger-Swenson
libero: Amanda Benson

The U.S. Women will train together starting Aug. 17 in Colorado Springs in preparation for the tournament.  The NORCECA Champions Cup is a four-team round-robin tournament for the top women’s and men’s volleyball teams in NORCECA, which encompasses North America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Evans, a 6-1 setter from Purdue University.  Ashley Evans received honorable mention All-American status and was also named an Academic All-American for the third time in her career, she was the first ever to receive three such honors for Purdue. She ended the season with 1343 assists and 30 aces.he ORCEEvans, a 6-1 setter from Purdue University.  Below are several links that highlight Ashley's outstanding accomplishments on and off the volleyball court.