Emma Grome Selected for USA Collegiate National Team

Emma Grome Selected for USA Collegiate National Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Emma Grome, a junior setter for the University of Kentucky Volleyball team and reigning Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, was selected Thursday evening for the 2023 Collegiate National Team.

The team includes 20 of the country’s top collegiate women’s volleyball players and a staff of seven. The Collegiate Team will train June 18-24 in Anaheim, Calif., alongside the U.S. Women’s National Team as it prepares for the final preliminary round of Volleyball Nations League.

Emma Grome, Jr., S

Loveland, Ohio

2022 Second Team All-America

  • SEC Player of the Year
  • Led all power-five setters in assists per set
  • Eight-time SEC Player of the Week
  • All-SEC

Longtime NTDP coach Michelle Chatman Smith will be the team’s head coach. Her assistants will be Olympic medalists Tayyiba Haneef-Park and Danielle Scott along with BYU Head Coach Heather Olmstead.

2023 U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team

Name (Position, Height, Birth year, Hometown, College, USAV Region)

Anita Anwusi (MB, 6-3, 2001, Houston, Texas, LSU, Lone Star)

Lauren Briseño (L, 5-7, 2003, San Antonio, Texas, Baylor, Lone Star)

Meg Brown (MB, 6-3, 2002, Santa Ana, Calif., Pepperdine, Southern California)

Mimi Colyer (OH, 6-3, 2004, Lincoln, Calif., Univ. of Oregon, Northern California)

Anna Dixon (O, 6-2, 2000, Louisburg, Kan., Univ. of Florida, Heart of America)

Anna Dodson (MB, 6-5, 2001, Fort Collins, Colo., UCLA, Rocky Mountain)

Skylar Fields (OH, 6-2, 2001, Missouri City, Texas, Univ. of Southern California, Lone Star)

Sophie Fischer (MB, 6-4, 2001, Fort Mill, S.C., Univ. of Georgia, Palmetto)

Morgan Geddes (OH, 6-2, 2002, Grove City, Ohio, Univ. of Indiana, Ohio Valley)

Kate Georgiades (L, 5-9, 2002, College Station, Texas, Houston, Lone Star)

Emma Grome (S, 5-9, 2002, Loveland, Ohio, Univ. of Kentucky, Ohio Valley)

Camryn Haworth (S, 5-9, 2003, Fishers, Ind., Univ. of Indiana, Hoosier)

Jordan Iliff (Opp, 6-2, 2002, Saint Louis, Mo., Univ. of Missouri, Gateway)

Lauren Jardine (OH, 6-2, 2002, Highland, Utah, Univ. of Utah, Intermountain)

Janice Leao (MB, 6-3, 2001, New Bedford, Mass., Univ. of Miami, New England)

Erin Livingston (OH, 6-2, 2000, Provo, Utah, BYU, Intermountain)

Caroline Meuth (OH, 6-0, 2001, San Antonio, Texas, Texas A&M, Lone Star)

Kate Prior (Opp, 6-4, 2004, Henderson, Nev., BYU, Southern California)

Lexi Rodriguez (L, 5-5, 2003, Sterling, Ill., Univ. of Nebraska, Great Lakes)

Alexis Stucky (S, 6-2, 2004, Laramie, Wyo., Univ. of Florida, Rocky Mountain)


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