Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience as the USA Volleyball team competes against the world’s most talented teams in the Women’s VNL Finals at College Park Center in Arlington, TX from July 12-16. As the host of the VNL Finals, Team USA, reigning Olympic champions, has secured their place in this prestigious event alongside seven other top-tier teams. Among these potential contenders are renowned adversaries Brazil, World Champions Serbia, beloved crowd favorites Japan, and current VNL titleholders Italy.
Volleyball World is proud to offer fans, athletes, partners, and other sports enthusiasts the pinnacle of volleyball experiences at the Finals in Arlington. Whether you’re a seasoned volleyball pro or new to the sport, this event promises to be an unforgettable occasion for all attendees. Spectators will witness these remarkable athletes defy gravity with their incredible spiking and smashing abilities on their quest for ultimate glory.
Texas players to watch
- Asjia O’Neal from Southlake, TX was All-American at the University of Texas and helped the team to a national title in 2022. O’Neal plays middle blocker for the U.S. team and at the Brazil match scored four points on three kills and one block. O’Neal entered the Serbia match in the first round at the start of the third set and finished the match, scoring five points on four kills and one block.
- Middle blocker, Brionne Butler, also a University of Texas graduate from Kendleton, TX, who made her VNL debut in 2022, scored 13 points on a match-high eight blocks and five kills in the win against No.1 Serbia in the first round.
- Other Texans to watch at the VNL games are Olympic gold and FIVB Volleyball Nations League gold medalist Chiaka Ogbogu from Coppell, TX and a graduate of the University of Texas. Ogbogu plays middle and is sure to be a star of these games along with outside hitter, Avery Skinner from Katy, TX. Skinner was all-American at both Kentucky and Baylor.
- Another top player and favorite on this year’s USA team is former team captain Jordan Larson, a three-time Olympian, and three-time VNL Champion. Her return is creating a buzz of excitement. Larson’s leadership and experience will be key in helping Team USA go for gold once again.
- Among the newest talents added to this year’s team, Alexandra Frantti, who made her international debut last year at the VNL 2022 as an outside hitter, will be supported by fellow teammate Annie Drews, the veteran outside hitter named MVP at the 2019 VNL edition, when Team USA won their second title. Drews was also a part of the golden squad in Tokyo 2020, and she is sure to be a force to be reckoned with once again at this year’s competition.
Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to experience the event from our new premium and courtside seats. These tickets have just been released and are selling quickly, so make sure to secure tickets now at VNLTickets.com and prepare yourself for an unparalleled volleyball extravaganza.
Poland vs. Germany – 4:00 p.m.
USA vs. Japan – 7:30 p.m.
Brazil vs. China – 10:30 a.m.
Turkey vs. Italy – 2:00 p.m.
Final Rounds are July 15 and 16 with a medal ceremony after the final game on July 16.
About Volleyball Nations League The Volleyball Nations League (VNL) is an annual international men’s and women’s volleyball competition organized by Volleyball World and launched in 2018. The league features the world’s top national teams competing in pools across numerous weeks in iconic cities around the world. The top teams advance to the VNL Finals which always feature fierce competition and electric crowds wowed by the very best of live volleyball action. The VNL promises to bring the best live sport to volleyball’s most passionate and biggest communities .