Volleyball's Tyanna Roy In Europe With 2015 MW Global Challenge All-Star Team

July 10, 2015

San José State senior volleyball player Tyanna Roy is one of 12 Mountain West volleyball players currently in Europe as part of the 2015 MW Global Challenge All-Star team.  The team is in Europe from July 7-18.

The team began training on July 8 in Dras, Austria, and fell in straight sets in a friendly match against the Israel Senior National team on July 9.  The team then defeated the Slovenia Youth National Team, 5-0, on July 10, and plays a friendly match against the Italy Junior National team on July 11.

The All-Star team will compete in the 2015 European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia, from July 13-16.  The challenges features junior national and club teams from throughout Europe.  Bring It Promotions, under the ownership of Tim Kelly, is managing the Mountain West all-star trip and has been running the Global Challenge tournament for 11 years. BIP has been coordinating overseas University tours since 1997. The 2014 squad placed third in the Brijuni Division at the Global Challenge.

2015 Global Challenge Europe Tournament Central
2015 Global Challenge Europe Opening Ceremony - July 12 - 1 p.m. MT / Noon PT
2015 Global Challenge Europe - Court 1
2015 Global Challenge Europe - Court 2

2015 MOUNTAIN WEST GLOBAL CHALLENGE
ALL-STAR VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE

Date

Opponent

Time (MT/PT)

Site

July 8

Training

8 a.m./7 a.m.

Maribor, Slovenia

July 9

Training

12:30 a.m./11:30 p.m. (7/8)

Maribor, Slovenia

Israel Senior National Team

9:30 a.m./8:30 a.m.

Dras, Austria

July 10

Training

3 a.m./2 a.m.

Dras, Austria

Slovenia Youth National Team

8 a.m./7 a.m.

Dras, Austria

July 11

Italy Junior National Team

10:30 a.m./9:30 a.m.

Bled, Slovenia

July 12

2015 Global Challenge Europe Opening Ceremony

1 p.m./Noon

Pula, Croatia

July 13

GC - Hungary Junior B National Team Court 2

3:30 a.m. / 2:30 a.m.

Pula, Croatia

GC - Falconara Juniors (Italy)
Uljanik (no livestream)

11 a.m. / 10 a.m.

Pula, Croatia

July 14

GC - Israel National Team Court 2

3:30 a.m. / 2:30 a.m.

Pula, Croatia

GC - Italy Junior National Team Court 2

11 a.m. / 10 a.m.

Pula, Croatia

July 15

GC - Opponent TBA

TBA

Pula, Croatia

July 16

GC - Opponent TBA

TBA

Pula, Croatia

2015 MOUNTAIN WEST GLOBAL CHALLENGE ALL-STAR VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Name

'15 Cl.

Pos.

Institution

Kaitlyn Oliver

So.

MB

Boise State

Maddy O'Donnell

Jr.

OPP/MB

Boise State

Adrianna Culbert

Sr.

OPP/OH

Colorado State

Cassidy Denny

Jr.

L/DS

Colorado State

Lyndsey Anderson

Jr.

S

Nevada

Devanne Sours

Jr.

OH/OPP

New Mexico

Julia Warren

Jr.

OH

New Mexico

Emma Fuzie

So.

MB

San Diego State

Tyanna Roy

Sr.

OH

San José State

Bree Hammel

Jr.

MB

UNLV

Alexis Patterson

Fr.

S

UNLV

Rachel Gale

So.

OH

Utah State

Head Coach: Jeff Nelson, New Mexico

Assistant Coach: Marc Swindle, Air Force