Canadian Women’s bring point of view, insight into second Volleyball Nations League season

Date : 31 May to 17 July, 2022 
Host Country : Turkey 
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There were numerous examples scholarly in the Canadian ladies’ very first scavenge in the lofty Volleyball Nations League (VNL) last season. Presently the youthful crew is prepared for year No. 2. Lead trainer Shannon Winzer declared her 14-player program Tuesday in front of the main leg of rivalry this week in Shreveport-Bossier City, La., which goes through Sunday.

Canada will play Poland, the Dominican Republic, Olympic boss United States and Korea then, at that point, make a beeline for the Philippines for the subsequent leg prior to getting back to Canada for the third leg from June 28 to July 3 right beyond Calgary at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex, Tsuut’ina Nation.

Women’s finals for 2022 will be held in Ankara, Turkey in July.

Beyond the Olympics and big showdowns, which occur this fall in the Netherlands, Volleyball Nations League is the top global contest in the game. Of the 16 groups, 12 are center countries in addition to four challengers, of which Canada is one. The last-place challenger group will be consigned and need to contend in the 2022 Women’s Challenger Cup in Croatia to procure their spot back.

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Canada, positioned No. 18 on the planet, wrapped up with a 3-12 record last year, which was held in an air pocket in Rimini, Italy. The U.S. were the general ladies’ victor in 2021, trailed by Brazil and Japan.

Holding back nothing

The greatest example from their very first appearance in VNL was point of view, Winzer said on a new call with CBC Sports.

“We truly worked effectively of realizing that we will commit errors. It’s an expectation to learn and adapt. I figure we did a truly great job of doing the basic things effectively, yet when we weren’t generally ready to do the huge things we’re like, ‘That is where we are,’ and one year from now we will commit less of those errors.

“Our objective is the Olympics in 2024 and afterward 2028 and we will be practical on where we are on our excursion and not get down on the things we have zero control over and the things that need to occur before the following thing can occur. We worked effectively of that.”

The Canadian ladies’ volleyball crew hasn’t made an Olympic Games since Atlanta in 1996.

Canada’s major objectives this season are to remain in VNL and to make the second round of the big showdowns. With Olympic qualifying starting in the fall of 2023, Winzer feels they need to reliably play first class contest to move along.

“Just 12 groups on the planet go [to the Olympics] and we’re positioned No. 18. These large competitions are not only significant for us due to positioning places, however this is the subsequent summer we will play 12 games against the best groups on the planet. Last year we played 15 games against the best groups on the planet. You will move along.”

Van Ryk, Gray lead charge

The ongoing crew is youthful, with a typical age of 24. A considerable lot of the group’s players have just played expertly for a few years and some are still in college. Winzer considers that to be a benefit. “We’re youthful and with that, there’s a specific sort of boldness, which is really energizing to mentor.” The Canadian program highlights players from last year’s VNL list, with several new faces.

Driving the charge will be champion external hitter Kiera Van Ryk, who was 6th in competition scoring last season. The six-foot-one local of Surrey, B.C., who brought home the 2019 U Sports championship with the UBC Thunderbirds, is falling off an effective expert season in Turkey.

Likewise partaking in major areas of strength for an expertly in Italy with Busto is Calgary’s Alexa Gray. A previous all-American with Brigham Young University, Gray some injury inconveniences last season in VNL yet is fit and gives flexibility in assault.

Every one of the 2022 VNL matches will be streamed live on CBCSports.ca, the CBC Sports application and CBC Gem. Select games will like wise show up on CBC TV, including Saturday against Olympic hero U.S. at 4 p.m. ET. The Canadian men’s program will be delivered before the group starts off its mission on June 7 in Ottawa.

Full Women’s Squad

Brie King, Surrey, B.C.
Courtney Baker, Bridgewater, N.S.
Jennifer Cross (chief), Scarborough, Ont.
Emily Maglio, Coquitlam, B.C.
Jazmine White, Oshawa, Ont.
Allyssah Fitterer, Georgetown, Ont.
Hilary Howe, Calgary, Alta.
Andrea Mitrovic, Mississauga, Ont.
Alexa Gray, Calgary
Caroline Livingston, Kelowna, B.C.
Kiera Van Ryk, Surrey
Sydney Grills, Vancouver
Kat Georgiadis, Scarborough
Julia Murmann, Toronto.