Bailey Williams, a Royal Palm Beach High School freshman volleyball player, was selected to the 2013 USA Volleyball Select National A2 Invitational Team Program/Alternate A1 National Team Training Team to train in Colorado Springs this summer.
The National A2 Invitational Team Program is designed to give the country’s top athletes the opportunity to work with national coaches at a competitive event. Players who participate in the program will train for four days as a group, training in all skills and focusing on position specific area each day. On the fifth day, players will be split into 16-tiered, eight-player teams in which they will train for a full day under international rules and team opponent scouting. The final days feature an international-style tournament culminating in a tournament championship on the final day. The Select A2 Invitational Team Program consists of a total of 128 athletes from the select age group. Williams trained July 5-11 at the University of Colorado Springs.
Williams was also selected to the 2013 Florida Region Team in the girls select division. Williams represented the Florida region as the captain of the 2011-12 team and won a bronze medal. This year, the team is looking to compete for the gold medal. Williams will be attending the Girls Junior National Volleyball Championship in Dallas. She will also compete July 23-27 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. It is an exciting opportunity for Williams to represent Florida in this international competition.
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