The volleyball squad to represent the Australian Uniroos at the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei has been selected as the team looks to improve on results in Gwangju two years ago.
In 2015, the Uniroos won just one game but three times they took the contest to five sets which is something to build on in this tournament with a few more experienced players keen to make their mark in green and gold.
On a whole, the team is young but does feature a number of promising players that have played exceptionally well representing their universities in Australia, the United States and Canada.
“We have a couple of players returning from the previous Universiade in Korea, but we are still a young side with several of our players having just completed their first year of University,” head coach Liam Sketcher said.
2017 Australian Summer Universiade Men's Volleyball Team
|Samuel Alves||University of New Brunswick (CAN)|
|Matthew Aubrey||University of Regina (CAN)|
|Samuel Brisbane||Mount Royal University (CAN)|
|Nicholas Butler||Curtin University|
|Simon Coat||N. Alberta Institute of Tech (CAN)|
|Thomas Hodges||The University of California - Irvine|
|Lewis Kehl||University of Canberra|
|Steven MacDonald||University of Canberra|
|Malachi Murch||University of South Australia|
|Curtis Stockton||University of Calgary (CAN)|
|Tim Taylor||University of Calgary (CAN)|
|Elliott Viles||University of Brandon (CAN)|
|Liam Sketcher (Head Coach)|