NVA KICKS OFF '97 SEASON WITH ST. LOUIS/NEBRASKA;
SAN DIEGO, CALIF.,
The National Volleyball Association
kicks off its fourth season this weekend with two great match ups
Saturday evening, February 1st, with the St. Louis Spirits
challenging the Tornados in Omaha Nebraska, while the
Colorado Thunder travel to Salt Lake City to face the Utah
UTAH TO HOST COLORADO IN LEAGUE'S FOURTH SEASON OPENER
The Omaha Tornados/St. Louis Spirits match will feature
the long-awaited confrontation of Huskers "old" and "new".
Former University of Nebraska All-American and 1992 & 1996
Olympian Lori Endicott of the St. Louis Spirits returns to
Omaha to challenge the new Nebraska stars, former University
of Nebraska All-Americans Christy Johnson and Allison Weston,
the 1995 NCAA PLayer of the Year. The match is slated for a
7:30 p.m. start in Omaha.
The Utah Golden Spikers/Colorado Thunder match will feature
former USA National Team members. Julie Bremner Romias,
a former All-American at UCLA and pro beach player, will pace
the Utah Golden Spikers, while Penny Lucas-White, current
head coach at the Air Force Academy, looks to dominate for
the Colorado Thunder.
The match will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Salt Lake City.
Former Olympic assistant coaches Gary Sato (Colorado Thunder) and
Kent Miller (St. Louis Spirits); three-time Junior Coach of the
Year Albert Gasparian (Arizona Flames) and last year's NVA
League Champion Coach Annette Cottle (Utah Golden Spikers)
are a few of the talented coaches in the NVA.
A member organization of USA Volleyball, the National Volleyball
Association is the premier women's professional indoor volleyball
league in the United States.
The players and the coaches in the NVA are many of the best in
the game. The players include former and future Olympians,
former and future National Team members, former NCAA All-Americans
and pro beach players.
Call 1-800-577-4537 for ticket information.
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