FIVB Volleyball Nations League
Iran, Poland and Serbia will join the U.S. Men’s National Team for three days of FIVB Volleyball Nations League matches on June 15-17, 2018.
The U.S. Men, ranked No. 2 in the world, will have a challenging weekend in Hoffman Estates, facing No. 3 Poland, No. 8 Iran and No. 11 Serbia. Each team will play the other three once during the weekend.
Among the U.S. players expected to compete are 2016 Olympic medalists Matt Anderson, Micah Christenson, Max Holt, Thomas Jaeschke, Aaron Russell, Taylor Sander, David Smith and Erik and Kawika Shoji.
Jaeschke grew up in nearby Wheaton, Ill., and played for Loyola of Chicago. Jeff Jendryk, who is also expected to compete, also grew up in Wheaton and will finish his career at Loyola in the spring.