SAN FRANCISCO: Oregon middle blocker Sumeet Gill was named to the PAC-12 volleyball all-star team that will travel to China this summer from June 18-July 1, the conference has announced.
Gill is a sophomore for the Ducks after playing in 21 matches and making 18 starts during her freshman campaign. The Elk Grove, Calif., native averaged 1.12 kills/set and 0.77 blocks/set, earning a season high nine kills at Colorado.
The 12-member all-star volleyball team, led by UCLA head coach Michael Sealy, includes a player from 11 of the Pac-12 institutions and will play six matches while in China from June 19-July 1 against Chinese club and national teams. In addition to the matches, the student-athletes will enjoy cultural and sightseeing visits to Shanghai, Nanjing and Beijing. Previous all-star teams have made visits to the Great Wall, Forbidden City and other attractions.
The team will meet in Los Angeles for practice on June 18 before leaving for Shanghai on June 19. The first matches will be played in Nanjing before moving to Beijing for another series of matches.
Gulinder Gill, father of Sumeet, said “Sumeet is pride of our community . Her hard work and love of the game is propelling her to new heights.”
India Post News Service