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U.S. National Volleyball Teams to Support Team USA at OC Sports Grill on Sunday
ANAHEIM, CA - (February 19, 2010) - Members of the U.S. National Volleyball Teams will be wearing their red, white and blue this Sunday in support of Team USA athletes competing in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.  The U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams train at the USA National Team Center located within the American Sports Centers in Anaheim, and members from both squads will gather together at the OC Sports Grill to watch and cheer on Team USA’s hockey team as it plays the national team from Canada.  The televised game starts at 4:40 p.m. PT. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to meet the USAV athletes and get the best seat in the house.

Members of the Anaheim-based U.S. National Volleyball Teams scheduled to be in attendance at the OC Sports Grill include:

Women’s Players:
Bryn Kehoe (North Bend, Ohio)
Lauren Paolini (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Foluke Akinradewo (Plantation, Fla.)
Christa Harmotto (Aliquippa, Pa.)
Christie Landry (Volunteer Assistant)

Men’s Players:
Hudson Bates (Richmond, Va.)
Matt Werle,(Meadville, Pa.)
Jake Schkud (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Mark Ribeiro II (New York, N.Y.)
Jonathan Charette (Fullerton, Calif.)

The OC Sports Grill is located at 450 N. State College Blvd. in the city of Orange.

For more information on the U.S. National Volleyball Teams (www.usavolleyball.org) and the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net, keyword: USA Volleyball.

Media Contact: Ruth Ruiz 714.765.5060more city news


ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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