United States to send leading U19 beach teams to Youth Olympics

Colorado Springs, USA, September 11, 2018 - USA Volleyball has announced the beach volleyball teams it has nominated to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, pending approval by the United States Olympic Committee. The event will be held from October 6 to 18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

For the women, Devon Newberry, 17, and Lindsey Sparks, 18, will compete. On the men’s side, Tim Brewster, 18, and John Schwengel, 18, are on the team. Ali Wood Lamberson will travel as team leader and coach.

Newberry and Sparks qualified by finishing second at the NORCECA qualifying tournament from May 25 to 28 in Cuba.

Brewster and Schwengel finished third at that tournament and were given a wild card berth to Argentina.

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