Former Sehome standout to compete for US volleyball team


Willamette University outside hitter and former Sehome standout Madisyn Leenstra has been selected as a member of the 2013 USA Division III Women's Volleyball team for its upcoming tour in Brazil.

The squad is composed of the top 12 players in Division III, and Leenstra is the only selection from the Northwest Conference

Leenstra recorded double-digit kills in 14 games last year and had a career-high 28 against Lewis & Clark College. She was the first Bearcat in eight years to earn a first-team All-Northwest Conference selection.

Team USA's Brazilian Tour begins Monday, June 10, in Orlando, Fla., before the team departs for Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 11. Leenstra and her club then travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 16, before heading home Tuesday, June 18.

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