By Cindy Luis
It might be old news but just got it from USAV…
The selected girls’ youth beach teams are Summer Ross (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Jane Croson (Lakewood, Calif.) along with partners Lara Dykstra (Hermosa Beach, Calif.) and Rebecca Strehlow (Long Beach, Calif.)
Jane Croson and Summer Ross posing at the SWATCH FIVB Beach Youth World Championships Ross and Croson have competed the past two years in the annual FIVB Beach World Championships. They placed fifth at the 2009 FIVB Youth (U-19) Beach World Championships. In 2008, the pair placed seventh at FIVB Junior (U-21) Beach World Championships and made history as the youngest pair to ever compete in the event
Croson is working on her indoor game as she prepares to travel with the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team to Tijuana, Mexico, to contend in the 2010 NORCECA Women’s Junior (U-20) Continental Championships from July 5-10. Dykstra competed in the 2008 FIVB Youth World Championship for beach volleyball and Strehlow was a member of the 2009 U.S. Girls’ Youth Beach Training Team.