The reigning Pac-12 player of the year led Team USA to a gold medal.
University of Washington volleyball player Courtney Schwan was named the MVP of the European Global Challenge in Croatia as she led the U.S. Collegiate Team to the gold medal.
Schwan, the reigning Pac-12 player of the year, led the U.S. team in kills over the final three matches. The team is made up of players with at least one year of college eligibility remaining who were selected during a tryout in March.
Team USA beat an all-star team from the Mountain West Conference 3-0 in the final match Friday. Schwan had 14 kills and four aces.
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