Libero Dalianliz Rosado (Morovis, Puerto Rico) will represent the University of Minnesota as a part of the Big Ten Foreign Tour, June 17-28. Minnesota's video coordinator, Alex Dunphy, will also travel with the team as the trip's director of operations.
For the second time in the past three years, Big Ten volleyball students from all 14 institutions will travel overseas to compete in a foreign tour. In addition to competition on the court, the tour will feature community service initiatives and the opportunity to experience new cultures. The Big Ten Volleyball Foreign Tour Team will travel to the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Italy and Austria from June 17-28, 2017. Maryland head coach Steve Aird will serve as the head coach of the Big Ten Volleyball Foreign Tour Team.
Rosado held a team-best 511 digs and averaged 4.06 per set last season. She ranked second on the team in assists (121) and third in aces (26). For her career, Rosado has played in 100 matches, held 1,346 digs, 285 assists and 57 aces. She ranks sixth all-time in digs. Since joining the Gopher program, Rosado has led the team in digs each year, including 539 as a sophomore.
Dunphy joined the Gopher staff in March. Prior to her Minnesota tenure, Dunphy was an assistant coach at Pepperdine for three season and Miami in 2013. This is her second trip abroad with a team, the first coming in 2016 with the U.S. Collegiate National Team in China.
Big Ten Foreign Tour
Kendall Beerman (Indiana)
Samantha Drechsel (Maryland)
Autumn Bailey (Michigan State)
Allie Lindroth (Northwestern)
Victoria Gorrell (Penn State)
Claire Kieffer-Wright (Michigan)
Annika Olsen (Iowa)
Jordyn Poulter (Illinois)
Audra Appold (Ohio State)
Hunter Atherton (Nebraska)
Tionna Williams (Wisconsin)
Dalianliz Rosado (Minnesota)
Danielle Cuttino (Purdue)
Jasmine Stackhouse (Rutgers)
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