Mass Selected to U.S. National A2 Program
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State libero Ashley Mass has been named to the U.S. Women's National A2 Program roster.
The rising senior and two-time Big 12 Libero of the Year is one of four liberos named to the program, which includes 24 collegiate student-athletes. The Muskego, Wis. native was one of 39 liberos to try out for the prestigious program.
Mass became Iowa State's first AVCA All-America first-team selection in 2009, the first libero to earn first-team honors since 2004. She led the Big 12 with 5.49 digs per set and was 10th in the nation.
The 2010 U.S. Women's National A2 program is scheduled to train May 24-28 in Tempe, Ariz., before being split into two 12-player rosters to compete in the Open Division of the 2010 USA Open National Championships held in Phoenix. The Open Division flight takes place May 29-June 1 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Additional information on the tournament can be found by clicking here.
To view the complete roster click the link slideout tab in the photo at the top of the story.