morganzan 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/14/13) – Senior Alexandra Morgan has been selected to participate in the Bring it Promotions/USA to China, Challenge Invitational from June 14-27 in Shanghai and Beijing, China. Morgan and a team of 11 other collegiate players will suit up for a two-week invitational.
 
“I’m so excited,” Morgan said. “Any opportunity to improve my game is a great one; not only because it will make me better, but it will make my team better as well. I’m really looking forward to great competition and a great cultural experience.”
 
In addition to playing six matches, the team will have the opportunity to explore two of China’s most renowned cities in Beijing and Shanghai.
 
The trip begins with training and team bonding in Anaheim, Calif., on June 14 and 15 before the team travels to Shanghai on June 17. Opening ceremonies and the first match of the invitational is set for June 19. The final match is slated for June 25 and the team will return to the United States on June 27.
 
Morgan twice earned Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week accolades after leading the Wildcats with 132 blocks during its 2012 Sweet 16 run. She also logged a .347 hitting percentage during her junior campaign which ranked as the seventh best single-season mark in school history.
 
Kentucky will open up the 2013 season Aug. 30 in Long Beach, Calif., with a matchup against Florida State.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Deborah Moore (UK Athletics)

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

springhour

In Other News...

Mayor Payne Announces Plan to Table Tax Increases for Year

OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — Mayor Payne of Owensboro, Ky. made the following statement: "Today, I am announcing that I… Read More

No Downtown Trolley Today, March 5

OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — There will be no downtown trolley service today, March 5, 2015 due to inclement weather. For… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 9612

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 03, 2015 5858

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 05, 2015 4517

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal
March 05, 2015 4360

UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd
March 03, 2015 3950

Sacramento Man Charged with Rape, Sodomy

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 02, 2015 3811

HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 16, 2015

UPDATE: State of Emergency Declared for Kentucky

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Stories Trending Today

March 05, 2015 4517

State of Emergency Declared for Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Leslie Curneal
March 05, 2015 4360

UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd
March 05, 2015 2679

Deep Snowfall Stalls Western Kentucky

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 2057

Muhlenberg Issues State of Emergency Under…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 1626

Dyno Nobel Makes $1,600 Donation to Want Not…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 05, 2015 1470

Governor Declares State of Emergency

in Top News For All Sites by Office of the Governor
March 05, 2015 1204

KYDOT Believes as Many as 200 Vehicles Stuck on…

in General News For All Sites by Keith Todd
March 04, 2015 1195

I-24 Traffic Backed Up From 46-65 MM Due to…

in Local (Lakes) Top News by Keith Todd
March 05, 2015 1187

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Trample Lady Tigers in…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
March 04, 2015 1180

Gov. Beshear Warns Kentuckians to Prepare for…

in General News For All Sites by Office of the Governor