Luke Rinne, Director of Athletic Communications
ROMEOVILLE – Lewis University’s Iñaki Bustamante (Redondo Beach, Calif./Redondo Union) and Carlos Jimenez(Miami Beach, Fla./FLVS) have been selected to the USA Men’s Volleyball Beach Collegiate National Team.
Bustamante and Jimenez are two of 14 players selected to the team. The 14 athletes represent 10 colleges and universities around the country.
Players were nominated to the team by their coaches and selected based on their collegiate rankings.
Training plans for the team are on hold while the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Head coach for the men’s team is John Mayer, former U.S. National Team member and Loyola Marymount beach volleyball head coach. He will be assisted by two-time Olympian and 2008 gold medalist Riley Salmon, head men’s volleyball coach at the University of Jamestown.