Japan’s JT Marvelous re-signs Apogit Drews from the U.S. women’s volleyball team

JT Marvelous (hereinafter JT) of Japan’s V Premier League brought in Andrea Drews (USA) as a foreign player for the 2023-24 season. Drews has a connection with JT.

He played in JT uniform from 2019 to 2022. JT is a club that is familiar to domestic volleyball fans.

This is the team that Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) joined during her first overseas expansion. Kim Yeon-kyung played for JT for two seasons from 2009 to 2011 (at the time, she moved on loan), and used her performance as a stepping stone to sign with Fenerbahce and advance to the Turkye (Turkey) league.카지노사이트

Drews is also a familiar face to domestic volleyball fans. He plays for the United States women’s volleyball team as a left-handed apogee, playing in the World Championships organized by the International Federation of Volleyball (FIVB) and the Volleyball Nations League (VNL).

She won a gold medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. At that time, the Korean national team for which Kim Yeon-kyung played took fourth place.

Drews spent her last season playing for Italy’s Seria A Megaboli before returning to Japan after one season. Drews, a tall spiker with a height of 191 cm, was born in 1993 and graduated from Purdue University. After graduation, she moved to the Puerto Rican League and then to the Italian League in 2017, where she spent two seasons.

JT officially announced the recruitment of Drews on the 6th. Meanwhile, JT has middle blocker Alia Santiago (Philippines) as an Asia Quarter (AQ) player.

Japan’s V Premier League will begin its 2023-24 season schedule on October 14 for the men’s division and on October 21 for the women’s division. JT will play its first game of the season against Toyota on the 24th.

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