RosterSeasonUtah Stingers 2020 Roster

July 19, 20200

For the 2020 season, the Utah Stingers boast a deep roster filled with strong determination, veteran experience, and professional talent. The Stingers are reaping the benefits of the long-lasting excellence of local BYU players but will also have international all-stars, solidifying Utah as a potential volleyball powerhouse in the NVA. The Stingers promise their fans the season will be one to remember as they get to see their favorite players fighting for the championship.


On the outside, they have an all-BYU Alumni cast with the most recent star Storm Fa’agata-Tufuga, the Provo Utah native Philip Fuchs, AVCA first-team player Andrew Stewart, and local talent Kalen Stewart. To top it all off, they have the Cuban ‘big man’ Yosleyder Cala who has had an impressive 16-year professional career after a stellar college career with the Cougars..


For the opposites, they have the Canadian Carson Heninger and Cory Metcalf from Utah Valley University. Rounding out the rightsides is Jorge Mencia from Cuba, who also has a healthy 12-year resume playing overseas.


The Middles are a strong group led by the 2012 Olympian and two-time world champion Russell Holmes, GCU Alumni Alex Shmelev, and two time all-American Russ Lavaja.


Their Setters run deep with 2013 MPSF Conference Champion Ryan Boyce, BYU alumni  Hamilton Day and Tyler Heap, and 2018 All-American and MPSF All-Academic Leo Durkin.


Finally, in the libero position, the Stingers have the always energetic Kai Dugquem from Ohio State University and Arizona Native Chandler Baugh.

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