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US Olympic volleyball team unveiled

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11:55, July 04, 2012

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The US women's volleyball squad was unveiled Tuesday and submitted to the U.S. Olympic Committee for approval before heading for the London Olympic Games.

The 12-player team includes 39-year-old Danielle Scott-Arruda, who will become the first U.S. volleyball player, male or female, to make five Olympic teams.

Other repeat Olympians named to the squad include setter Lindsey Berg, outside hitter Logan Tom and opposite Tayyiba Haneef-Park. Newcomers include opposite Destinee Hooker and outside hitter Jordan Larson.

The U.S. women's team is ranked No. 1 in the world going into the London Games.

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