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American Volleyball Player Lauryn Gillis signs her first professional contract


Athletes Abroad is happy to announce the signing of American Volleyball Player Lauryn Gillis to her first professional contract with Oriveden Ponnistuksen (OrPo) in the Finnish Mestaruusliga (top league)

Lauryn played four years of indoor volleyball for the University of Wisconsin – one of the top NCAA volleyball programs in the US. She was an important part of the squad as they made it to the NCAA tournament Elite 8 in 2015 and the Sweet Sixteen in 2016 and 2017. In 2015 Lauryn was a part of the USA Junior National Team that won a gold medal in the Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.

Lauryn will join the team as they enter the second half of their season and vie for a spot in the playoffs.

Athletes Abroad congratulates Lauryn on signing her first professional contract and looks forward to seeing what she will add to OrPo this season!