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US Junior National Team Player Mikayla Shields joins Athletes Abroad


Athletes Abroad is happy to announce the signing of American volleyball player Mikayla Shields. Mikayla comes to Athletes Abroad from the University of South Carolina where she had one of the most decorated careers in program history. Mikayla was a third team All-American this season (2019) and received Honorable Mention All-American the past two seasons (2018 & 2017). In addition to All-American honors Mikayla received All-SEC and AVCA All-Region honors in 2017, 2018, and 2019. In her freshmen season (2016) Mikayla was a member of the SEC All-Freshmen team and AVCA All-Region honorable mention.

Mikayla has also spent time with the U19 US National team helping them win a gold medal at the Pan American Cup games in 2017.

Please help us in welcoming Mikayla to the Athletes Abroad family! We are excited to see what she will accomplish in her professional career!