Menzel Takes His Talent to Pan Am Games

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Former UC Santa Barbara star Jeff Menzel has traded in his blue and gold for the red, white and blue as the All-American is now a member of the Pan American Team, representing USA Volleyball.

Menzel, who led UCSB to the NCAA Tournament title match, is part of the 12-man Pan Am Team, which has already begun playing in the 2011 Pan American Cup in Quebec, Canada.

The 6-foot-6 outside hitter has seen action in all of Team USA's matches thus far and chipped in six kills on Tuesday in a victory over Panama.

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