LLOY BALL (UNITED STATES) - MALE INDOOR PLAYER
Lloy Ball is the only United States male player to play in four Olympic Games for indoor volleyball. After competing in the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, he capped his career with USA by winning gold at the 2008 Olympic Games. Ball was selected the most valuable player and Best Setter of the 2008 FIVB World League after pacing Team USA to the title weeks before the 2008 Olympic Games. He also earned bronze at the 1994 FIVB World Championship. Ball collected three CEV Champions League silver medals in the early 2000s with one coming with Italy’s Pallavolo Modena in 2002-03 and the other two with Greece’s Iraklis Thessaloniki in 2004-05 and 2005-06. After transferring to play for Russia’s Zenit Kazan, he earned the CEV Champions League gold medal in 2007-2008, followed by the silver medal in 2010-11 when he was selected as Best Setter.