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White, Team USA Place 11th at FIVB U21 World Championships

White helped the U.S. MJNT to an 11th-place finish at the FIVB U21 World Championships (photo courtesy FIVB).

FIVB U21 World Championship Results

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rising junior D.J. White helped the U.S. Men's Junior National Team to an 11th-place finish at the 2013 FIVB Volleyball Men's Under-21 World Championships, held this year in Ankara and Izmir, Turkey, August 22 through Sept. 1.

Team USA finished the 17th biennial event, which featured 20 teams for the first time in tournament history, with a 4-4 overall record with wins over Egypt, Rwanda and two against Canada. White appeared in all of the U.S.'s eight games.

Last season with the Crimson, the Hermosa Beach, Calif., native was named to the All-EIVA first team for the second year in a row. He carried the third highest hitting percentage (.314) in the EVIA, which also ranked 26th in the nation, and averaged 3.19 kps for the seventh best in the conference. White sits fifth on Harvard's all-time kills per set list (3.55 kps) and tenth on the Crimson's all-time kills list (587).