Parker Swartz

Men's Basketball

Two Cardinals Set to Compete in the FISU America Games

MUNCIE, Ind.— Members of both the Ball State men's basketball and men's volleyball programs are currently in Sao Paulo, Brazil, competing in the FISU America Games. Tayler Persons and Parker Swartz were two of the 96 U.S. student-athletes selected for the Games.

The FISU America Games are a multi-sport event sanctioned by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The FISU America Games are a regional multi-sport event similar to the Pan-American Games for FISU member countries of North and South America held in even-numbered years. The Games invite all the countries of the world for the biennial events. The 2018 Games are the inaugural FISU America Games held in São Paulo, Brazil, July 20-29, 2018.

The USA Team has representatives in men's and women's track and field, men's and women's basketball, men's soccer (football), judo, and men's and women's volleyball for a total delegation of 138 Americans.

To follow along or learn more, please go to or follow them on Twitter @usateam_. There is also more information on the official website,

Complete men's basketball schedule.
Complete men's volleyball schedule.
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