Former UW setter Lauren Carlini also is a member of the 25-player U.S. roster.
Dennis Punzel covers Wisconsin Badgers volleyball, women's basketball for the Wisconsin State Journal.
The team will tour Japan from June 14 to 26.
The Badgers, coming off a 25-7 season in which they advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament, will face 11 teams that played in the tournament last year.
Chilly, snowy weather didn't discourage the 10,500 or so competitors who took part in the rite of spring in Madison on Saturday.
Thomas, a unanimous All-American offensive tackle at UW in 2006 and a 10-time NFL Pro Bowl player with the Cleveland Browns, ready to cheer runners on during Saturday's event.
Barnes, a defensive specialist, plans to appeal to the Big Ten for a waiver so that she will be eligible to play this fall.
Jardine, a 6-1½ outside hitter from Pleasant Grove, just south of Salt Lake City, is UW's first recruit from Utah.
Smrek, a 15-year-old from Welland, Ontario, committed Thursday to join the UW program as the first member of the 2021 recruiting class.
Damrow, 13, a libero from Howards Grove, committed to play for UW earlier this month to culminate an exhaustive recruiting process that included many of the top programs in the country.
Dodd, a defensive specialist, suffered a torn ACL in practice last week.