New Zealand’s Ben O’Dea has been delayed in his request for shoulder surgery by several months.
3-0 Poland will host 3-0 France along with China and Germany in Pool 8 of the 2018 Men’s Volleyball Nations League.
With Week 3 in the books, the top group of five remains the same, while one team has been mathematically eliminated from the Final 6 race.
Italy will look to stay undefeated in Pool 7 as Argentina hosts them, Canada and Iran in week two of the Men’s 2018 Volleyball Nations League.
Irina Voronkova was too hot to handle for Belgium as the Russian star put up 23 points in a four-set win Thursday. Serbia picked up two key points in the VNL standings, rallying for a five-set win over Turkey thanks to a 28-point effort by Tijana Boskovic after trailing 2-1 in the match.
Back in January, UC Davis outside hitter and Big West Freshman of the Year Mahalia White announced she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In her most recent twitter update, White shared with the world that she is now cancer free.
U.S. hitter Matt Anderson will represent the U.S. National Team for the first time this summer in week 2 in Brazil.
This pool features two of the 2016 Olympic medal winning teams in gold medalist Brazil and bronze medalist USA and the teams are playing Brazil in an arena that could hold as many as 15,000 raging fans.
Poland earned its first win of Week 3 action, besting South Korea across the stat sheet in an easy sweep and snapping a four-match skid as Malwina Smarzek notched 19 points. Tandara Caixeta supplied more than enough firepower to lift Brazil past the Netherlands in four sets, although the Dutch outscored the visitors by five points.
Two of Serbia’s stars won’t take the court in week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League