Egonu’s #FIVBWomensWCH Record 45 Points Lifts Italy Past China in 5
Paola Egonu piled up a tournament scoring record 45 points (39 kills, 5 aces and a block) and Italy bested China in kills and aces in a five-set win to earn its first World Championships finals berth since 2002.
Serbia Earns Title Shot Behind Boskovic’s 29 Points vs. Dutch
Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.
Crabb/Gibb, Crabb/Bourne Among 8 Pool Play Title Winners in Las Vegas
Top seeded Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb and No. 19 Trevor Crabb/Tri Bourne are among eight pool title winners to earn a free pass to the second elimination round. Qualifiers Crabb/Bourne knocked off No. 3 Pablo Herrera/Adrian Gavira in straight sets to claim Pool C.
Stockman/Larsen, Flint/Day Win in Tiebreak in Vegas Open Main Draw
Just three of the 16 women’s main draw matches went the distance on Thursday with Latvia’s Anastasija Kravcenoka/Tina Graudina and Americans Emily Stockman/Kelley Larsen and Betsi Flint/Emily Day coming out victorious.
WATCH LIVE: P1440/FIVB Las Vegas Open Beginning at Noon ET
FIVB/P1440 Las Vegas Open Las Vegas Festival Grounds; Las Vegas, Nevada Oct. 15-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Watch Live: Men; Women Watch…
Seven American Pairs Among 16 Moving into Las Vegas 4-Star Main Draw
Four American men’s pairs and three United States women’s duos were among those the eight teams per gender that moved through qualifying into the p1440/FIVB Las Vegas Four Star on Wednesday.
10 Players Reach 1000 Kills, 3 Notch 1000th Dig on Week 8
Week 8 brought 10 players into the 1,000 kill club, bumping the total of active members to 99 players. Three others reached the 1,000 dig milestone, pushing the number of players in that group to 149 members.
Inside the Numbers: A Look at the NCAA Statistics through Week 8
After week 8, the midway point of some conference seasons, here’s a look at the NCAA Division I statistical leaders.
Cincinnati’s Thompson Notches Second VolleyMob Player of the Week Nod
Cincinnati’s Jordan Thompson averaged 7.89 kills, 3.00 digs and 0.56 blocks per set, while hitting .400 in wins over Tulsa and Wichita State in a record-setting weekend en route to her second VolleyMob Player of the Week honor.
China Owns the Net, Rallies Past Dutch in 4 Sets in Pool H Finale
Sloetjes piled up a match-high 26 points, but it was not enough to help the Dutch to victory as China boasted the advantage in every statistical category in rallying for the four-set win.