Changes Pay Off For Mid-Tier Teams (Serie A Week 13 Update)

  0 Jesse Birdsall | January 09th, 2018 | Italian League, News

Italian Women’s Serie A Week 13 Update

Regular league play is back in session this week and the middle tier teams are making moves up the ranks. With a five set win over Busto Arsizio, Lardini Filottrano has secured a statement win against the current #4 ranked team in the league after a coaching change midseason. Imoco Volley Congeliano andIgor Gorgonzola Novara are holding on to the top two spots with narrow 3-1 and 3-2 victories respectively. With a couple coaching changes and new transfers in to the league, the next couple weeks will be interesting as these teams adapt to their new personnel.

Week 13 Scores

Week 13- January 7

Winning team is in bold. 

Home Team Visiting Team Facility Score
Il Bisonte Firenze Imoco Volley Conegliano Mandela Forum 1-3 (25, 22, 11,25, 23-25, 12-25)
Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena Foppapedretti Bergamo Palasport G. Panini 3-0 (25-22, 31-29, 25-18)
Pomì Casalmaggiore Savino Del Bene Scandicci Pala Radi 3-1 (25-19, 15-25, 25-21, 25-18)
Lardini Filottrano Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio Pala Baldinelli 3-2 (19-25, 25-19, 26-24, 17-25, 15-10)
SAB Volley Legnano Saugella Team Monza Palaborsani 0-3 (18-25, 20-25, 13-25)
Igor Gorgonzola Novara myCicero Volley Pesaro Pala Igor Gorgonzola 3-2 (25-23, 27-25, 22-25, 19-25, 15-13)


Team Bests

  • Hitting Percentage (49%) – Saugella Team Monza
  • Reception Percentage (51.7%) – Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena
  • Blocks (19) – myCicero Volley Pesaro
  • Points (858) – Imoco Volley Conegliano
  • Aces (7) – Lardini Filottrano, Savino Del Bene Scandicci, and Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena

Individual Bests

Up Next

Week 14- January 14

Home Team Visiting Team Facility
Pomì Casalmaggiore Foppapedretti Bergamo Pala Radi Cremona
Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena Palayamamay
Igor Gorgonzola Novara Il Bisonte Firenze Pala Igor Gorgonzola
Savino Del Bene Scandicci Saugella Team Monza Palazzetto Dello Sport
Imoco Volley Conegliano Lardini Filottrano Pala Verde
myCicero Volley Pesaro SAB Volley Legnano Padiglione D

Injuries and Transfers: 

  • Annie Drews is back in Italy with Pomì Casalmaggiore, replacing Sarah Pavan who has separated with the club
  • Hannah Tapp injured and may be out for the rest of the season for Il Bisonte Firenze
  • Marco Bracci has been let go from his head coaching position for Il Bisonte Firenze
  • Judith Pietersen will be joining Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena
  • Lauren Gibbemeyer will be joining Igor Gorgonzola Novara

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