The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled through Turkey in a VNL Finals rematch, as they are one of 4 still up for a top 3 spot in Pool F.
Louisa Lippmann led Germany to the biggest upset of the tournament so far on Sunday.
Karsta Lowe started for Team USA as the Americans rolled through Bulgaria to open the 2nd round of play at the Women’s Volleyball World Championships.
Italy enters Pool F in first place after the First Round.
2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championships – Pool E October 7th-11th, 2018 Nippon Giashi Hall, Nagoya, Japan – Capacity 10,000…
Tijana Boskovic (above) and Serbia were a machine in the preliminary round, using plenty of reserves and still going largely unchallenged.
At the end of the day, the Netherlands, Italy, the United States and Serbia wrapped up the preliminary round with perfect 5-0 marks and pool titles.
The 2nd-ranked United States outlasted a tough 5th-ranked Russia squad to finish Pool C action with a 5-0 mark inside Kobe Green Arena Thursday. The loss drops the Russians to 4-1 at the FIVB World Championship.
7th-ranked Italy rallied all the way back for a 3-1 upset victory after dropping the opening set to top-ranked China. The Italians complete pool play with a perfect 5-0 mark, while the Chinese drop to 4-1 heading to the second round of FIVB World Championship action.
Pool D continued its trend of sweeps on the final day of preliminary round action at the FIVB Women’s World Championships with Serbia, the Dominican Republic and Brazil coming up victorious.