It’s win-and-in for the women from Brazil: one win next week locks up their spot in the Final 6.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley leads Team USA in scoring through 4 weeks of play at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League.
Kelsey Robinson (above, red jersey) has been a more consistent libero for the Americans since taking over in week 3, and Kim Hill leads the tournament with a 22.22% reception.
After four weeks of competition, the United States is the only team that has officially punched its ticket to the Volleyball Nations League Final Six due to results. China is in as the host team.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley racked up a match-high 18 points to guide the United States to a sweep of host China, its 10th straight win in Volleyball Nations League play.
With the USA Women’s National Team clinching their berth for the Volleyball Nations League Finals in Nanjing, China with Italy…
The United States punched the first ticket to the Final Six in China, while the days results also knocked Germany and Belgium out of contention.
The Americans clinched a spot in the Final 6 on Wednesday evening while eating dinner in China.
Lauren Gibbemeyer had a breakout game, posting a match-high 16 points, including eight of the USA’s 14 blocks, as the Americans rolled on to its ninth straight win on Wednesday, besting Brazil 3-1.
Week 4 started with a bang as fourth ranked Brazil upset top ranked China in five sets, No. 7 Italy bested third-ranked Serbia in five sets and 12th-ranked Turkey continued its hot tournament with a four-set win over No. 6 Japan.