After posting a four set win on Sunday, the United States women’s national team made short work of Brazil in the second of four friendlies on Tuesday.
The 22-year old Colombian played the last 2 seasons in the Croatian professional league.
Lucarelli’s decision means that Brazil will be without its two starting outside hitters in the competition
Sarah Wilhite (above), Rachael Adams, and Lauren Gibbemeyer each had 3 stuffs as the USA defense held Brazilian star Tandara Caixeta in check on Sunday in Brasilia.
After many doubted she could still play at a high level due to her ACL surgery and long recovery time with Barueri, Skownronska proved she is still an offensive powerhouse.
The world of Argentine female volleyball has been recently rocked by the news that Yamila Nizetich, captain of the country’s national team, was kicked out the WCH roster by coach Guillermo Orduna only weeks prior to the competition after she criticized the team’s performance during a radio show interview
The 20-year old Loser led a breakout by Argentina’s block on Friday, the 3rd of a 3-match sweep over the Americans men.
An improved Argentina block, led by 3 from Agustin Loser (blue jersey), offset the improved American reception on Thursday.
Karsta Lowe, above, will return to Rio with Team USA in her first official matches since the 2016 Olympic Games.