Novara Impresses This Week (Serie A Week 16 Recap)

  0 Jesse Birdsall | January 29th, 2018 | Italian League, News

Italian Women’s Serie A Week 16 Update

Despite a heartbreaking 5 set loss to Foppapedretti Bergamo, Igor Gorgonzola Novara led the league in multiple statistical categories this week. Behind their young superstar, Paola Egonu, they placed in first in reception percentage, points and blocks. Outside of this statement win from Bergamo, the rest of the league standings held this week. As the CEV play and Italian league intensify, will Igor Gorgonzola Novara and Imoco Volley Conegliano be able to hold on to their top spots?

Week 16 Scores

Week 16- January 28

Winning team is in bold. 

Home Team Visiting Team Facility Score
Saugella Team Monza Imoco Volley Conegliano Candy Arena 3-1 (25-18, 25-19, 21-25, 25-22)
Foppapedretti Bergamo Igor Gorgonzola Novara Palanorda 3-2 (25-23, 19-25, 28-26, 22-25, 15-11)
SAB Volley Legnano Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio Palaborsani 3-1 (25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 25-21)
Pomì Casalmaggiore Il Bisonte Firenze Pala Radi 3-1 (25-22, 26-24, 16-25, 25-17)
Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena Lardini Filottrano Palasport G. Panini 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-22)
Savino Del Bene Scandicci myCicero Volley Pesaro Palazzetto Dello Sport 3-0 (25-20, 25-13, 25-13)

Team Bests 

  • Hitting Percentage (46.4%) – Savino Del Bene Scandicci
  • Reception Percentage (53.7%) – Igor Gorgonzola Novara
  • Blocks (13) – Igor Gorgonzola Novara
  • Points (1075) – Igor Gorgonzola Novara
  • Aces (8) – Il Bisonte Firenze

Individual Bests

  • Points (29) – Paola Egonu (Igor Gorgonzola Novara)
  • Kills (26) –Paola Egonu (Igor Gorgonzola Novara)
  • Aces (5) – Alice Degradi (SAB Volley Legnano)
  • Blocks (5) –Sara Alberti (Il Bisonte Firenze), Alexandra Botezat (Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio) and Robin De Kruijf (Imoco Volley Conegliano)

Up Next

Week 17- February 4

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

 Injuries and Transfers:

  • Athina Papafotiou is out for the rest of the season with an injury to her right knee
  • Marta Bechis will take Papafotiou’s place

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