The finals of the German women’s Bundesliga has concluded with SSC Palmberg Schwerin coming out on top over Alliance MTV Stuttgart. Schwerin was dominant in the finals series, sweeping Stuttgart in the best-of-five series.
In the first match of the series, Schwerin came out on top with a four set victory 3-1, (25-22, 19-25, 27-25, 25-23). Leading Schwerin in points scored was both Louisa Lippmann and Maren Brinker with 16, followed by American Hannah Tapp with 14 and Lauren Barfield with 11. Lippmann was named the MVP of the match.
The second match of the series was another four setter 3-1, (25-20, 14-25, 25-20, 25-16) with Schwerin coming out on top to take the 2-0 series lead. Schwerin came out in the first but faltered in the second to have the match tied up at 1-1. The following two sets were dominated by Schwerin to took the 2-0 lead in the series.
Lippmann was once again dominant on the offensive side of things with 20 points in the match, followed by Jennifer Geerties with 16. Stuttgart was led by Michaela Mlejnkova who put down 17 points in the match.
Lippmann came out strong for Schwerin in the final match of the series, putting down 14 points in the three set sweep 3-0, (25-17, 25-14, 25-16) over Stuttgart to take the title. Geerties also contributed 14 points, while Brinker added another 13.