The Americans secured the Pool C title with its fifth-straight win on Tuesday, topping Tunisia via sweep. Serbia meanwhile edged out Russia in five sets to claim the second spot in the group.
Jeff Jendryk will start his professional career in Germany with the Berlin Recycling Volleys. It is reported he will join Americans Ben Patch and Kyle Russell. Berlin has won the German Bundesliga the past 3 seasons.
With a 3-0 win over Poland, the United States qualifies for the VNL Semifinals with Russia in Pool B. Taylor Sander left the match with an injury late in the 3rd set.
Dmitry Kovalev and Russia are the first to qualify for the VNL semifinals. They clinched a spot in the semifinals when the United States took a 2-0 lead over Poland on Thursday.
Ben Patch got the start at opposite for the Unite States in their VNL Final Six opening match against Poland. Matt Anderson and Taylor Sander started at outside hitter.
The experienced Brazilian coach will continue his career in Italy’s A1
Ben Patch’s just had one of the most unbelievable plays of his young career.
Brazil wins its fifth WGCC gold. Team USA greatly underachieves, loses to a depleted Italian team, and is knocked out of the podium.
Schedule, host information, and teams’ extended rosters for the seventh edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup