Kyle Russell put 26 points on the scoreboard, but it was not enough for Berlin to get a win over Düren.
Jeff Jendryk scored 10 points in his professional debut for Berlin.
The United States will use a familiar lineup in their bid to win a second FIVB World Championship this month.
Besides recently winning a silver medal with the French national team in this year’s VNL, Le Goff has also won gold at the 2015 European Championship and 2015 and 2017 World Leagues
Kyle Russell speaks about winning the Bundesliga title with Berlin last season and his expectations for the upcoming year.
The BR Volleys won their 3rd-straight men’s Bundesliga title last season, though it wasn’t the smoothest of paths.
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.
Samuel Tuia signed with the Berlin Recycling Volleys. The French outside hitter has played the last 4 seasons in Turkey.
Dustin Watten has signed to a new club for the upcoming season.
Outside hitter Robert Kromm, who has been a member of the German national team since 2006 and a part of the Berlin Recycling Volleys roster since 2012, has announced he is hanging up his jersey to spend more time with family.