Fan’s Eye View from the Women’s World Championship Final
After having just flown back from Tokyo on a long Sunday (arriving at home before you left for the day…
Serbia Earns Title Shot Behind Boskovic’s 29 Points vs. Dutch
Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.
Serbia Hands Italy First Loss of Worlds to Take Pool G
Serbia’s Tijana Boskovic turned in 29 points (27 kills, 2 blocks), while Italy’s Paola Egonu notched 28 as the Serbians issued Italy its first loss of the World Championships heading into the semifinals.
Tijana Boskovic Will Play for Serbia in Final 6 after Abdominal Injury
Tijana Boskovic missed her team’s last 2 matches, both losses, but participated in training on Saturday and is ready to go for the Final 6.
Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six
The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 blocks, 15 aces) and also ranks among the top 10 in aces and kills.
Serbia’s Boskovic, Mihajlovic Both Battling Minor Injuries
While Brankica Mihajlovic (above) has played through some knee pain, Tijana Boskovic has sat out the team’s last 2 contests with an abdominal injury.
Dutch Sweep Serbia for 1st in Group E; Japan Also Makes Final 6
The Netherlands and Japan did what they needed to do to cement their spots in the World Championships Final Six and then some, each leapfrogging Serbia for the top two spots in Pool E.
Serbia, Netherlands Suffer First Losses of World Championships
Serbia suffered its first loss of the World Championships, falling to Japan in four sets on Wednesday. Brazil handed the Netherlands its first loss as well to stay in the race for the Final Six.
OH-Turned-Libero Kelsey Robinson Leads Worlds in Reception Efficiency
Kelsey Robinson is settling in nicely to her new role as the American libero.
Brazil Bounces Back to Top Mexico; Serbia, Dutch Stay Perfect
Brazil bounced back from a five-set upset to Germany with a four-set win over Mexico, meanwhile the Netherlands and Serbia stayed perfect on the tournament with sweeps of the Dominican Republic and Germany.