Brenden Sander made his first appearances for Lube Civitanova in their final friendly matches in preparation for the 2018-2019 season.
Brenden Sander has arrived in Italy and will presented by Lube Civitanova on Monday, September 24.
Lube is a dream scenario for a player like Sander to start off his career.
Team USA will head to the WCH after finishing third in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League earlier this year.
Cristian Savani has signed with BluVolley Verona for the 2018-2019 season.
Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
With its ticket to France for the Final Six already in hand, the United States decided to rest most of its starting lineup, opting to give a young roster of a players a shot and fell to Russia 3-0 in a close match.
Brenden Sander is making his debut with Team USA this weekend in the Volleyball Nations League.
With the top three teams in the VNL standings plus seventh place Italy in Pool 20, it could be considered the group of death in terms of toughness. The Russians and Americans are just mere points away from the Final Six, while Italy will rely on home court advantage to push through.