Canoas, Minas, Corinthians, and Campinas were eliminated
Bulgarian women’s national team star Elitsa Vasileva had arthroscopic surgery on her right shoulder on March 21, the first step in her recovery from the injury suffered in the Russian Superliga playoffs.
No surprises on Superliga’s first round of playoffs
After 22 exciting rounds of play, Superliga’s regular season is over and we get to know playoff matchups and relegation duds
Cruzeiro is running through its competition
The higher you are, the bigger the fall. At least that was what happened to Superliga’s 2nd seeded Sesc/RJ, who was upset by 10th seeded Montes Claros 3-1 (23/25 25/18 24/26 19/25), the latter without three of its starters. Its win clinched its permanence in Superliga’s elite, and officially relegated JF Vôlei and Copel Telecom/Maringá.
As a testament to the league’s strength, 4 of its 6 match-ups this round were only decided in a tie break
Ponta Grossa it is almost a sure lock to avoid relegation this season.
Marko Ivovic shined in Taubaté’s win
Minas consolidates its status as Superliga’s new powerhouse