Paola Egonu scored 21 for Italy as part of their 3-1 win over Russia on Tuesday.
Elena Pietrini, the MVP of last year’s U18 World Championships, has been called up to the Italian National Team training camp.
Britt Herbots scored a team-best 23 points as Belgium wrapped up VNL play with a victory over Thailand. Although the Final Six was mathematically out of reach, Italy did not hold back in its final match of the VNL, besting Brazil in five sets to end the tournament on an eight-match win streak.
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Italy bested the Dominican Republic in all phases of the game in an important sweep to keep Italy in the VNL Final Six race with its fifth straight win. The Netherlands rallied from two sets down to keep pace in the Final Six race, with help from 19 blocks and 33 Serbian miscues.
Italy overpowered Serbia offensively with help from a 28 points effort by young star Paola Egonu in a five-set win on Tuesday, the Italians third straight VNL victory, while the Netherlands took advantage of 20 Dominican Republic miscues in a home sweep.
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Egonu will take Serena Ortolani’s spot on the roster after Ortolani led Italy in scoring through 2 weeks.
Joanna Wolosz lifts the trophy for Imoco Volley Conegliano.
Twenty-eight players, including two Olympians and 10 members of the 2017 Euro Championships squad, will make up the initial roster for the Italian women’s national team, head coach Davide Mazzanti announced Tuesday.