The 2nd-ranked United States outlasted a tough 5th-ranked Russia squad to finish Pool C action with a 5-0 mark inside Kobe Green Arena Thursday. The loss drops the Russians to 4-1 at the FIVB World Championship.
NCAA athletes are making their presence known at the upcoming WCH
After stumbling in the opening set, the United States recovered to top Trinidad and Tobago in four sets to open Pool B action at the Pan American Cup. In the late game, Puerto Rico made quick work of Cuba in Set 1, before fighting to hold on for the sweep.
Puerto Rico took down Canada for the gold while Cuba won bronze at the Challenge Cup.
Canada made the home crowd happy with a win while Puerto Rico also earned a sweep; NORCECA Women’s Challenge Cup Day 1.
After a successful partnership last season, Chooks-to-Go will remain the Philippine Superliga sponsor for this upcoming season that is set to begin on February 17.
The new edition of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix is set to begin next month and teams across the league are bringing in players left and right to reinforce them throughout the competition.
Although both teams had already punched their tickets to the 2018 World Championships, the battle for supremacy in Group A went the distance with Mexico surviving for the five-set win.