Sorokaite has been the team’s highest scorer in its last two seasons
Isabelle Haak led the league again with 29 points this week.
After leading Italy’s young offense to a silver medal at the FIVB World Grand Prix, setter Ofelia Malinov will miss the European Championships with an injury.
China knocked out Netherlands to win Pool J1 and allow Brazil to slide into the semifinals.
This is Italy’s 19th time competing at the FIVB World Grand Prix and has not been on the podium since 2010.
Thailand beat Italy 3-0 to finish their tournament on a high note in Bangkok
Pool B1 of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix has concluded with Team USA and China taking down their opponents in tough battles. Team USA fought through a five-setter while China was in a marathon match with Italy.
The quarterfinals of the Italian Samsung Gear A1 League began play with three five set matches and two road victories…