Ivan Zaytsev

View Ivan Zaytsev's Biography

Micah Christenson, Matt Anderson, Aaron Russell Return for US

U.S. hitter Matt Anderson will represent the U.S. National Team for the first time this summer in week 2 in Brazil.

  Comment First!

Is Modena Better Off Without Stoytchev, Bruno, And Ngapeth?

When Modena signed coach Radostin Stoytchev and international superstar Earvin Ngapeth to three-year deals at the beginning of the season in hopes of forming a super team, it could never imagine that they would be gone by season’s end, with setter Bruninho making his way out just a few days later as well

  Comment First!

Anzani Strengthens Modena in the Middle

Simone Anzani is heading to Azimut Modena to team up with Max Holt in the middle. This is the latest addition to the roster of Modena as they look to bounce back from a disappointing 2018 campaign.

  Comment First!

Brazil Squeaks Past Germany; Zaytzev Lifts Italy to 3-0

2018 FIVB MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 1/POOL 4 May 25-27, 2018 Kraljevo Sports Hall, Kraljevo, Serbia (Capacity: 3,331)…

  Comment First!

American Aces Rise, Service Errors Fall in Week 1 of VNL

Even Ben Patch’s 2 service aces and 13 service errors in week 1 were a big improvement from last year.

  Comment First!

Poland, France, Italy, USA Sit Atop #VNL Standings After Day 2

After Day 2 of action, only four undefeated teams remain: Poland, France, Italy and the United States. The biggest team to fall on Saturday was top seeded Brazil, which fell victim to Ivan Zaytsev’s 32 points and No. 4 Italy in five sets.

  Comment First!

Zaytsev’s 32 Points Lift Italy Past #1 Brazil; Serbia Tops Germany 3-1

Italy served up 14 aces and put up 12 blocks, while Ivan Zaytsev racked up a tournament-best 32 points to lift the team past World #1 Brazil in five sets on Saturday. Drazen Luburic and Uros Kovacevic teamed up to lead Serbia to a four-set victory over Germany.

  Comment First!

Errors Aid Italy, Brazil in #VNL Opening Day Pool 3 Victories

Serbia and Germany were doomed by their own errors in losses to Italy (3-1) and Brazil (3-0) on opening day of Volleyball Nations League play.

  Comment First!

Don't want to miss anything?

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our latest updates!