MKS Będzin has signed Lincoln Alexander Williams for the upcoming season. Williams played for Rhein-Main Volleys in the German Bundesliga last year.
Jake Langlois became the latest casualty to injury for the United States. He left the match in the third set against Russia on Saturday.
With its ticket to France for the Final Six already in hand, the United States decided to rest most of its starting lineup, opting to give a young roster of a players a shot and fell to Russia 3-0 in a close match.
Ben Patch leads the USA in scoring through 3 weeks of play at the Volleyball Nations League.
After upsetting World No. 3 Poland to wrap up Week 2 of the VNL, the Germans rode that confidence to a surprise sweep of the second ranked United States on Friday.
Matt Anderson joined Team USA in week 2 and scored 42 points while playing at both opposite and outside hitter positions.
Jake Langlois will be playing in Poland for MKS Będzin. The 6’10” (208 cm) outside hitter spent his rookie season in Italy with Vero Volley Monza.
As Team USA made its trip to Brazil for VNL’s Week 2 of play, at least one of the players in its roster could boast about having plenty of experience in the country
Relative newcomer Jake Langlois and two-time Olympian Matt Anderson were the dynamic duo for the United States, each turning in double-digit scoring efforts to lift the Americans to a sweep of South Korea on Saturday.
After helping his team to an NCAA Championship earlier this month, Kyle Ensing will travel to Ningbo, China to open the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League this weekend.