Strong hitting nights lifted No. 8 UC Irvine, No. 11 Ball State and No. 14 USC to victories Friday night, while No. 20 UCSD overcame hitting woes with 27 kills by Tanner Syftestad.
Iran makes history by taking the Gold. Team USA underachieves, and finishes in 15th place.
Russia and Iran will clash for the gold medal. Team USA lost to Puerto Rico 3-1 in the fight for 13th place.
Asian countries dominate Round of 16 and will face off for the gold medal.
Team USA is not able to improve on its 2015’s semifinals berth
Team USA shows heart, comes out victorious against Tunisia after being down 2-0.
Future USC Trojan, 6’10” middle blocker led Team USA against continental rivals Puerto Rico.
Team USA debuts with a win over hosts Bahrain on the second day of competition. Current champions Poland falls to Brazil.