The current European Champions and Olympic silver medalists once again dazzled fans with their uptempo play en route to a 2nd place finish (12-3 record) in VNL’s preliminary phase
Placings were decided from 1-16 and an all-tournament team was named on the final day of the FIVB U20 World Championship.
Argentina outscored Serbia and had help from 44 errors, but the Serbians rallied for the five-set win to stay atop Pool G.
Serbia’s Katarina Lazovic, the leading scorer on opening weekend, paced her team to a Round 2 sweep, while Anahi Florencia Tosi piled on 21 points in Argentina’s 3-0 win over Mexico.
Both the United States and Brazil fought back from 0-2 deficits to take down their opponents on the final day of Pool C at the U20 World Championships.
Brazil won the battle at the net and capitalized on Serbian miscues to stay atop Pool C with a four-set victory. Meanwhile, the United States evened its record at 1-1 on the tournament with a sweep of Cuba
Heidy Casanova was the high scorer of all pools on day 1 of the tournament, but that wasn’t enough for Cuba to overcome Serbia.
Michigan sophomore MacKenzi Welsh has been selected as captain of Team USA’s squad at the U20 World Championships.