While Team USA had a very impressive 10-match win streak in the VNL, including wins over Final Six participants Brazil, China, and the Netherlands, it will face Turkey and Serbia next. Ironically, these are the only teams to defeat the Americans in the preliminary round
The rich gets richer
The United States wrapped up the Volleyball Nations League round-robin action atop the standings table, clinching the top spot with an all-around team effort in a sweep of last place Argentina.
Any questions on Serbia’s ability to solidify its spot in the VNL Final Six were put to rest on Tuesday as the team, despite what many thought was a depleted roster, knocked off No. 2 United States in four sets to punch its ticket to China.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley leads Team USA in scoring through 4 weeks of play at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League.
Imoco Conegliano has shown that it believes the old saying that if a team is winning titles, its better not to mess with it
Kelsey Robinson (above, red jersey) has been a more consistent libero for the Americans since taking over in week 3, and Kim Hill leads the tournament with a 22.22% reception.
The United States crushed eight aces and also led the Russians in kills and blocks in a quick win on Tuesday to earn its record eighth-straight world level sweep.
After a brilliant season that saw it win its second ever Italian championship, Imoco Conegliano is set to keep its roster strong for a chance at a repeat
Since losing to Turkey, the American women have swept their last 7 matches, but will face their toughest challenges yet in week 4 in China