Pool F: #7 Italy Stays Perfect, #1 China Sends #5 Russia Packing
It’s on to the 3rd round of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship for 7th-ranked Italy (9-0, 27 points), top-ranked China (8-1, 24 points) and the 2nd-ranked United States (7-2, 19 points). The Italians bested the Americans, who squeaked in after the Chinese knocked off the Russians Thursday night.
Pool F: #7 Italy, #1 China Qualify for 3rd Round of FIVB Worlds
7th-ranked Italy and top-ranked China qualified for 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship 3rd round action with victories on Wednesday night inside Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium. The Italians remain undefeated at 8-0 with 24 points, while the Russians stand at 7-1 with 21 points.
USA, Russia, China & Italy Win With Now 3 Spots Down to 4 Nations in Pool F
The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled through Turkey in a VNL Finals rematch, as they are one of 4 still up for a top 3 spot in Pool F.
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At the end of the day, the Netherlands, Italy, the United States and Serbia wrapped up the preliminary round with perfect 5-0 marks and pool titles.
Pool C: #2 USA Tops #5 Russia, Moves on to 5-0
The 2nd-ranked United States outlasted a tough 5th-ranked Russia squad to finish Pool C action with a 5-0 mark inside Kobe Green Arena Thursday. The loss drops the Russians to 4-1 at the FIVB World Championship.
Pool C: #2 USA Survives vs Shorthanded #16 Thailand
2nd-ranked United States squeaked by 16th-ranked Thailand, which was down a starter and lost its top scorer amidst the 4th set, in 5 to remain undefeated in Pool C play Wednesday.
Pool C: USA and Russia Qualify for 2nd Round at Worlds
With Tuesday victories, 5th-ranked Russia and 2nd-ranked USA qualified for second round action at the 2018 FIVB World Championship. 16th-ranked Thailand also notched a win, overcoming a key injury to get past Trinadad and Tobago in 4 sets.
18 Blocks, 30 Points by Caixeta Lift Brazil Past Russia in 5 Sets
Russia outscored Brazil in the match, but was unable to get past 18 blocks and a 30-point effort by star Tandara Caixeta in a five-set loss on Thursday.
China Rebounds from Two Losses with Sweep of Russia
Nine blocks and 17 Russian miscues helped China to a home sweep of Russia on Wednesday.