Team USA will head to the WCH after finishing third in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League earlier this year.
The 20-year old Loser led a breakout by Argentina’s block on Friday, the 3rd of a 3-match sweep over the Americans men.
An improved Argentina block, led by 3 from Agustin Loser (blue jersey), offset the improved American reception on Thursday.
France’s serve and attack sliced through Serbia as they join Russia as Pool winners on the day with the semifinals next.
The United States used an entirely different starting lineup on Friday against Russia than the day before. John Speraw has now started all 14 players on his roster in the VNL Final Six.
Long Beach State leads the list as they try to defend their title with plenty of competition just in their league coming.
Taylor Sander missed the last 4 weeks of group play while awaiting the birth of his first child. Now a father, he’ll return to Team USA for the Final 6.
It was far from a clean game, but the United States got three points with a sweep of Italy in its VNL finale to claim third place in the standings through the preliminary round.
Jake Langlois became the latest casualty to injury for the United States. He left the match in the third set against Russia on Saturday.