Cuneo was only recently promoted into Italy’s top tier league. Since then, it has worked hard to field a competent roster for its maiden season
Kavalenka has served the Portuguese national team since she was 14 years old.
At 3.73 points per set on 33% hitting, Lise had a down year last season, even though Pesaro achieved a decent 7th place finish in the league. Will she bounce back with her new club?
Sara Hutinski led the league in blocks this week with 10 for Lardini Filottrano.
Following the Super Cup, competition is heating up in the Italian Serie A.
Italy, Serbia and The Netherlands start out very strong, while “coachless” Russia needed five sets to down underdogs Ukraine.
No. 3 Italy edged host Belgium in three close sets to earn its ticket to Japan in 2018.
No. 3 Italy and No .7 Belgium remain unscathed in Pool D play through three days of competition of European Qualifying.
No. 3 Italy had to come from behind in each of the last two sets of its sweep of Belarus.