China Follows Yingying’s 20 Points to Sweep of Dutch for Worlds Bronze
18-year old Li Yingying finally earned her time in the spotlight, racking up a match-high 20 points as China secured its second straight World Championships medal on Saturday, a bronze medal sweep of the Netherlands.
Serbia Earns Title Shot Behind Boskovic’s 29 Points vs. Dutch
Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.
Lonneke Sloetjes’ 38 Points are 3rd-Most Ever at Women’s World Champs
Sloetke’s output was the most points ever scored in a winning effort at the World CHampionships.
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Sloetjes’ 38 Points Rally Dutch from Down 2-0 to Eliminate USA from Worlds
Morrison, formerly an assistant with the U.S. Women’s National Team, solved the puzzle his predecessors had been unable to and sent him home country packing in the race to defend their world title.
China, the US, and the Darkhorse Dutch in Pool H (Predictions)
China and the United States will open up Pool H with their 4th meeting of the summer.
Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six
The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 blocks, 15 aces) and also ranks among the top 10 in aces and kills.
Dutch Sweep Serbia for 1st in Group E; Japan Also Makes Final 6
The Netherlands and Japan did what they needed to do to cement their spots in the World Championships Final Six and then some, each leapfrogging Serbia for the top two spots in Pool E.
Serbia, Netherlands Suffer First Losses of World Championships
Serbia suffered its first loss of the World Championships, falling to Japan in four sets on Wednesday. Brazil handed the Netherlands its first loss as well to stay in the race for the Final Six.
2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships: October 8th Daily Summary
2018 FIVB WOMEN’S WORLD VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – OCTOBER 7TH DAILY SUMMARY Sept. 30 – Oct. 20, 2018 Schedule/Results Teams The…