After completing international play with the Italian national team, Lucia Bosetti will return for a 2nd season with Savino Del Bene Scandicci in Italy’s Serie A.
A balanced offensive attack, including three players with nine or more kills, helped lift Russia past Italy to open Pool 6 play, meanwhile a strong service game and a 29-point effort by Kim Yeon Koung were key in lifting the homestanding Koreans to a four-set win over Germany.
With three of the four teams firmly in the middle of the pack of 16, this pool could come up big when in determining which teams advance to the finals. One would have to give a slight edge to Russia in terms of a favorite to come out as the leader of the pack, simply by way of experience and opening weekend results.
In the first week of the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League, the women of Italy finished 0-3 and sit…
Twenty-eight players, including two Olympians and 10 members of the 2017 Euro Championships squad, will make up the initial roster for the Italian women’s national team, head coach Davide Mazzanti announced Tuesday.
The best teams in the league separated themselves this week with key wins.
A ‘slight sprain’ to her left ankle kept Lucia Bosetti (above, blue jersey) out of the team’s blowout win against the hosts Georgia.
After leading Italy’s young offense to a silver medal at the FIVB World Grand Prix, setter Ofelia Malinov will miss the European Championships with an injury.
During the finals of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix, Serbia’s Tijana Boskovic turned on the ignition, putting down 100 points on the way to a third place finish over China.
Italian reserve Sara Loda led her teams celebration after advancing to the championship match.