Iran makes history by taking the Gold. Team USA underachieves, and finishes in 15th place.
Russia and Iran will clash for the gold medal. Team USA lost to Puerto Rico 3-1 in the fight for 13th place.
Team USA is not able to improve on its 2015’s semifinals berth
Future USC Trojan, 6’10” middle blocker led Team USA against continental rivals Puerto Rico.
The United States won its second match of the tournament, sweeping Morocco, and will play for 13th place on Sunday.
Italy cruised past Egypt, while the Americans found their first win of the U21 Championships in a five-set thriller against the Czech Republic in Group G action on Wednesday.