The Italian Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female roster for the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championship
Elena Pietrini, the MVP of last year’s U18 World Championships, has been called up to the Italian National Team training camp.
With a spot in the Final 6 on the line, the Italian women have made 2 key changes to their…
Egonu will take Serena Ortolani’s spot on the roster after Ortolani led Italy in scoring through 2 weeks.
Russia used a strong block to get past Germany in four sets, while Italy’s balanced offensive attack won the team its second straight, topping Korea in a sweep to wrap Volleyball Nations League Pool 6 play.
Italy earned its first win of VNL play with an all-around effort against Germany, while South Korea won its fourth straight, besting Russia in a sweep in Pool 7.
Twenty-three Italian miscues were the difference in an otherwise close match statistically as the United States got back on track in Volleyball Nations League action with a sweep of Italy.
Smarzek scored a match-high 28 points for Poland, with 23 kills and five blocks to lead her team to a 21-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 15-12 victory over No. 7 Italy to open Day 2 of Volleyball Nations League action in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Wednesday.
Turkey outdid Italy 47-29 in kills and did not allow the Azzure a lead in the match until the 3-2 point of Set 2 en route to a shocking sweep to kick off Volleyball Nations League action in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Italy will be without all but 2 of their players from last year’s World Grand Prix final 6, including the absence of breakout teenage superstar Paola Egonu (above).