Japan Rallies in 5-Setter vs. Argentina, Russia Sweeps Germany
In a match that featured three deuce sets, 15 blocks were not enough to lift Argentina past Japan, which won its second five-set affair of the week. Romanas Shkulyavichus and Dmitriy Muserskiy scored in double digits to lead Russia past Germany in a sweep.
Balance Lifts Germany Past Argentina, Muserskiy Stars in Russian Sweep
Simon Hirsch, Moritz Reichert and Tobias Krick starred in a four-set win over Argentina to snap a two-match skid for Germany. Russia owned the net both offensively and defensively in a sweep of Japan, marking its fourth straight win.
Japan, Russia Win Over Error-Riddled Foes in Pool 14
Thirty-four errors plagued Germany in its five-set loss to Japan on Friday, nullifying the team’s advantages in kills and blocks. Argentina boasted a slight edge in kills and aces, but could not get out of its own way in the match, committing 24 errors in a 3-0 loss to Russia.
France Follows Boyer, Tillie to 4-Set Win; Atanasijevic Paces Serbia
France pleased the home crowd for the second straight night, moving past Argentina in four sets as Stephen Boyer and Kevin Tillie starred. Serbia picked up its fifth-straight win with a sweep of South Korea as Aleksandar Atanasijevic racked up a team-leading 17 points.
Argentina Surprises Italy in Sweep, Canada Tops Iran in 4
Ryan Sclater and Stephen Maar turned in double-digit point tallies to lift Canada to its third straight VNL victory, while the home crowd finally left happy as the Argentines bested Italy in every way in a surprise sweep on Sunday to close out a three-match homestand.
Canada Pushes Past Italy; Iran Bests Error-Riddled Argentina in 5 Sets
Ivan Zaytsev scored 17 points for Italy, but it was not enough to help his side past a Canadian team that was slightly better in every way. Facundo Conte scored a match-high 19 points to pace Argentina, but his team but gave away 40 points on errors in a five-set loss to Iran and dropped to 0-4.
USA Men Rally From Down 2-0 to Take Argentina in 5 in #VNL Opener
After being edged in extra points in the first two sets, thanks in part to a stellar effort by Argentina’s Pablo Crer, the United States regrouped and rallied for a five-set win behind a 23-point effort by Ben Patch.
Argentina’s Martin Ramos Named Pan Am Cup MVP
2017 Pan American Cup – Men July 25-30, 2017 Gatineau, Canada Schedule/Results Streaming Video/Replays After four near misses, Argentina…
Argentina Goes 5-0 to Win First Ever Pan Am Cup Title
After winning 14 straight sets, Argentina finally lost one in the gold medal match of the Pan American Cup, but bounced back to win the match in four sets.
Puerto Rico Issues Heartbreaking Five-Set Loss to Venezuela
Emerson Rodriguez scored 31 points, but it was not enough to complete Venezuela’s comeback effort in a five-set loss to Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, Argentina continued on to a 3-0 Pan Am Cup start and semifinal berth with a 3-0 win over Canada.