The choices that Brazil makes about the setter position could determine whether they advance to the final of a 5th-straight World Championship.
2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championships – Final Six Sept. 26-30, 2018 Pool I – Brazil, USA, Russia The United…
As the FIVB Men’s World Championship heads into the Final Six beginning on Wednesday, here’s a roundup of the statistical leaders through the first two rounds of action.
Team USA is steam-rolling through its competition
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Dan McDonnell moved from middle blocker to the outside hitter position in the USA’s 3-0 sweep over Iran.
Micah Christenson has led the United States to a perfect 7-0 record in the World Championships, and his hitters are more efficient than any other team in the tournament.
Bulgarian outside hitter Valentin Bratoev described his team’s effort with a classic pop culture reference: “The Americans were like Monstars from Space Jam, we didn’t have Buggs Bunny and Michael Jordan.”
Aaron Russell put in a stellar performance against Bulgaria to clinch a spot in Round 3.
Micah Christenson set an efficient offense, and Matt Anderson led the scoring in a 3-0 win over Canada.