Wallace De Souza of Brazil and Chuan Jiang of China scored 87 points apiece in the preliminary round of the FIVB Men’s World Championships to lead the field. Here’s a look at the other statistical leaders in Round 1.
Taylor Averill led the match with 4 aces in a 3-0 win over Cameroon. Serbia defeated Australia to remain within striking distance of the top of Pool C.
The United States top Russia in a match-up of teams ranked in the top 4 of the world. Serbia beat Tunisia to stay in second place of Pool C.
20 points from Wallace de Souza lifted Brazil over France in the best match of Thursday.
The United States moved to 2-0 atop Pool C, holding on for a five-set win over Australia on Thursday.
Pool C got started with a trio of matches in Bari, Italy, on Wednesday. Cameroon and Russia walked away with sweeps, while the United States survived a five-set battle with Serbia.
Taylor Averill had 6 points in 5 sets in the United States’ opener against Serbia.
The United States Men’s National Team finished the Ljubljana Challenge with its third victory in as many days, topping host Slovenia 25-22, 25-23, 24-26, 25-21, in a final leadup to the World Championships.
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The United States will use a familiar lineup in their bid to win a second FIVB World Championship this month.