ITA: Perugia Notches Huge Win Against Trentino; Padova Wins
Aleksandar Atanasijevic scored 19 as Perugia beat Trentino to remain in first place.
ITA Recap: Russell and Trentino Remain Unbeaten; Latina and Padova Win
Aaron Russell and Uros Kovacevic led Trentino over Sora.
Brenden Sander Makes Debut For Lube Against Padova
Brenden Sander made his first appearances for Lube Civitanova in their final friendly matches in preparation for the 2018-2019 season.
Staticistally Speaking: DeSouza, Jiang Lead Scoring at #FIVBMensWCH
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.
Gutierrez Notches 31 Points in Cuba’s 1st Win, Poland Sweeps Iran
2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Preliminary Pool D Sept. 12-18, 2018 Palace of Culture and Sports; Varna, Italy Pool…
Puerto Rico’s Maurice Torres 1 Point Shy of World Championship Record
Maurice Torres’ 37-point performance was the 2nd-best of all-time in a men’s World Championship match, but it wasn’t even the best his country has ever seen.
Bulgaria Punches Ticket to Round 2 with Sweep, Finland Tops Cuba in 4
After opening the World Championships against host Bulgaria on Sunday, Finland had a couple of days to regroup and bounced back with a sweep of No. 16 Cuba. Meanwhile, Bulgaria moved to moved to 2-1 and secured its place in the second round with a dominant blocking effort (12-0) in a sweep of Puerto Rico.
Iran Fends Off Bulgaria, Poland Sweeps Puerto Rico in Pool D
Poland was dominant in all phases of the game against Puerto Rico, earning its second win of the World Championships. Iran also moved to 2-0 with a four-set win over co-hosts Bulgaria.
Iran Cruises, Poland Blocks Past Cuba in #FIVBMensWCH Pool D
An overwhelming offensive effort gave Iran the advantage in a sweep of Puerto Rico, while Poland relied on its block in a four-set win over Cuba to kick off the second day of Pool D play.
Angel Perez And Maurice Torres Headline Puerto Rico’s M’s WCH Roster
Puerto Rico will debut in the competition against Iran on September 12. It will then round off Pool D play against Poland, Bulgaria, Finland, and Cuba.