10 Americans Suit Up For First Round Of Italian Lega Volley – Defending Champs Conegliano Starts Out Strong
The world’s premier female volleyball domestic tournament started with a bang in Italy
2nd-ranked USA cruised by 34th-ranked Trinadad and Tobago in straight sets, while 5th-ranked Russia outlasted 16th-ranked Thailand in 5 sets to move to 2-0 in Pool C at the 2018 FIVB World Championships on Saturday. 24th-ranked Azerbaijan earned its first victory inside Kobe Green Arena, downing 10th-ranked South Korea in 4 sets to move to 1-1 in pool play.
The USA Women’s Volleyball Team enters the 2018 World Championships as both the defending Nations League winners and World Champions.
With the FIVB World Championships just over a month away, U.S. Women’s National team head coach Karch Kiraly announced a preliminary 22-woman roster on Thursday.
After posting a four set win on Sunday, the United States women’s national team made short work of Brazil in the second of four friendlies on Tuesday.
Sarah Wilhite (above), Rachael Adams, and Lauren Gibbemeyer each had 3 stuffs as the USA defense held Brazilian star Tandara Caixeta in check on Sunday in Brasilia.
Karsta Lowe, above, will return to Rio with Team USA in her first official matches since the 2016 Olympic Games.
Madi Kingdon Rishel goes up for a block with Chiaka Ogbogu in the third set of Friday’s friendly match against Japan. Kindgon Rishel had 16 points in a 3-1 defeat for the United States.
Fans didn’t see much of Courtney for the last few months, as she was rehabbing from an ACL tear, the third major knee injury of her young career. However, her first words as a Bergamo player are those of a very excited and motivated athlete
American fans saw another new libero play on Wednesday in Lincoln.