Turkey upended Brazil to reach the finals where they will face USA, who downed host and top-ranked China in four sets.
China and the United States will battle for a spot in the finals against either Brazil or Turkey at the 2018 Volleyball Nations League.
Brazil and China both moved on the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League semifinals along with the United States and Turkey.
The U.S. Women’s National Team swept Serbia to move on to the semifinals with Turkey, Brazil & China in the 2018 Volleyball Nations League.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley scored 21 points after not starting until set three when Team USA came back from an 0-2 hole on Turkey.
Team USA had the best record in pool play but now faces the two nations they lost to in Serbia & Turkey in Pool B of the #VNL Final Six.
While Team USA had a very impressive 10-match win streak in the VNL, including wins over Final Six participants Brazil, China, and the Netherlands, it will face Turkey and Serbia next. Ironically, these are the only teams to defeat the Americans in the preliminary round
Erblira Bici has turned heads with her high-powered offensive game
After 120 matches, 15 per team and several standout performances in women’s VNL play, there was no question about who was the standout performer of the preliminary round: Poland’s Malwina Smarzek
The United States wrapped up the Volleyball Nations League round-robin action atop the standings table, clinching the top spot with an all-around team effort in a sweep of last place Argentina.