Poland And Russia Win Tie-Break Wars In Day 2 Of Wagner Memorial
Poland and Russia had to give it their all to be able to come out of day 2 with tie-break wins against France and Canada, respectively
Vernon-Evans, Gord Perrin to Return for Canada at Wagner Memorial
19-year old high-flying opposite Sharone Vernon-Evans will see his first court time since undergoing surgery earlier this year in the Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner.
Szczecin Adds Nicholas Hoag, Nikolay Penchev, And Bartosz Firszt
There is no doubt that PlusLiga’s Szczecin is going all out for its next season
Canada Closes Out VNL with Sweep; Serbia Wins Fifth Straight
Graham Vigrass turned in a match-high 18 points and the Canadians strong-armed Japan in blocks and aces in a sweep to round out their VNL campaign. Top scorer Drazen Luburic poured in 28 points and Serbia owned the net in a four-set win over host China on Sunday.
Serbia, China End Final Six Hope for Canada, Japan with Victories
A sweep at the hands of Serbia eliminated Canada from its outside shot at Final Six contention. Japan also was knocked out of the race as Chuan Jiang carried China to a four-set win over Japan with a 26-point effort.
France, USA Lead #VNL Standings After Week 4
The battle for the Final Six is very much alive with only four teams mathematically eliminated: Iran (4-7), Argentina (2-10), China (2-10) and South Korea (1-11).
France Edges Canada in 5, Brazil Falls in Five Sets in Varna
Canada opted not to play many of its starters and came up just short in a five-setter against first place France, which won its sixth straight VNL match. Thirty-three errors proved to be too much to overcome as Brazil fought valiantly before falling to Bulgaria in five sets for the team’s third-straight loss in Varna.
France Rolls Over Brazil 3-0; Bulgaria Shocks Canada in Sweep
Just one day after a shocking defeat at the hands of No. 6 Canada, top ranked Brazil stumbled again on Saturday, falling to No. 9 France via sweep. Boyan Yordanov accounted for half of No. 14 Bulgaria’s 40 kills in a surprise sweep of No. 6 Canada.
Patch Guides USA Past Home-Standing Canada in 4 Sets
The United States have seemingly righted the ship and will take a two-match win streak into its three-match homestand in Hoffman Estates, Illinois next week, thanks to a four-set win over NORCECA foes Canada in Ottawa on Sunday.
Offensive Machine Gavin Schmitt Returns To Canadian Men’s NT
Canada saved its best for Ottawa