Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.
Morrison, formerly an assistant with the U.S. Women’s National Team, solved the puzzle his predecessors had been unable to and sent him home country packing in the race to defend their world title.
China and the United States will open up Pool H with their 4th meeting of the summer.
Russia lost to the Netherlands 3-2 in the preliminaries, but were dominant in Sunday’s championship match at the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
19-year old Paola Egonu put up the first 30+ point match of the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
The Dutch block struggled in the Final 6 of the Nations League without middle blocker Robin De Kruijf (above, center).
With a 12-3 record, good enough for 4th place, the Duth women proved once and for all that they are a volleyball powerhouse to be reckoned with
Thirty-seven errors and 16 Dutch blocks secured the Netherlands a five-set win over Turkey on Tuesday, meanwhile 37 errors were just two much for Germany to overcome as it let a 2-0 lead slip away into a five-set loss.
Serbia bounced back from its five-set loss to Italy with a quick sweep of the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Italians continued their heart-stopping efforts with a second-straight, five-set win, this time over the Netherlands.
Four Brazilian players turned in double-digit scoring efforts as Brazil owned the net in a sweep of Poland on Wednesday. South Korea was overmatched in every facet of the game as the Netherlands nearly doubled the Koreans’ point tally (75-40) in a sweep.