Any questions on Serbia’s ability to solidify its spot in the VNL Final Six were put to rest on Tuesday as the team, despite what many thought was a depleted roster, knocked off No. 2 United States in four sets to punch its ticket to China.
Outside attacker Anne Buijs has signed with Saugella Team Monza for the 2018-19 season.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley leads Team USA in scoring through 4 weeks of play at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League.
The United States crushed eight aces and also led the Russians in kills and blocks in a quick win on Tuesday to earn its record eighth-straight world level sweep.
Since losing to Turkey, the American women have swept their last 7 matches, but will face their toughest challenges yet in week 4 in China
The United States outdid Germany 48-30 in kills and 5-2 in aces as Michelle Bartsch-Hackley once again led the way in a sweep Tuesday.
The Americans will carry their week 2 roster for another week as they travel from Tokyo to Thailand.
USA coach Karch Kiraly tabbed a mix of seasoned and newer players, including opposite Annie Drews and middle Lauren Gibbemeyer, to lead the team against Belgium on Thursday and the Americans came through with a dominating sweep, their fourth straight Volleyball Nations League win.
With a roster of 14 players, including a reunited group of seven Olympians, the United States, ranked No. 2 in the world is an odds-on favorite to contend for the Volleyball Nations League title. Despite just a few practices, the players see potential and positivity in their future.
Penn State’s alumni Micha Hancock is staying another season in Italy