Kim Hill stepped into the spotlight in the match, racking up 25 points as the United States ended the World Championships with a four-set win over Japan and fifth place out of the 24-team field.
Italy stayed perfect on the World Championships with its 10th straight victory to eliminate Japan from contention on Monday as 19-year old Paola Egonu turned in a match-high 36 points.
After a dominant first set, Japan was knocked on their heels in front of a huge home crowd on Sunday.
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Zhu Ting and China were unstoppable as they won all 8 of their Asian Games matches in 3-0 sweeps.
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.
Twenty blocks and four double-digit scoring efforts lifted Russia past Japan to close out both teams’ Volleyball Nations League slate. In a fairly even match, 27 Polish errors helped the Dominican Republic to a four-set win, snapping a seven-match losing skid.
After falling behind 2-1 in the match, Japan dug deep and pulled out two deuce sets for the win over the Dominican Republic. Poland put up 10 blocks and served up nine aces in a crushing sweep of Russia on Wednesday.
Turkey won its third straight match in Thailand with a dominant offensive showing in a sweep of South Korea. Japan mounted an awe-inspiring comeback effort, rallying from down 2-0 in the match, down five points in Set 4 and facing two match-points in Set 5 to steal away a victory over Thailand.