To those who don’t know them, it’s hard to imagine that Italian outside hitter Serena Ortolani and the team’s coach Davide Mazzanti are actually a married couple
The Italian Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female roster for the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championship
16 points from Nataliya Gonchorova (above) brought Russia back from a first-set loss against Italy.
Elena Pietrini, the MVP of last year’s U18 World Championships, has been called up to the Italian National Team training camp.
With the Final Six field already set, Thursday’s results were about seeding, pride and final placement. The United States finished atop the standings, while Italy, Russia and the Dominican Republic ended round-robin play with wins.
Britt Herbots scored a team-best 23 points as Belgium wrapped up VNL play with a victory over Thailand. Although the Final Six was mathematically out of reach, Italy did not hold back in its final match of the VNL, besting Brazil in five sets to end the tournament on an eight-match win streak.
Outside attacker Anne Buijs has signed with Saugella Team Monza for the 2018-19 season.
With a spot in the Final 6 on the line, the Italian women have made 2 key changes to their…
Egonu will take Serena Ortolani’s spot on the roster after Ortolani led Italy in scoring through 2 weeks.
Russia used a strong block to get past Germany in four sets, while Italy’s balanced offensive attack won the team its second straight, topping Korea in a sweep to wrap Volleyball Nations League Pool 6 play.