Kyle Russell Comes Up Big For Berlin, Nick West Delivers
Jeff Jendryk scored 10 points in his professional debut for Berlin.
Former Irvine Standout Thomas Hodges Finishes Roster For Hypo Tirol
Hypo Tirol Unterhaching has completed their roster for the 2018-2019 season, their second season in the German Bundesliga. Their last…
Brazil Edges Poland, Claims Final Six Spot; Argentina Wins in 4
Five of the six Argentine starters scored in double digits as the team garnered its third win of VNL play against home-standing Australia. Brazil secure its spot in the VNL Final Six with a four-set win over fellow contender Poland with help from a 19-kill effort by Evandro Guerra.
Poland, Brazil Bounce Back with Sweeps to Open #VNL Week 5
Even with top scorers Artur Szalpuk and Bartosz Kwolek on the bench for most of the match, Poland snapped its three-match losing skid with a sweep of Argentina. Wallace DeSouza scored a match-high 16 points and had help from Lucas Loh and Lucas Saatkamp in leading Brazil to a sweep of Australia, ending a three-match skid.
#VNL Pool Preview: Brazil, Poland, Argentina, Australia
Australia is the only team of the three coming into the week on a victory, having found its stride, going 3-0 in South Korea, while the rest of the Pool 17 teams are looking to snap three-match losing streaks.
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).
Italy Wins 500th World Level Match; Australia Stuffs South Korea
In what was Italy’s 500th world level victory, the team rode a balanced scoring effort and strong net play to a four-set win over China to kick off VNL Week 4. Twelve blocks and 32 Korean miscues gifted Australia a four-set win on Friday.
Australia Shocks Germany, Capitalizing on Miscues in Five-Set Win
Australia ended its three-match losing streak by registering a five-set win over Germany, making good on 40 German miscues in the upset.
Anderson’s 20 Points Drive USA to 4-Set Win over Australia
It wasn’t perfect, with 29 miscues plaguing the team, but the United States bested Australia in every way in a four-set win to bounce back after two devastating losses.
Serbia Wins Third Straight in 5; Russia Crushes Bulgaria in Sweep
Serbia moved its third straight five-set match in as many days, holding on for the victory over Australia behind Dusan Petkovic. Meanwhile, Egor Kliuka and Dmitriy Muserskiy proved too much for Bulgaria to handle as the team fell to Russia in a sweep.