Dan McDonnell moved from middle blocker to the outside hitter position in the USA’s 3-0 sweep over Iran.
Cristian Savani has signed with BluVolley Verona for the 2018-2019 season.
Brenden Sander is making his debut with Team USA this weekend in the Volleyball Nations League.
With the top three teams in the VNL standings plus seventh place Italy in Pool 20, it could be considered the group of death in terms of toughness. The Russians and Americans are just mere points away from the Final Six, while Italy will rely on home court advantage to push through.
BluVolley Verona has announced that tests performed in Chicago have found a torn ACL in Thomas Jaeschke’s left knee.
Thomas Jaeschke (#17) had 9 points before leaving early in the 2nd set.
After 10 matches, four teams stand at 8-2, but Finals host France boasts the top spot in the standings with 25 points. Poland, Brazil and the United States follow.
The United States dominated Serbia in every way and Aaron Russell and Matt Anderson led the way with double-digit scoring efforts as the Americans kicked off a three-match homestand in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
Ben Patch leads the USA in scoring through 3 weeks of play at the Volleyball Nations League.
Matt Anderson joined Team USA in week 2 and scored 42 points while playing at both opposite and outside hitter positions.