Italy enters Pool F in first place after the First Round.
Matt Anderson led the USA to bronze with 29 points against Serbia.
Bartosz Kurel gave a heroic performance against the United States to set up a finals rematch with Brazil.
John Speraw of the United States and Marcelo of Brazil are using varied lineups for their match to conclude Pool I in the Final Six.
Ivan Zaytsev and Italy have a monumental task ahead of them on Friday in order to reach the semifinals.
Dan McDonnell moved from middle blocker to the outside hitter position in the USA’s 3-0 sweep over Iran.
Dave Smith took time after the match against Bulgaria to meet with children who also have hearing impairments.
Bartosz Kurek led Poland into the Third Round with a 21 performance over Serbia that included 5 aces.
Dan McDonnell moved to the outside for the United States in their 3-0 sweep over Iran. The United States are a perfect 8-0 so far in the World Championships.
Micah Christenson has led the United States to a perfect 7-0 record in the World Championships, and his hitters are more efficient than any other team in the tournament.