2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Power Rankings Best Scorers As was expected,…
2nd-ranked United States squeaked by 16th-ranked Thailand, which was down a starter and lost its top scorer amidst the 4th set, in 5 to remain undefeated in Pool C play Wednesday.
Four teams punched their tickets to the second round of the FIVB World Championships with Italy and China notching Pool B wins to move through and the USA and Russia also staying perfect in Pool C to secure their spots.
With Tuesday victories, 5th-ranked Russia and 2nd-ranked USA qualified for second round action at the 2018 FIVB World Championship. 16th-ranked Thailand also notched a win, overcoming a key injury to get past Trinadad and Tobago in 4 sets.
A balanced American offense saw 4 players score in double figures as they earned an opening win over Azerbaijan.
After circling the globe, the United States have made it back to the Western hemisphere, wrapping up the preliminary rounds of the Volleyball Nations League against No. 3 Serbia, which is holding out several starters, South Korea and host Argentina.
Turkey leads Pool 15 of the Women’s FIVB Volleyball Nations League with Japan, Korea and Thailand.
Italy earned its first win of VNL play with an all-around effort against Germany, while South Korea won its fourth straight, besting Russia in a sweep in Pool 7.
Day 2 of Volleyball Nations League action brought redemption for many sides, but also saw World #2 United States edged by a young Turkish squad. To see the agony and ecstasy of each match, we’ve included a short recap of the action and also quotes from the involved parties.
Poland celebrates winning Group 2 of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix as they swept Korea to take the group title.