Yonkaira Pena Isabel

Smarzek Scores 33 To Lift Poland in 5 Sets; Russia Sweeps

Russia’s offense and serving were too much for the Dominican Republic to handle in a sweep, while Malwina Smarzek notched 33 points to lift Poland past Japan in five sets for its seventh victory of VNL play.

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Dutch Rally Past Serbia in 5, Italy Blasts Dominican Republic

Italy bested the Dominican Republic in all phases of the game in an important sweep to keep Italy in the VNL Final Six race with its fifth straight win. The Netherlands rallied from two sets down to keep pace in the Final Six race, with help from 19 blocks and 33 Serbian miscues.

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Italy Rallies for 5-Set Win Over Netherlands, Serbia Posts Sweep

Serbia bounced back from its five-set loss to Italy with a quick sweep of the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Italians continued their heart-stopping efforts with a second-straight, five-set win, this time over the Netherlands.

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Egonu’s 28 Points Lift Italy Past Serbia in 5; Netherlands Sweeps DR

Italy overpowered Serbia offensively with help from a 28 points effort by young star Paola Egonu in a five-set win on Tuesday, the Italians third straight VNL victory, while the Netherlands took advantage of 20 Dominican Republic miscues in a home sweep.

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Germany Bests Dominican Republic Behind 29-Point Effort by Lippmann

Louisa Lippman came through for Germany in a big way, dropping 29 points to pace the team in a four-set win over the Dominican Republic on Thursday.

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Bartsch-Hackley, Hill Pace USA Women in Sweep of Dominican Republic

Michelle Bartsch-Hackley and Kim Hill led the way for the United States, topping a group of four double-digit scorers in a sweep of the Dominican Republic on Wednesday.

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Dominican Republic Picks Up Sweep of Home-standing Thailand

Yonkaira Pena Isabel, Brayelin Martinez and Lisvel Mejia turned in double-digit scoring efforts to lift the Dominican Republic past Thailand on Tuesday to open week 3 of VNL play.

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Brazil, Turkey Outblock Competition in VNL Pool 8 Sweeps

Brazil, Turkey combined for 29 blocks in sweeps of the Dominican Republic and Argentina to close out Pool 8 action in Ankara, Turkey on Thursday.

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