The Top Dogs Make a Statement (Serie A Week 5 Recap)

  0 Jesse Birdsall | November 14th, 2017 | Italian League, News, Pro Indoor

Italian Women’s Serie A Week 5 Update

At about the midpoint of the season, teams are starting to separate themselves. The competition is heating up in the Serie A with multiple sets going into over time this week. Currently Savino Del Bene Scandicci sits at the top of the standings with a perfect undefeated record, but Imoco Volley Conegliano has the chance to claw to the top with a 3 point result tomorrow night. The top four teams in the league are Savino Del Bene Scandicci (15 points), Imoco Volley Conegliano (12 points), Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio (12 points) and Igor Gorgonzola Novara (11 points). These teams are head and shoulders above the rest of the league with at least a 4 point cushion to the fifth place team.

Week 5 Scores

Week 5- November 12

Winning team is in bold. 

Home Team Visiting Team Facility Score
Pomì Casalmaggiore myCicero Volley Pesaro Pala Radi Cremona 0-3 (25-27, 23-25, 13-25)
Foppapedretti Bergamo Imoco Volley Conegliano Palanorda Bergamo Will play 11/15
Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena Igor Gorgonzola Novara Palasport G. Panini Modena Will play 11/15
Savino Del Bene Scandicci Lardini Filottrano Palazzetto Dello Sport Scandicci 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-19)
Saugella Team Monza Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio Candy Arena Monza 1-3 (23-25, 25-12, 20-25, 21-25)
SAB Volley Legnano Il Bisonte Firenze Palaborsani 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 17-25, 30-28)

Team Bests

  • Hitting Percentage (46.1%) – Savino Del Bene Scandicci
  • Reception percentage (54.2%) – Il Bisonte Firenze
  • Blocks (13) -Saugella Team Monza
  • Points (277) – Saugella Team Monza
  • Aces (6) – Saugella Team Monza

Individual Bests

  • Points (28) – Camilla Mingardi (SAB Volley Legnano)
  • Kills (27) –Camilla Mingardi (SAB Volley Legnano)
  • Aces (3) – Micha Hancock (Saugella Team Monza)
  • Blocks (5) – Francesca Devetag (Saugella Team Monza), Lucia Bosetti (Savino Del Bene Scandicci)

Up Next

Week 6-November 19

Home Team Visiting Team Facility
Imoco Volley Conegliano Saugella Team Monza Pala Verde Villorba
Igor Gorgonzola Novara Foppapedretti Bergamo Pala Igor Gorgonzola Novara
Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio SAB Volley Legnano Palayamamay- Maria Piantanida Busto Arsizio
Il Bisonte Firenze Pomì Casalmaggiore Mandela Forum Firenze
Lardini Filottrano Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena Pala Baldinelli Osimo
myCicero Volley Pesaro Savino Del Bene Scandicci Padiglione D Pesaro

 Injuries and Transfers

  • Cristiano Lucchi announced as the new head coach for Pomì Casalmaggiore replacing Marcello Abbondanza
  • Sarah Wilhite is out for a month with her leg injury
  • Valentina Diouf was held out of their game on Sunday

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