Turkish Women: Zhu Ting Helps Lead Fenerbahce To First League Loss

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 27th, 2017 | News, Pro Indoor, Turkish League

There are finally no more undefeated teams in the Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi, as Fenerbahce was downed in four-sets by VakifBank this week. The loss moves them into second place in the league behind Ecazibasi VitrA.

Round 9 Scores

*Winners are bolded

Round 9
Date Home Team Visiting Team Score
11/25/17 Nilufer Bld. Halkbank
3-1, (25-20, 25-22, 19-25, 25-22)
11/25/17 Galatasaray Camerously Beylikduzu Vol. Iht.
3-0, (25-23, 25-18, 27-25)
11/25/17 Ilbank Bursa B.
3-0, (25-19, 25-18, 25-20)
11/25/17 Canakkale Bld. Besiktas
3-2, (27-25, 20-25, 21-25, 25-20, 16-14)
11/25/17 Vakifbank Fenerbahce
3-1, (25-18, 25-14, 25-27, 25-12)
11/25/17 Eczacibasi Vitra Seramiksan
3-0, (26-24, 25-19, 25-12)

VakifBank handed Fenerbahce their first loss of the season behind20 points from Zhu Ting. Ting has had her ups and down this season in the league but has a strong crew to back her up as three other players recorded double-digit points – Lonneke Sloetjes (19), Milena Rasic (16) and Gozde Kirdar (12). Fenerbahce’s top performer was Natalia Pereira with 16 points.

Eczacibasi VitrA solidified their first-place positioning in the league with a three-set sweep over ninth-place Seramiksan. Tijana Boskovic led the way with 17 points while Jordan Larson added another 12 in the sweep.

Galatasaray continues to move in the right direction with another win this week over Camerously Beylikduzu Vol. Iht. in three sets. They were led by Guler Neslihan Demir with 15 points while Dobriana Rabadzhieva added another 11 in the win.


  1. Eczacibasi VitrA (8-1)
  2. Fenerbahce (8-1)
  3. VakifBank (8-1)
  4. Galatasaray (6-3)
  5. Bursa B. (4-5)
  6. Halkbank (4-5)
  7. Besiktas (4-5)
  8. Nilufer Bld. (3-6)
  9. Seramiksan (4-5)
  10. Canakkale Bld. (3-6)
  11. Camerously Beylikduzu Vol. Iht. (2-7)
  12. Ilbank (0-9)

Next Rounds Schedule

Round 10
Date Home Team Visiting Team
12/2/17 Bursa B. Eczacibasi Vitra
12/2/17 Besiktas Galatasaray
12/2/17 Fenerbahce Canakkale Bld.
12/2/17 Halkbank Ilbank
12/2/17 Camerously Beylikduzu Vol. Iht. Nilufer Bld.
12/2/17 Seramiksan Vakifbank

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Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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