Volero Zurich Extends Winning Streak To 180 With Swiss Cup Victory

  0 Carly DeMarque | April 03rd, 2017 | News, Pro Indoor

The dominant Swiss team, Volero Zurich clinched their 12th Swiss Cup title in a three set sweep over Sm’Aesch Pfeffingen 3-0, (25-18, 25-19, 25-22).

Volero has extended their domestic winning streak to 180 matches with the Swiss Cup victory.

At the beginning of the match, Volero got off to a rocky start but were able to pull it together to make a comeback in the first set. With Sm’Aesch ahead 14-13 in the first Volero went on an 11-5 run to end the first, carrying the momentum over the next two sets for the win.

USA’s Faluke Akinradewo received a Swiss Volley Indoor Award as the MVP for the season.

After the victory, there will not be much rest time for Volero as they head to Turkey in a rematch over VakifBank Istanbul. The competition could determine is VakifBank enters the semifinals of the European Champions League, as they are up 1-0 in the series after a crucial four-set victory on the road.

On top of the Swiss Cup, Volero has a shot at the Swiss Championship with the team set to face TS Volley Duedingen in the semifinals.


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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

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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