Volero Zurich Takes Down Rzeszow To Move To 2nd In Pool A

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 07th, 2018 | CEV European Champions League, News, Pro Indoor

2018 Champions League – Women

Volero Zurich took down Devlopres SkyRes Rzeszow in 4 sets 3-1, (25-16, 18-25, 25-22, 25-22) in their second meeting of round 4 of the Champions League. The win now puts Volero in 2nd place in Pool A with a 2-2 record, while Rzeszow falls to 4th place with a 1-3 record.

Volero came out strong in the first set to take a dominant 25-16 victory over the Polish team on their home court. They slipped away in the second set, falling behind early and staying there for the remainder of the second set losing 25-18 to tie the match a 1-1. The final two sets of the match went to the Swiss team as they won 25-22 in each of the sets to take the 4 set victory.

4 Volero players recorded double-digit points in the win with Alexandra Lazic leading the bunch with 21. Mira Todorova added another 16 while Ana Bjelica and Laura Unternahrer recorded 14 each.

For the Polish squad, Helene Rosseaux led the team with 16 points while Jelena Blagojevic added another 13 in the loss.

Both teams have two more matches in round 4, with the top-2 teams in each pool having the ability to move on to the final round of the competition. Volero will take on ASPTT Mulhouse VB while Rzeszow will square off against pool leader CSM Volei Alba Blaj on their home court.

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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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