Paola Egonu was held to just 9 points, but that was still enough for Italy to sweep the Dominican and clinch a spot in the Final 6.
With political unrest in their home country, the Venezuelan women’s national team was unable to make it to their semifinal…
Argentina’s Emilce Sosa was the top scorer of the day with 28 points against Croatia, including 22 kills, five blocks and an ace.
Venezuela takes on Australia in the semifinals of Group 3 at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix.
Brazil’s starting middle blockers, Adenizia and Carolina Da Silva, combined for 12 of Brazil’s 21 blocks in the game.
Netherlands (5-2) faces Brazil (4-3) as both teams could use the win if they want a spot in the final six.
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Serbia was already through to the ninth place classification matches coming into Thursday’s action, but secured the top spot in the group with a 3-0 mark on Week 2 of play.
Karch Kiraly and the American women have made an improbable run to the top of Group 1.
Brazil and Team USA won their matches on day one of week three in the World Grand Prix.
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After a 3-3 start, Brazil begins the last week heading into the final six with a match against Belgium.
Argentina outscored Serbia and had help from 44 errors, but the Serbians rallied for the five-set win to stay atop Pool G.
Russia is in the driver’s seat for Pool E after topping Poland via sweep on Wednesday.
The Dominican Republic, in spite of being in 8th position, have a pretty clear path to the Final 6.
Russia edged Turkey in four sets in an fairly even match, while Poland blew out Brazil with help from offensive and blocking prowess.
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