WATCH LIVE: Russia Seeking Second Win Over Turkey At EuroVolley

  0 Carly DeMarque | September 29th, 2017 | European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, Video


Russia has been a force to be reckoned with at the 2017 CEV European Women’s Champions, as they went 3-0 in pool play just hours after their head coach was fired. The Russian crew will take on a struggling Turkey team in the quarterfinals.

Though Russia was dominant in their pool play matches, they still had to go five sets in two of their matches – the Ukraine and Bulgaria, their other match went four with Turkey. Therefore, these two teams have met already in the tournament, with Russia seeking out a second win. Nataliya Goncharova has posted 60 points for the Russians and will need her to continue producing come the match against Turkey.

Turkey, on the other hand, went 1-2 in pool play, winning only against the Ukraine on the final day in four. They had a playoff match against Poland to which they won in four sets. The Turkish side has been led by Neriman Ozsoy with 74 total points to rank ninth overall. They will need to play tough the entire match to stay on top of the Russian crew.

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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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