USA Women one win away from a repeat at VNL
NANJING, China, July 6, 2019 -
The U.S. Women’s National Team is one win away from repeating as
the FIVB Volleyball Nations League champions after defeating
host China 25-11, 15-25, 25-17, 25-20 in the second semifinal on
Saturday in Nanjing, China.
USA, now 15-3 overall in this year’s VNL, will face Brazil in
the gold-medal match on Sunday riding an eight-match win streak.
Brazil, defeated Turkey 25-23, 25-15, 25-10 in today’s first
The U.S. Women, ranked No. 3 in the world, also defeated China
in last year’s VNL semifinals. China, which has lost all four of
its VNL matches to the USA dating back to the inaugural edition
in 2018, is ranked No. 2 in the world.
outside hitter Michelle
21 points to lead Team USA to victory.
Outside hitter Kelsey
charted 15 points.