USA stop losing streak
JIANGMEN, China, June 12, 2019 – The
U.S. Women’s National Team snapped a two-match FIVB Volleyball
Nations League losing streak, overcoming a slow start to defeat
Poland 21-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-11 on Wednesday in Jiangmen,
The Americans are now 8-3 overall with 24 points, while Poland
falls to 7-4 record with 20 points. The U.S. concludes fourth
week of preliminary matches on Thursday against host China.
the American offense with a match-high 21 points. Outside
17 points. Middle Chiaga
Ogboku claimed 16 points, including four blocks
and three aces.
Team USA controlled each of the scoring categories, especially
after the first set. The Americans had a 7-4 ace advantage and a
58-44 attack margin. The U.S. had a slim 11-10 lead in blocks.
After having eight errors in the opening set, the U.S. committed
just eight total over the next three sets.