USA Women also start winning

TOKYO, Japan, July 25, 2021 – United States women emulated their fellow men compatriots by winning their first match in Pool B dispatching Argentina 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-20) to kick off the female volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

The Americans dominated in attacks 44-38, blocks 9-6, and 5-0 in aces. The winners made 15 errors to 17 by the losers.

Jordan Thompson spearheaded the attack of United States with 18 points. She was joined by Michelle-Bartsch-Hackley and Jordan Larson with 10 and 8, respectively.

Erika Mercado led Argentina with 14 points, followed by Paula Nizetich with 7 points.