USA defeats Netherlands to start third week
CUIABA, Brazil, July 20, 2017 – In a thrilling four-set match,
USA upset the Netherlands 3-1 (25-15, 23-25, 28-26, 25-21) to
begin the third and last preliminary round of the FIVB World
With 23 points, USA’s Michelle Bartsch-Hackley was the main
contributor of the game, followed by teammate Tetori Dixon who
added 20 points in the victory, including six blocks and three
USA dominated all the scoring categories, 60-48 in attacks, 13-9
in blocks and 10-7 in aces.
Anne Buijs and Yvon Belien were the best for Netherlands with 16
and 13 points, respectively.