USA improve to 6-2 in Group 1 World Grand Prix
CUIABA, Brazil, July 21, 2017 – USA claimed a 3-1 (25-14, 16-25,
25-19, 26-24) victory over Belgium to improve to a 6-2 record in
the World Grand Prix 2017 campaign.
Kaja Grobelna was by far the best scorer of the match, tallying
a fantastic 24 points in Belgium’s account but it was not enough
to prevail over USA with Madison Kingdon contributing 18 points
to their victory trailed by Kelly Murphy who was responsible for
In Bangkok, Thailand, Italy continues a winning streak in World
Grand Prix, securing a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-15) victory over
Dominican Republic. Caterina Bosetti and Miriam Sylla led the
team to sixth consecutive victory.
Both players scored 10 points in attack and one block each,
becoming best scorers of Italy. Gina Mambru was the strongest
point of Dominican Republic with 10 points, all in attack.
With two victories for 3 points, Italy secures its position in