USA joins Turkey and Italy with 6-1 mark
LINCOLN, Nebraska, June 4, 2019 - United States joined Turkey
and Italy as teams with 6-1 win-loss records in the FIVB Women’s
Volleyball League of Nations currently going through its third
week of actions.
The American side recovered from a slow start to defeat Korea
3-1 (19-25, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18).
Chiaga Ogboku led the United States with 16 points followed by
Jordan Larson and Tetori Dixon with 13 and 10, respectively.
Andrea Drews, Jordan Thompson and Mikaela Foecke each
contributed 9 points in the victory.
For Korea Heejin Kim finished with 14 points while Seungju Pyo
added 12 in the losing effort.
The winners led in aces 11-3 and in attacks 56-49.
In Wednesday’s action, Korea (1-6) plays Brazil (4-3) while
United States (6-1) meet Germany (2-5).