USA to play for fifth place

KORTRIJK, Belgium, July 17, 2021 – The United States advanced to the deciding match for the fifth place on the finals day at the FIVB Volleyball U20 Women’s World Championship after producing a 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-18) shutout of the Dominican Republic on Saturday.

Emily Londot and Caroline Crawford led the United States with 17 and 12 points, respectively, while Reagan Hope and Allyson Batenhorst contributed with 9 and 8 points. For the Dominican Republic, Geraldine Gonzalez and Romina Cornelio finished with 8 and 7 points.

The United States will play Poland for fifth place while the Dominican Republic will play Brazil for seventh place.