USA women team keeps red-hot streak

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, June 18, 2022 – United States women’s team improved its win-loss record to 6-1 at the FIVB Nations League after defeating China 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-21) on Saturday. It was only the second loss for the Chinese side in seven decisions.

The American side committed 22 errors to only 10 by the Chinese but they made up for that disadvantage with leads in attacks (50-35), blocks (7-5) and serves (8-3).

Kathryn Plummer’s 20 points spearheaded the United States attack, followed by Kelsey Robinson and Haleigh Washington with 15 and 11, respectively. The left-handed setter and Captain Micha Hancock had three of the eight aces landed by the winners.

Li Yingying and Xiangyu Gong were the best scorers for China team with 13 and 11 points, respectively.