United States claim seventh victory

LINCOLN, Nebraska, June 5, 2019 – United States swept Germany 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-18) improving their win-loss record to 7-1 in the 2019 FIVB Women’s League of Nations.

The USA team now share the first place in the standings with Turkey and Italy with one more match to play in the third round of the competition.

Kelsey Robinson scored 18 points, including 4 blocks and three aces, as the best offensive force of USA followed by Jordan Thompson and Mikaela Foecke who finished with 14 points apiece.

Nele Barber with 15 points and Lena Stigrot with 10 were the only members of the German team who reached double figures.

USA played text-book volleyball dominating from start to finish. They led in attacks (41-38), blocks (10-7) and aces (11-3). The winners gave away only 10 points via errors compared to 14 by Germany.