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United States make the top eight at U18


SANTA FE, Argentina, August 23, 2017 - The United States outplayed Slovenia in eight finals round of the FIVB Girls’ U18 World Championship.


The American team won in straight sets by scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-22 in one hour and eight minutes of game time.


Logan Eggleston topped for the USA with 19 points (including 4 aces), while Mica Allison scored 12. No Slovenian player recorded double digits in this match. Tali Lekse finished with merely 7 units as the Europeans’ best scorer.


The USA capitalized their services efficiently and closed with a 12-9 balance and led 7-9 in blocks.


Mica Allison, Player of USA: “I think we played very good, all together and our coach told us it was important to serve, and we did it very well today. Our system really helped a lot and now we have to keep going. I think we figured out this qualification, it was hard at the beginning but we make it and we had a lot of fun also.”