Wilhite scores 25 as USA improve to 3-0   

RIMINI, Italy, May 27, 2021 – Sarah Wilhite registered a match-high 25 points as United States beat Brazil 3-1 (25-17, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22) in a match between undefeated teams in the third day of actions at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League on Thursday.

For the Americans the victory was their third in a row after dispatching Dominican Republic and Canada both in straight sets. Brazil fell to a 1-2 win-loss record following 3-1 victory over Canada and 3-0 against the Dominican side.

Jordan Larson and Andrea Drews each contributed 16 points in the victory while middle blockers Foluke Akinradewo and Haleigh Washington chipped in with 10 points each.

Fernanda Garay topped the offense of Brazil with 18 points, followed by Gabriela Guimaraes and Tandara Caixeta with 16 and 13 points, respectively.