Iowa State’s Candelaria Herrera Plays Huge as Middle Blocker Sub

Full Match Recap to follow. Iowa State 6’1″ sophomore Candelaria Herrera is listed on the Cyclones’ roster as an outside hitter and opposite. As a result of injuries, including one to Avery Rhodes, who hasn’t played since the Nebraska match, though, she’s been called into duty in a different position – middle blocker. Rhodes’ first substitute was …

Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six

The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 bocks, 15 aces). She has downed double-digit scoring tallies in all nine of the team’s matches, including 29 twice and 33 in the Round 2 finale against the …

Volleymob’s WCH Eliminated Squads Dream Team

2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 9–30 September Schedule Teams Power Rankings One of the saddest things that fans will have to adapt to as the WCH shifts into its second phase is that they will miss some great volleyball players’ actions after some teams were departed home. Here is a list of performers who …

The Dutch Shocks France With Come-From-Behind 3-2 Win – Pool B Recap

2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 9–30 September Schedule Teams Power Rankings Pool B – Preliminary Phase – Day 1; Day 2; Day 3; Day 4 Arena Ruse at Ruse, Bulgaria The Netherlands shocked the world again. Just one day after handing current Olympic champions and WCH runner ups Brazil, the Dutch squad came back from behind 0-2 …

IOC Member Khunying Leeswadtrakul Greatly Praises The FIVB’s Efforts In Promoting Volleyball

FIVB President Ary Graça continues to push volleyball’s highest institution closer and closer to the IOC. Recently, he met with Thai IOC member Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul after she was invited to attend Serbia’s exhilarating five-set win against Italy to win WCH gold in Japan. They spoke about volleyball’s recent developments all around the world, including …

Observers Deem Bari Site as Substandard for World Championships

After 2 of the 5 preliminary sites of the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championships opened on Sunday to rave reviews, reports have not been as rosy on Wednesday from Bari, Italy, where 6 nations began play in Pool C of the tournament. There, the 5,080 seat PalaFlorio is hosting Cameroon, Tunisia, Australia, Russia, Serbia, …

6 Teams Locked in for Final 6 at Volleyball World Championships

2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championships September 30- October 20, 2018 Schedule/Results Teams The field is set for the Final 6 (third round) of the 2018 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championships in Yokohama, Japan. In the final day of round 2 of the competition, the Netherlands and Japan got the sets they needed to eliminate …

Canadian National Team Setter Megan Cyr will Join AO Thiras in Greece

After spending most of last season as an injury replacement for Eleonora Lo Bianco at Pomi Casalmaggiore in Italy, Canadian National Team setter Megan Cyr will spend next season in Greece with AO Thiras. Cyr appeared in 7 matches and 11 sets for Pomi last season, where she was called upon to fill a gap for …