Bracket set for Round of 16 at FIVB U19 World Championship

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The United States has advanced beyond the pool-play stage and is now four wins away from winning the nation’s first gold medal at the FIVB U19 World Championship.

The Round of 16 will begin Tuesday in Tunisia. Check out the bracket for the single-eliminate stage of the World Championship and the U.S. path to a possible podium finish. Continue reading “Bracket set for Round of 16 at FIVB U19 World Championship”

United States upset attempt falls flat against Russia at U19 Championship

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The hope of the United States upsetting undefeated Russia in a de facto pool championship match was short lived.

Russia in 70 minutes swept the United States 25-12, 25-19, 25-12 on Sunday in Tunisia to win the Pool D championship and conclude the opening round at the FIVB U19 World Championship. Continue reading “United States upset attempt falls flat against Russia at U19 Championship”