United States to falls Argentina, out of playoff contention

Any hope the United States had of medaling at the World University Games are officially done.

The United States was held to less than a .200 attack percentage as it lost to Argentina 25-22, 25-20, 25-15 on Monday in South Korea to be eliminated for a possible spot in the quarterfinals. Continue reading

Petty, U.S. rally past Australia for first win at World Games

Former Lewis outside attacker Greg Petty stepped up for the United States to keep its medal hopes alive for another day.

Petty finished with a team-high 17 kills as the United States rallied to beat Australia 19-25, 27-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-8 on Friday in South Korea for its first victory in group play at the World University Games. Continue reading

U.S. suffers opening loss to Czech Republic at World Games

The nationally televised tournament opener for the United States did not last long.

Former Lewis outside attacker Greg Petty had a team-high eight kills as the United States lost to the Czech Republic 25-22, 25-16, 25-10 on Thursday in South Korea to begin its group play at the World University Games. Continue reading