United States finishes fourth at World Championship

APELDOORN, Netherlands, October 15, 2022.- The United States finished fourth place at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship after losing to Italy 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 27-25) in the bronze medal match on Saturday.

Italy outclassed the U.S. leading 42-31 in kills, 10-7 in blocks and 4-3 in serves. USA handed out 21 points from unforced errors while scoring on 19 from Italy.

Italy opposite hitter Paola Egonu led all scorers scoring 25 points on 20 kills, 4 blocks and one ace.

Opposite Andrea Drews led the U.S. with 10 points on nine kills and one ace, followed by team captain outside hitter Kelsey Robinson with 8 points all on kills.

FIVB Women’s World Championship 2022