OSAKA, Japan, July 10, 2022 – United States finished with a win-loss record of 10-2 at the preliminary round of the 2022 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League following victories over Canada and Argentina.
The Americans scored an easy victory over Canada 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-19) and followed with a 3-2 (29-27, 22-25, 20-25, 25-13, 17-15) hard fought battle against Argentina.
Torey Defalco led the scoring in both victories with 18 against Canada and 28 in the duel against Argentina.
In the match with their North-American neighbors, the winners held advantage in blocks 5-1 and serving aces 5-2. They also dominated both categories in the clash with the Argentineans 13-7 and 3-2, respectively.
The Canadians finished the event with a 2-10 record.