USA women lead VNL

CALGARY, Canada, June 29, 2022 – The United States women’s team swept Belgium 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-19) to begin the third and last week of the preliminary round of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

The Americans are atop of the standings of the VNL with an 8-1 win-loss record that is the same as Japan, but separated by a better set-ratio of USA.

Kara Bajema led USA with 20 points, followed by Andrea Drews and Kelsey Robinson with 15 and 12 points, respectively.

Jordan Thompson of United States against Belgium, week 3 Women’s VNL

Belgium’s Britt Herbots, the leading scorer of the competition, elevated her total to 212 points with her output of 18 against the Americans.

Belgium’s record is now 3-6.