Wednesday, 29 May 2024

U.S. Women Face Rematch with Türkiye in Quarterfinals

The U.S. Women’s National Team is set to take on Türkiye in the quarterfinals of the FIVB World Championship. The match will be held in Gliwice, Poland on Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 a.m. PT. The U.S. Women finished second in Pool F after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Thailand. Türkiye, on the other hand, finished third in their pool.

In their earlier encounter, the U.S. Women emerged victorious against Türkiye. This rematch promises to be an exciting battle between two talented teams.

Official Statistics

During their match against Thailand, the U.S. Women showcased their resilience by coming back from a 0-2 deficit. Middle blockers Haleigh Washington and Chiaka Ogbogu played a crucial role in leading the team to victory. Washington recorded 15 points with 13 kills and two blocks, while Ogbogu contributed 14 points with 12 kills and two blocks.

Outside hitter Ali Frantti, who started the first four sets, also made a significant impact with 13 points from 13 kills. Kara Bajema, who replaced Kelsey Cook in the second set, registered 12 points with nine kills, one block, and two aces. Annie Drews, the team’s opposite hitter, scored 11 points with 10 kills and one block.

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Jordyn Poulter and Lauren Carlini shared the setting duties, while Justine Wong-Orantes and Morgan Hentz excelled in their roles as liberos.

All the matches of the FIVB World Championship are being livestreamed on VolleyballWorld.tv.

U.S. Women’s History and Roster

The U.S. Women have a rich history in the World Championships. They clinched the title for the first time in 2014, and they have also won silver medals in 1967 and 2002. In addition, they finished third in 1982 and 1990. In the previous edition of the World Championships in 2018, they tied for fifth place.

Here is the roster of the U.S. Women’s National Team for the 2022 FIVB World Championships:

  • Jordyn Poulter (S)
  • Justine Wong-Orantes (L)
  • Morgan Hentz (L)
  • Lauren Carlini (S)
  • Hannah Tapp (MB)
  • Annie Drews (Opp)
  • Sarah Wilhite Parsons (OH)
  • Haleigh Washington (MB)
  • Kara Bajema (OH)
  • Danielle Cuttino (Opp)
  • Kelsey (Robinson) Cook (OH)
  • Chiaka Ogbogu (MB)
  • Ali Frantti (OH)
  • Anna (Stevenson) Hall (MB)

The team is led by head coach Karch Kiraly, along with assistant coaches Erin Virtue, Tama Miyashiro, and Marv Dunphy.

U.S. Schedule for the World Championships

The U.S. Women’s team has been performing exceptionally well in the tournament so far. In the Pool Play Round One, they defeated Kazakhstan and Canada, both with a clean sweep of 3-0. In the Pool Play Round Two, they secured victories against Bulgaria, Germany, Dominican Republic, and Türkiye. Their thrilling 3-2 win against Thailand in the last match sealed their spot in the quarterfinals.

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The U.S. Women will now face Türkiye once again in the quarterfinals on October 11th at 8:30 a.m. PT. If they emerge victorious, they will move on to the semifinals, which will take place on October 12th and 13th. The finals are scheduled for October 15th.

FAQs

Q: When and where is the match between the U.S. Women and Türkiye taking place?
A: The match will be held in Gliwice, Poland on Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 a.m. PT.

Q: What is the U.S. Women’s team’s performance in the FIVB World Championship so far?
A: The U.S. Women have performed exceptionally well, finishing second in their pool and securing a spot in the quarterfinals.

Q: Who are the key players to watch out for in the U.S. Women’s team?
A: Haleigh Washington, Chiaka Ogbogu, and Ali Frantti have been instrumental in the team’s success so far.

Summary

The U.S. Women’s National Team is gearing up for a rematch against Türkiye in the quarterfinals of the FIVB World Championship. After an impressive performance in the pool stages, the U.S. Women are ready to face the challenge head-on. Led by a talented roster and guided by their experienced coaching staff, the team is determined to make their mark in the tournament. Fans can catch all the action on VolleyballWorld.tv and support the U.S. Women as they strive for another title.