Sunday, 14 Jul 2024

U.S. Women Shine in Victory Against Belgium at VNL

The U.S. Women’s National Team showcased their skill and teamwork in a thrilling match against Belgium at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy. Despite a second-set surge from Belgium, the U.S. Women held steady to secure a 3-0 victory (25-9, 26-24, 25-20).

Dominance in Kills and Blocks

In a display of strength, the U.S. Women outperformed Belgium in both kills (53-21) and blocks (7-5). However, Belgium’s strong serving allowed them to make a comeback in the match.

U.S. Women's National Team

Stellar Performances

U.S. opposite Jordan Thompson led all scorers with an impressive 21 points, including 18 kills with a .405 hitting efficiency and three blocks. Outside hitter Kelsey Robinson contributed 14 points with 12 kills, one block, and one ace. Jordan Larson, another outside hitter, added 10 points with 10 kills.

Other notable performances include middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson with nine points, middle Chiaka Ogbogu with six points, and setter Jordyn Poulter with two points, along with crucial contributions from the rest of the team.

Staying Resilient and United

Belgium managed to challenge the U.S. Women in the second and third sets with their strong serving. However, the U.S. team displayed resilience and unity, making adjustments and staying patient during tough moments. While it may not have been their most flawless performance, the team’s determination to work together and iron out any issues promises continued improvement.

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Exciting Upcoming Match

Fans should mark their calendars for the U.S. Women’s next match against second-place Japan. Scheduled for Sunday at 3 a.m. PT, this highly anticipated clash is sure to showcase top-notch volleyball skills. Don’t miss the action, as all matches are being broadcast live on


1. Who is leading the VNL standings?

The U.S. Women’s National Team currently holds the top spot in the VNL standings with a perfect record of 10-0.

2. Which players stood out in the match against Belgium?

Jordan Thompson and Kelsey Robinson were standout players, contributing significantly to the team’s victory with their impressive performances.

3. When and where will the U.S. Women’s next match take place?

The U.S. Women will face Japan on Sunday at 3 a.m. PT. The match will be held at the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in Rimini, Italy.


The U.S. Women’s National Team showcased their dominance and resilience in their victory against Belgium. With stellar performances from key players and an unwavering determination to overcome challenges, the team continues to assert their position at the top of the VNL standings. Fans eagerly await their next match against Japan, which promises to be an intense showdown between two formidable teams.

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