Andrea Drews led USA in their 3-2 win over Japan in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup
Nagoya, Japan, September 9, 2017 – Andrea Drews delivered a strong performance to guide USA to win 3-2 (22-25, 25-21, 26-28, 25-21, 15-12) over hosts Japan in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Saturday.
Drews scored 22 points, including 19 attacks and three blocks, while seasoned players Jordan Larson and Kimberly Hill helped out with 18 and 17 points, respectively. Mami Uchiseto and Yurie Nabeya made 17 and 15 points on a losing effort. The NORCECA side had 17 blocks that caused trouble for the Japanese attackers in the crucial moments of the match.