USA earned back-to-back wins in the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup, following their tie-break win over Russia in Nagoya
Nagoya, Japan, September 8, 2017 – Kimberly Hill and Foluke Akinradewo teamed-up to guide USA to a 3-2 (23-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-21, 15-9) win against Russia in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Friday.
Hill and Akinradewo and recorded identical 18-point outputs that included four and three aces that disrupted Russia’s reception. Jordan Larson also stepped up and added 16 points. Nataliya Goncharova and Tatiana Kosheleva made 27 and 25 points on a losing effort.