The U.S. women defeated Brazil 25-18, 29-27, 25-20 in the semifinals at the FIVB Women’s World Championship in Milan, Italy. Brazil was 11-0 in the tournament. They are ranked number one in the world and are the two-time defending Olympic champions.
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Jordan Larson-Burbach was the leading scorer in the match with 15. Kelly Murphy and Kim Hill, both in just their second season with the national team, scored 13.
The U.S. women are seeking their first gold medal in any of the three volleyball majors – the Olympic Games, World Cup and World Championship.