U.S. men opened FIVB World League final round play with a 3-2 loss to France on Tuesday in Brazil.
27-25, 20-25, 26-24, 17-25, 15-12
Setter Micah Christenson had five points on a kill, three blocks and an ace
Kawika Shoji subbed in every set except Set 2
Erik Shoji the libero 10 digs
Taylor Averill on the roster, did not play.
Didn’t realize until now that this didn’t post from Sunday. Apologies.
The U.S. Men’s Junior National Team completed the FIVB Men’s Under-21 World Championship in 14th place after losing its final match to Japan, 23-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-20 on Sunday in Ceske Budojovice, Czech Republic.
The U.S. finishes 14th
Outside hitter Austin Matautia started the third and fourth sets and scored 12 points on 10 kills, one block and one ace. Outside hitter Brett Rosenmeier totaled 10 points on 10 kills.
Gage Worsley had 13 digs.
Patrick Gasman started Set 3, only set he played. was set only once
Micah Ma’a played all four sets, started set 4. was in on a block