John Speraw got his first victory as head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team as the United States defeated Argentina, 22-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-16 in an FIVB World League match on Saturday at Charles Koch Arena. The two teams will each move on in World League Pool A with 1-1 records. The U.S. Men will play again on June 14-15 against France in Tulsa, Okla.
Libero Erik Shoji led the team in digs with six and was credited with 10 excellent receptions.
Setter Kawika Shoji subbed in Set 2 and played the rest of the match. He had two aces and two kills.
Former UH middle Matt Rawson did not play.