After a resounding 3-0 triumph implicit France to footwear disconnected their Olympic competition, the United States men’s volleyball squad dropped their 2nd lucifer 3-1 against the Russian Olympic Committee.
After the ROC took the archetypal 2 sets, the United States stayed live successful the lucifer with a triumph successful Set 3, but it wasn’t capable arsenic the ROC came retired victorious successful the 4th set.
Taylor Sander and Matthew Anderson led the onslaught for the Americans with 17 and 15 points respectively. Sander added 2 blocks and six digs portion Anderson had 9 digs. Libero Eric Shoji collected 9 digs portion Micah Christenson collected 4 points, 2 blocks and 8 digs.
The Americans failed to incorporate the discourtesy of the ROC, led by Dmitry Volkov (16 points) and Igor Kobzar (14 points). Ivan Iakovlev was highly businesslike connected attack, scoring 8 points connected 10 onslaught attempts.
The adjacent lucifer for the United States volition instrumentality spot Tuesday, July 27 astatine 10:05 p.m. ET against Tunisia.