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August 5, 2021, 9 p.m. (Pacific Time)
International Events, National Team Events
August 5, 2021
It’s not a match that the U.S. Women’s National Team enjoys talking about, but they know it will be tough to avoid it. On Aug. 18, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. Women lost to Serbia in the semifinals of the Olympic Games in a tough five-set match. The U.S. won the first set, but Serbia took the next two. The U.S. won the fourth set 25-16 and led the fifth set 11-8 before Serbia came back to win 15-13.
August 3, 2021
The U.S. Women will play Dominican Republic at 9 p.m. PT on Tuesday (1 p.m. Wednesday in Tokyo) in the Olympic quarter finals. The winner will play the winner of Italy/Serbia in the semifinals and is guaranteed a chance to play for a medal. The loser will go home.
August 2, 2021
The U.S. Women’s National Team played Italy on Monday knowing it had already qualified for the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Focused on improved serving and passing, the U.S. Women beat the European side, 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16, 15-12) in their final pool play match.
July 30, 2021
By any name, a team from Russia can be a bear. The U.S. Women’s National Team encountered a grizzly in pool play on Friday, falling to the team from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-19) at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
July 29, 2021
There is a saying that goes, “It’s hard to beat a team three times a season.” The U.S. Women’s National Team found out it was hard, but not impossible, to defeat Turkey for a third time this season when it beat the European side, 3-2
July 27, 2021
Jordan Thompson joined an elite group of women’s volleyball players on Monday as she scored 34 points in leading the U.S. Women’s National Team to a 3-0 (29-27, 25-22, 25-21) win over China at the Olympic Games.
July 25, 2021
t the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, where the stands are mostly empty due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the team is making its own noise to keep the energy flowing. That wasn’t a problem on Sunday as the U.S. Women beat Argentina, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-20) at Ariake Arena in Tokyo.
June 7, 2021
USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12 women who will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.