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The entire swimming pools of the group stage of the CEV Champions League have been set, however Tim McIntosh and hypo Tirol Innsburck of Austria had been eradicated after going 2-1 in Pool V. Hypo Tirol was seeking to attain the group stage for the primary time for the reason that preliminary rounds had been added in 2017.
Hypo Tirol beat Partizan Beograd, misplaced to CV Guagas and beat Budva as McIntosh handed 40 p.c constructive. His group performs Volley Hassrode Leuven of Belgium within the CEV Cup when that event resumes on November 21.
Gabi Garcia turned in his finest efficiency of the season to this point for Pallavolo Padova in a five-set win over Cisterna Volley.. The other who spent the final two seasons with Lube Civitanova hit .552 on his option to 24 kills and three aces. All three of these figures had been match-highs.
Jeff Jendryk led Gioella Prisma Taranto in scoring, however sadly the center blocker had solely three kills, two blocks and an ace as Vero Volley Monza swept. Kyle Russell began at reverse however had simply three kills whereas hitting -.091 earlier than being changed within the second set. Taranto is the one group left within the SuperLega that has not gained.
Rana Verona defeated Farmitalian Catania, the second match Francesco Sani began at exterior hitter. The rookie from UC Irvine completed with 11 kills and an ace. Rok Mozic had 30 factors for Verona.
TJ Defalco had 11 kills, two blocks, and three aces for Asseco Resovia Rzeszów in a loss to Jastrzębski Węgiel and it was the primary match that DeFalco was within the lineup alongside Stephen Boyer, an Olympic gold medalist for France. Boyer led Resovia with 20 factors.
Jake Hanes and Cuprum Lubin had a tricky loss to Projekt Warsaw. Hanes hit an astounding .636 within the first two units however was limping and needed to go away the match after getting seven kills and an ace.
DeFalco and Resovia pulled off a powerful 32-30, 25-17, 25-16 win towards ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle, however experiences stated that DeFalco injured his thumb and wouldn’t be used. He performed only a bit within the first set, incomes a kill on two makes an attempt.
ZAKSA was coping with damage woes of its personal. Dave Smith and Bartosz Bednorz had been on the bench with minor illnesses. Each performed within the first set, Smith contributing a kill. Łukasz Kaczmarek was moved to play exterior hitter with Bednorz not out there. Daniel Chitigoi, the backup reverse, was injured, so Andreas Takvam was moved from the center to the best facet. Each setters, Marcin Janusz and Przemysław Stępień, had been injured. The membership signed Radislow Gil earlier within the week to deal with the setting duties. Erik Shoji was one of many few starters enjoying in his regular place and completed with 46 p.c constructive and eight p.c excellent passes.
Micah Christenson led Zenit Kazan previous Zenit Saint Petersburg as Kazan hit .305. Christenson had an ace and a block.
Zenit Kazan superior to the semifinals of the Russian Cup by beating Yenisei Krasnoyarsk. Kazan didn’t use Dmitry Volkov or Maxim Mikhailov, however Christenson nonetheless set the group to a .330 assault effectivity and he had a kill and a block.
Aaron Russell and the JT Thunders Hiroshima beat Voreas Hokkaido twice. Russell had 16 kills, three blocks and three aces in a a sweep after which had 16 extra kills and an ace in a 32-30, 25-22, 25-20 victory that left his group 7-1.
Halkbank Ankara needed to make up a match towards Arkas Spor from the second week of the season since Arkas had a match within the CEV Cup and Micah Ma’a set Halkbank to a .443 assault effectivity in a 25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22 victory. Gyorgy Grozer, recent off of carrying Germany via Olympic qualification, contributed 22 factors for Arkas.
Ma’a acquired 24 factors from Nimir Abdel-Aziz’s and 20 from Gord Perrin of Canada towards Develi Bld. Earvin N’Gapeth was given the night time off, however he wasn’t wanted in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-27, 25-22 win for Halkbank. Ma’a’s group hit .448 and he had a kill and two blocks.
Chaumont dropped its first match of the season to undefeated Nantes Rezé as Michael Marshman had 11 kills, three blocks and an ace within the 21-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 17-15 loss. Pat Gasman began on the different center and had a kill and two aces. After hitting -.143, Gasman was changed by Dan McDonnell to start out the third set. McDonnell had 5 kills and two blocks. Joe Worsley set Chaumont to a .343 assault effectivity along with having two kills and a block.
Narbonne remained winless after getting swept by Monpellier. Kyle Dagostino posted a 47 p.c constructive and 13 p.c excellent passing efficiency with 5 errors in reception.
Kyle Ensing matched a team-high whole of 14 factors for Saint Nazaire in a four-set win over Paris. Ensing had 13 kills and a block. Jordan Ewert added 11 kills and a block. Daniel Wetter of Paris had 4 kills and two blocks and Colton Cowell performed within the third and fourth units, getting a kill on one try.
Chaumont then beat perennial French energy Excursions, hitting .362 as Worsley had three kills and a block. Marshman hit .500 with 5 kills. McDonnell had three kills and two blocks, hitting .600
Paris ended its two-match shedding streak with a five-set win over Arago de Sète. Wetter had a kill and an ace.
Saint Nazaire fell to 2-3 when it was swept by Plessis-Robinson. Ensing completed with seven kills and a block. Ewert scored on 5 kills and an ace however hit .000. Quinn Isaacson was used as a serving substitute in every set.
Dagostino handed 75 p.c positively and 33 p.c completely with no errors towards league-leading Tourcoing, however Narbone was swept.
The Berlin Recycling Volleys beat WWK Volleys Herrsching and Cody Kessel was used as a sub for Berlin in each set however the fourth of the 25-19, 22-25, 25-16, 17-25, 15-12 victory. He had two kills and a block. Ryan Manoogian performed as a libero for Herrsching within the first set. He handed 25 p.c positively and 25 p.c completely.
FT 1844 Freiburg beat TSV Haching Munich in 4 as Ian Parrish hit .857 from the center with no assault errors. He completed with six kills and two aces. Munich exterior Austin Matautia had seven kills and an ace however hit .091.
Matt Knigge had 9 kills and 4 blocks for SVG Lüneburg in a 25-22, 22-25, 31-33, 25-17, 19-17 marathon victory over VfB Friedrichshafen. Blake Leeson had seven kills and two blocks whereas hitting .636. Gage Worsley handed 47 p.c positively and 24 p.c completely. Matt Slivinsky got here off the bench within the third set and completed the match with seven kills, an ace, and hit .375.
JT Hatch got here off the bench for Helios Grizzlys Giesen within the second set and completed the sweep of Netzhoppers Ok.W. Bestensee, getting two kills and an ace.
Berlin made fast work of Friedrichshafen and Kessel got here off the bench in every set and contributed a kill on his solely try.
Giesen picked up a 25-23, 23-25, 25-23, 21-25, 15-2 win over Herrsching on November 11. Hatch was used as an alternative within the first 4 units and accomplished two serves. Manoogian didn’t function within the match for Herrsching.
Parish had 5 kills in 5 makes an attempt for Freiburg in a sweep of ASV Dachau. Simon Gallas, fa German who performed at USC, scored 13 factors for Dachau.
Leeson and Knigge mixed for 17 factors within the center for Lüneburg, which swept VC Bitterfeld-Wolfen. Leeson hit .727 with eight kills and a block. Knigge added 5 kills and a match-high three blocks. Worsley handed 58 p.c positively and 32 p.c completely.
Munich was simply two factors away from its first victory however misplaced 18-25, 25-22, 25-17, 23-25, 18-16 loss to Baden Volleys SSC Karlsruheon. Matautia led with 4 aces and had three kills and a block.
There have been a number of weeks between the Argentinian Supercup and the opening of the league season. Brandon Rattray and UPCN gained twice within the opening week. Rattray had 20 kill, two blocks and two aces in a sweep of Membership Social Deportivo Defensores de Banfield. He adopted with 20 kills as UPCN defeated Membership Atlético San Lorenzo in 5.
Austin Wilmot began at center blocker for Itambé Minas in its opening-match sweep of Joinville Volei and had two kills.
Chase Direito acquired the beginning at center blocker for VaLePa in a 28-26, 25-20, 25-18 win over TUTO volley and had two kills and two blocks.
Akaa-Volley beat Hurrikaani-Loimaa and Greg Petty had 19 kills and an ace within the loss and teammate Troy Gooch, handed 57 p.c positively and 43 p.c completely.
Michael Michelau scored 15 factors on 11 kills and 4 blocks for Savo Volley, however his group nonetheless dropped a 22-25, 18-25, 25-21, 25-17, 15-13 choice to Karelian Hurmos on November 11.
Colin Lovejoy hit .600 within the center for Kyky-Betset in a 22-25, 18-25, 25-22, 27-25, 15-12 win towards Akaa-Volley and had seven kills and a block.
Raison Loimu earned a 24-26, 20-25, 25-20, 25-19, 15-10 victory towards VaLePa and Felix Egharevba had 13 kills and two blocks, hitting .667.
Kyky-Betset beat Kokkolan Tilkerit in 5 and Lovejoy hit .500 on his option to three kills, an ace and a block.
Tommy Carmody hit .000 and solely put away one kill in CEZ Karlovarsko’s 25-21, 25-19, 25-11 win over České Budějovice, however he additionally led with three blocks and had two aces. Spencer Olivier got here off the bench within the third set and didn’t rating.
Jaylen Jasper led Spartak Subotica with 17 kills, two blocks and an ace in a four-set win over Borac-Starcevo.
Chênois Genève remained unbeaten with a 22-25, 25-22, 25-27, 25-18, 15-11 win over Biogas Volley Näfels as Dennis Del Valle handed 54 p.c of his receptions positively and 31 p.c completely. James Norris had eight kills, one block, and an ace.