12. 06. 2019

VNL 2019 W: Orthmann tames “Yellow Tigers” for Germany, Netherlands end 5-game winless run

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Germany recorded the third victory in a row in the 2019 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League.

 

Germany won the 2019 VNL match for the third time in a row, the fourth time in the last five games, as they defeated Belgium by a 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16) on home soil in Stuttgart, on Day in Pool 14.

Thus, Germany jumped to the 10th place in the Preliminary Round standings with a 5-6 record (14 points) and reduced the distance compared to the sixth place, which is currently eligible for qualification for the Final Six, to 6 points. As for Belgium, they are at 6-5 and 16 points.

Hanna Orthmann was Germany’s top scored with 24 points, including 4 aces. Karolina Goliat scored 13 for the “Yellow Tigers”, while Marlies Janssens made 4 kill blocks.

 

The Netherlands wrote down the 11th successive victory against the Dominican Republic at major world level tournaments, beating them in straight sets in Pool 14.

The Dutch side ended their five-game winless run in the 2019 VNL and reached a 3-8 record. The Caribbean side is at 5-6.

Anne Buijs put down 15 points for the Netherlands, while Nicole Koolhaas made 4 kill blocks. Gaila González scored 14 for the Dominican Republic.

2019 FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League, Week 4 – Day 2:

Pool 13 (Perugia, Italy):

Bulgaria – Russia 0-3 (20-25, 23-25, 16-25)

Italy - South Korea 3-1 (25-17, 25-21, 23-25, 25-13)

Pool 14 (Stuttgart, Germany):

Dominican Republic – Netherlands 0-3 (18-25, 21-25, 19-25)

Germany – Belgium 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 24-26, 25-16)

Pool 15 (Tokyo, Japan):

Brazil – Thailand 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-21)

Japan – Serbia 3-1 (19-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-14)

Pool 16 (Jiangmen, China):

Poland - USA 1-3 (25-21, 23-25, 15-25, 11-25)

China – Turkey 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-21)

Standings

 

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