U.S. Women Win One for the Worlds

Orlando, Florida, July 8, 2009. “The U.S. Women’s National Team earned a spot into next year’s FIVB World Championship after topping Costa Rica 25-15, 25-9, 25-15 on Wednesday evening in Orlando to finish the FIVB World Championship Qualification Tournament – NORCECA Pool G with an undefeated 3-0 record. As the second-place team, Costa Rica remains alive in the qualification process and will compete next month in the four-team NORCECA Playoff Round in Tijuana, Mexico. The Playoff Round will fill NORCECA’s final two World Championship vacancies.” More from The FIVB. The complete match statistics from the FIVB are here.