The United States made short work of a tall team, as it defeated Serbia in a 25-17, 25-20, 25-16 sweep.
U.S. women’s volleyball gets top slot (espn.go.com/olympics)
LONDON (Associated Press) — Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the U.S. women’s volleyball team clinched the top spot in its pool with a preliminary-round victory over Serbia in straight sets Friday at the London Olympics.
The top-ranked United States has won all four of its matches in London, dropping just two sets. The team, which has never won Olympic gold in volleyball, is among the favorites to medal in London.
Logan Tom added 12 points for the United States in the 25-17, 25-20, 25-16 sweep. The team will wrap up the preliminary round with a match against Turkey on Sunday.
There are two six-team pools in the preliminary round. The top four in each advance to the quarterfinals.
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Driving Performance – Photos – U.S. vs. Serbia (nbcolympics.com)
The U.S. women clinch the top spot in Group A with a sweep of Serbia on Friday at Earls Court in London. For photos from the match, Click Here.
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Cumulative Scoring - United States