Fawcett Shines in USA Comeback Victory over Puerto Rico — World Grand Prix

Down 2-0, the USA Women’s Volleyball Team rallied to defeat Puerto Rico today 3-2 in its second match of the FIVB World Grand Prix. Former Penn State All American Nicole Fawcett led all scorers with 27 points, with Kristin Richards tallying 14. Fawcett, Richards, and Foluke Akinradewo were the only USA players to start all five sets. Former Penn State All American Christa Harmotto started the first two sets, scoring two points.

B.J. Hoeptner Evans has a write-up of the match on USAVolleyball.org.

The final match statistics are available at FIVB.org. A video of he match also is available from Universal Sports.com.

Prior to the match, Beth Launiere offered her thoughts in her blog post “Embracing the Challenge,” on USAVolleyball.org.”