Team USA 3, Japan 1
Date of competition: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
The U.S. women’s national volleyball team defeated Japan, 23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-23, at the RIMAC Arena on the campus of UC San Diego on Wednesday night.
Nicole Fawcett led the United States with 19 points via 15 kills on 35 swings, three aces and a block. Kristin Richards Hildebrand chalked up 16 points, all on kills from 31 attacks.
Lauren Gibbemeyer contributed 15 points, including nine kills on 23 errorless attacks and a match-high six blocks. Kim Hill added 12 points off the bench with 11 kills on 20 attacks.
Yikiko Ebata led Japan with a match-high points, while captain Saori Kimura recorded 16 points.
posted by Rick on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:01 am
Cassidy Lichtman and Kristin Richards Hildebrand celebrate a USA point/USA Volleyball
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