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USA survive "Thai-break" to record fourth straight win

Kobe, Japan, October 3, 2018: The United States were given an almighty fright by Thailand before winning a sensational Pool C match 3-2 at Kobe Green Arena on Wednesday night. The reigning world champions looked to be heading for a straight-forward victory after winning the first two sets 25-17, 25-16 in under an hour. But Thailand produced an astonishing turn-around to take the next two sets 25-23, 25-21 to force this pulsating contest into a tiebreak, which the USA won 15-11 to record their fourth straight victory.

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It was a 'great battle', says USA coach

Kobe, Japan, October 3, 2018 - Head Coach Karch Kiraly: I want to give congratulations to the Thailand team. They always play with incredible spirit and they are a team that is really exciting in the world of volleyball and fans all over the world love their their style of play. They kept fighting no matter who they had on the court. That was a great battle. Even though Thailand fought so hard our team did a great job of keeping our patience and our poise.

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Match Statistics by Teams

60
Spike
65
17
Block
4
8
Serve
0
24
Opp. Errors
25
109
Total
94

43
Dig
59
38
Reception
41
13
Set
13

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Match Results (P2)

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Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
14 Michelle Bartsch-Hackley 23 17 46 5 11 1 17
16 Foluke Akinradewo 17 8 16 7 25 2 17
5 Rachael Adams 14 8 16 3 15 3 18
12 Kelly Murphy 14 13 32 0 7 1 15
10 Jordan Larson 10 9 32 1 7 0 18
15 Kimberly Hill 4 3 8 0 0 1 3
24 Karsta Lowe 2 2 5 0 3 0 0
3 Carli Lloyd 1 0 1 1 4 0 12
1 Micha Hancock 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
6 Tetori Dixon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Lauren Gibbemeyer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Sarah Wilhite 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
17 Megan Courtney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Kelsey Robinson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Spike Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
18 Ajcharaporn Kongyot 23 23 57 0 4 0 9
15 Malika Kanthong 14 14 31 0 2 0 15
5 Pleumjit Thinkaow 13 12 21 1 4 0 11
10 Wilavan Apinyapong 12 11 23 1 4 0 11
6 Onuma Sittirak 3 3 18 0 1 0 5
8 Watchareeya Nuanjam 3 1 7 2 7 0 15
3 Pornpun Guedpard 1 1 2 0 3 0 14
2 Piyanut Pannoy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Thatdao Nuekjang 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Nootsara Tomkom 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
14 Chitaporn Kamlangmak 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
19 Chatchu-On Moksri 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
20 Supattra Pairoj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Rankings

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
5 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 13 15 5 3.000 454 387 1.173
2
Russia
5 4 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 12 14 5 2.800 433 356 1.216
3
Thailand
5 3 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 10 13 10 1.300 471 467 1.008
4
Azerbaijan
5 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 6 7 10 0.700 393 383 1.026
5
Korea
5 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 4 7 12 0.583 400 426 0.938
6
Trinidad & Tobago
5 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 15 0.066 271 403 0.672

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