May 31, 2023
Women's professional volleyball: Butler won the Chieri Challenge Cup;  Wilhite-Parsons leader in NEC in Japan

That is our weekly replace on US ladies enjoying skilled volleyball world wide. Most of the gamers are former NCAA highlights:

Champions League

VakıfBank continued on its method by profitable two units with a superior set price, beating Milan with 18-25, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 15-11 units and superior to the semi-finals.

Kara Bajema grew to become VakıfBank’s second high objective scorer with 16 kills, two aces and a block. Chiaka Ogbogu added 5 kills and two blocks. Jordan Thompson led Milan with 25 kills, a block and an ace. Jordan Larson had 12 kills, three aces and a block. Dana Rettke killed two and made a block as a submarine.

Though Conegliano received the match with units 25-23, 25-15, 23-25, 20-25, 13-15, Fenerbahce received the primary two units and eradicated Conegliano. Kathryn Plummer did 12 kills and a block, and Kelsey Robinson-Cook dinner did 12 kills.

Kathryn Plummer blocks for Conegliano in opposition to Fenerbahçe/CEV photograph

Novara grew to become the one Italian crew to advance by beating Stuttgart in units 25-18, 25-19, 25-21. McKenzie Adams didn’t play for Novara. Krystal Rivers led Stuttgart with 14 kills. Simone Lee made seven kills and a block in a backup look.


Regardless of being defeated by THY in units of 25-21, 18-25, 26-24, 23-25, 15-10, Scandicci superior to the finals, however took the lead due to his superior set price. Haleigh Washington took 4 blocks and three kills for Scandicci. Madi Kingdon Rishel had 21 kills and two aces for THY.

Alba Blaj defeated CSM Targoviste 25-21, 25-23, 19-25, 25-20 to succeed in the ultimate. Kaitlyn Hord returns to Alba Blaj’s roster and comes out of the bench, making three kills and a block.

Brionne Butler and Chieri have fun profitable the Challenged Cup/CEV photograph

Challeng’s Cup

Brionne Butler and Chieri, who killed one particular person, defeated CSM Lugoj within the last with units 25-21, 25-21, 25-21 and have become Problem Cup champions.


Scandicci (19-5) beat Cuneo 25-19, 22-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-13 for his or her fourth win in 5 video games. Washington had seven kills, a block and an ace. Anna Stevenson-Corridor had 9 kills and two blocks for Cuneo (9-15). Dani Drews killed 5 folks as backup.

Anna Stevenson-Corridor shot Haleigh Washington/LVF

Conegliano (23-1) bounced again to brush Firenze 25-15, 25-20, 25-17 with Robinson-Cook dinner 10 kills (.500) and three blocks. Stephanie Samedy killed two folks as backup. Rhamat Alhassan killed Firenze (9-15).

Milan (18-6), defeated Novara in units 17-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 and received the third league match in a row. Larson killed 9 and had two aces, and Thompson killed three in a quick look. Adams killed 5 folks for Novara.

Jordan Larson shot the Novara/LVF photograph

Chieri defeated Bergamo in units 29-27, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19. Khalia Lanier led Bergamo (11-13) with 20 kills, a block and an ace.

Busto Arsizio (11-13) defeated Casalmaggiore in units of 22-25, 25-21, 25-19, 25-21. Setter Carli Lloyd had three kills, a block and an ace. Ali Frantti had 4 kills and two aces for Casalmaggiore (12-12) and Lauren Carlini added a kill and a block.

Macarta (3-21) misplaced to Pinerolo 24-26, 19-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-12 in a reverse sweep from Claire Chaussee regardless of 17 kills, a block and a scepter. Defeat confirmed Macarta’s relegation from A1.

Vallefoglia (10-14) completed the weekend by beating Perugia 25-27, 25-21, 25-23, 17-25, 15-13. Annie Drews led with 18 kills and an ace. Micha Hancock had three kills and two aces.


Bolu (3-18) defeated SigortaShop in units of 29-27, 12-25, 25-23, 15-25, 15-8 and ended their shedding streak. Tori Dixon had 9 kills and an ace. Kelsie Payne led FuseShop (4-17) with 22 kills, three blocks and an ace. Marin Grote added eight kills, two blocks and an ace.

Galatasaray (14-7) misplaced 25-22, 25-23, 25-18 to Nilüfer, Logan Eggleston made 9 kills and a block. Brooke Nuneviller killed one particular person as backup.

VakıfBank (18-3) defeated THY 25-19, 25-23, 25-23. Ogbogu had three blocks and one kill. Kingdon performed in opposition to THY (14-6) and acquired 13 kills and two aces.


The NEC Crimson Rockets (23-10) wanted each finals to qualify for the playoffs. NEC swept Denso 25-17, 25-20, 25-18 within the first sport, with Sarah Wilhite-Parson killing seven. Wilhite-Parsons had 11 kills, three blocks, and two aces whereas NEC swept Ageo 25-21, 25-16, 26-24 to clinch.

JT Marvelous (23-10) wanted NEC to lose a sport to advance after which completed his season with a 25-17, 26-24, 25-12 Toyota Autobody Queenseis sweep. Karsta Lowe killed 11 folks. Danielle Cuttino 16 kills and three aces for Queenseis (14-19). JT Marvelous completed fifth and Queenseis eighth. Cuttino was acknowledged because the league’s high scorer.


Stuttgart (18-1) beat Vilsbiburg in units 25-17, 25-18, 30-28 to high the play-offs. Rivers landed six kills and a block in a one-set look. Alexis Hart changed Rivers with 9 kills and two blocks. Simone Lee killed eight folks.

Schwerin (16-3) beat Potsdam 25-17, 25-18, 25-16 to clinch second place, with Lindsey Ruddins making 11 kills, two blocks and an ace.

Suhl (8-11) defeated Aachen 25-15, 25-19, 25-23) to remain within the playoffs with their fifth consecutive win. Danielle Harbin led with 15 kills and a block. Julia Brown made 13 kills and one block. Setter Jenna Ewert was named MVP for making 4 kills and a block. Ashley Evans killed one whereas setting Aachen (8-11), who misplaced their fifth in a row.


Nancy (13-12) beat Marcq en Barouel 25-22, 16-25, 26-24, 27-25 for her sixth straight win to maintain playoff hopes alive. Annayka Legros had 12 kills (.524), one block and one ace. Shayla Hoeft had 9 kills (.500), two blocks and two aces.

Venelles (14-11) beat France 2024 in units 25-20, 25-8, 25-17 to safe a playoff spot. Samantha Drechsel had seven kills, a block and an ace in two units. Setter August Raskie had a block and an ace.

TFOC defeated Chamalières 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-22. Taylor Fricano led with 20 kills (.447) and a block. Shannon Scully killed 16 folks, whereas Kendall White obtained a 62% constructive response.

Beziers (17-8) stored their top-four quest alive by beating Saint Raphael in units 21-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-18, and libero Justine Wong-Orantes was named MVP. Avery Skinner killed 16 and Blake Mohler killed 5. Setter Madison Lilley had three aces and one kill. Malina Terrell killed 12 for Saint Raphael (11-14).

Cannes (13-12) acquired the victory they wanted to remain within the playoffs by beating Volero Le Cannet 21-25, 25-19, 30-28, 25-20 units. Carli Snyder led with 16 kills, two blocks and an ace. Madeleine Gates added 9 kills and a block, whereas Claire Felix added six kills and a block. Cannes is one level forward of Nancy for the ultimate playoff spot and one sport left. Cannes, a 21-time league champion, didn’t miss the playoff video games of the French league within the historical past of the crew.


NUC Viteos rumbled from a two-set opening and beat Lugano 22-25, 14-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-7 to say the Swiss Cup title. Madeline Haynes and Tessa Grubbs have been the highest scorers with Haynes with 14 kills and three aces and Grubbs with 16 kills and a block. Kayla Lund had 11 kills, two blocks and two aces. Jasmine Gross completed with seven kills, a block and an ace. Jada Stackhouse killed three for Lugano.

Porto Rico

Santurce returned to the profitable column, beating Ponce 25-18, 25-21, 25-18 units. Madi Kubik led all scorers with 17 kills and a block. Gina Mancuso had 11 kills, a block and an ace. Gabby Simpson added 4 kills and three blocks. Nia Robinson led Ponce with 15 kills. Eleanor Holthaus had 11 kills and two aces.

Corozal beat Naranjito 25-13, 25-21, 21-25, 25-16 and Adanna Rollins performed with 21 kills and two blocks. Ronika Stone added 10 kills and two blocks. Setter Tori Dilfer had two kills and two aces. Lindsey Vander Weide led Naranjito with 14 kills, two blocks and an ace. Taylor Sandbothe had 5 kills and three blocks. Setter Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres completed with one kill and one block.


Roni Jones-Perry led SESC-RJ to a key win over Sao Caetano 25-13, 26-24, 25-23 with 16 kills (.481), two aces and a block, putting the crew within the high 4 within the playoffs. .

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