Before the game, the coach of Usiminas / Minas (MG), Jarbas Smith, said he believed in victory. And it came. On Thursday (20/1), the Minas team went to Osasco and overcame Sollys / Osasco (SP), defending champions of Super League Women's Volleyball and so far unbeaten in the 10/11 edition, by 3 sets to 1 (25/18, 28/26, 24/26 and 25/21) at José Liberatti gymnasium.
|Usiminas / Minas defeat defending champions by 3 sets to 1 in Osasco|
This was the sixth victory of the Minas team in eight matches in the competition. The Sollys / Osasco sum six wins and one loss.
Sollys Osasco 1 x 3 Usiminas Minas
(18/25, 26/28, 26/24 and 21/25)
Matchday: January 20, 2011
Arena: José Liberatti, Osasco (SP)
Game time: 114min
Game's scorer: Nicole Fawcett (Usiminas Minas) – 22 pts
VivaVôlei Trophy: Nicole Fawcett (Usiminas Minas)
SOLLYS/OSASCO – Carol, Natália, Jaqueline, Sassá, Adenízia and Thaísa. Líbero – Camila Brait
Replacements – Samara, Thaís, Juliana and Ana Tiemi.
Head Coach – Luizomar de Moura
USIMINAS/MINAS – Claúdia, Nicole, Herrera, Michelle, Renata and Natasha. Líbero - Tassia
Replacements – Kenia, Camila, Silvana and Sophia.
Head Coach – Jarbas Soares
Complete Match Stats: HERE [in Portuguese]
Source: CBV [in Portuguese]