A Minas Gerais classic ended the first round of return of the Super League Women's Volleyball 10/11. This SUNDAY (06.02), Usiminas / Minas (MG) received the BMG / Mackenzie (MG), and won a thrilling match by 3 sets to 2 (25/22, 22/25, 25/23, 18/25 and 15/12) at the Arena Vivo.
The opposite American Nicole Fawcett, from Usiminas / Minas, shone on the court and was the highest scorer of the match with 34 points. The attacker pointed 29 times on offense, three on block and one on serve. By BMG / Mackenzie, the outside hitter Priscilla Daroit was the highlight, with 28 hits.
With the victory, Usiminas / Minas took fourth place overall, surpassing the Pinheiros / Mackenzie. Minas adds 21 points in 12 games, nine wins and three defeats. BMG / Mackenzie is in ninth place with 15 points - three positive and nine negative.
Usiminas / Minas play again at home in the next round. On TUESDAY (8/2), the team will receive Vôlei Futuro (SP), starting at 19h at the Arena Vivo in Belo Horizonte. The channel Sportv will broadcast the clash.
Already the BMG / Mackenzie will have another opponent from Minas. On Wednesday (09/02) at Arena BMG, in Belo Horizonte, the rival will be the Banana Boat / Praia Clube, from Uberlandia (MG), starting at 20h30.
Usiminas Minas 3 x 2 BMG Mackenzie
(25/22, 22/25, 25/23, 18/25 and 15/12)
Matchday: February 06, 2011
Arena: VIVO, Belo Horizonte (MG)
Game Time: 141m
Top scorer: Nicole Fawcett (Usiminas Minas) – 34 pts
VivaVôlei Trophy: Claudinha (Usiminas Minas)
USIMINAS/MINAS – Claudinha, Nicole Fawcett, Herrera, Michele, Natasha and Renata. Líbero – Tássia
Replacements – Silvana, Camila, Kenia, Sthefanie
Head Coach – Jarbas Soares
BMG/MACKENZIE – Pri Heldes, Priscila Daroit, Gabi, Wime, Lígia and Vivi. Líbero - Arlene
Replacements – Samanta, Tati and Vivi Cruz
Head Coach – Ricardo Picinin
Complete Match Stats: HERE [in Portuguese]
Source: CBV [in Portuguese]
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