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Dramatic five-setter takes Poland to World League finals!

Krakow, Poland, July 3, 2015 – Poland have secured a spot in the Group 1 Finals of the FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 after a hard-fought victory over USA in Krakow. The Poles needed one win out of this weekend’s double-header and achieved it in the first game on Friday night, but could not rejoice before a dramatic five-set battle was over with the final score of 3-2 (19-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-20, 15-12). Bartosz Kurek was the home crowd’s hero of the night topping the scorers’ chart of the match with 21 points.

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Michal Kubiak: This was our goal from the very beginning

Krakow, Poland, July 3, 2015 – Poland defeated USA for the first time in this year’s World League. This five-set victory by 3-2 (19-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-20, 15-12) means that the White-and-Reds have qualified to the Final Six in Rio de Janeiro.

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Match Statistics by Teams

11
Attack
13
1
Block
1
1
Serve
2
6
Opp. Errors
9
0
Total
0

8
Dig
9
9
Reception
6
9
Set
8

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Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
13 Michal Kubiak 5 4 8 1 2 0 3
6 Bartosz Kurek 3 2 5 0 2 1 4
1 Piotr Nowakowski 2 2 3 0 3 0 3
3 Dawid Konarski 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
20 Mateusz Mika 1 1 1 0 1 0 2
23 Mateusz Bieniek 1 1 3 0 5 0 4
4 Jakub Jarosz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Andrzej Wrona 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fabian Drzyzga 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
12 Grzegorz Lomacz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Piotr Gacek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Pawel Zatorski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rafal Buszek 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Artur Szalpuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
3 Taylor Sander 5 5 5 0 1 0 4
2 Aaron Russell 4 3 5 1 3 0 3
1 Matthew Anderson 3 3 3 0 1 0 2
20 David Smith 3 2 3 0 4 1 6
11 Micah Christenson 1 0 0 0 2 1 4
4 David Lee 0 0 0 0 3 0 5
6 Paul Lotman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Kawika Shoji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 William Reid Priddy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Murphy Troy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Thomas Jaeschke 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Russell Holmes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Maxwell Holt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Erik Shoji 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
12 9 3 2 6 1 1 0 2 27 29 17 1.705 1071 992 1.079
2
Poland
12 8 4 1 3 4 2 2 0 22 30 23 1.304 1179 1138 1.036
3
Iran
12 6 6 4 1 1 1 5 0 18 25 21 1.190 1031 1021 1.009
4
Russia
12 1 11 0 1 0 2 4 5 5 11 34 0.323 946 1076 0.879

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