Women's Indoor Volleyball Olympic Field Finalized

Puerto Rico women qualify for Olympics

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The 12-team Olympic indoor women’s volleyball field is set. Five teams punched their tickets to Rio over the weekend—Italy, the Netherlands, Japan and Korea at the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo and Puerto Rico in front of its home crowd at the Olympic qualifier in San Juan.

These five teams join the U.S., Brazil, Russia, Argentina, Cameroon, China and Serbia, which qualified through the 2015 World Cup or their respective Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments.

The Italian team finished atop the field in Tokyo with a 6-1 record, and lost only to the Netherlands. The Dutch went 5-2 to finish second, and dropped matches to Korea and Japan. Japan (5-2) pulled off a miraculous five-set victory over Thailand, which included some controversial decisions by the referee, and won the final match of the tournament against the Netherlands 20-25, 25-13, 21-25, 32-30, 15-11.



The Puerto Rican women will compete in their first Olympics thanks to an undefeated performance in San Juan. The host of the qualifier swept opponents Columbia, Kenya and Algeria to secure the final 2016 Olympic berth. Current and former NCAA stars Aury Cruz (Florida, 2000-2003), Daly Santana (Minnesota, 2012-2015) and Paulina Prieto-Cerame (Texas, 2014-present) are members of the Puerto Rican national team.

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With the 12 teams decided, the FIVB released the pools for the women’s indoor volleyball competition in Rio. Team USA, which is ranked No. 1 in the world, will face China, Serbia, Italy, the Netherlands and Puerto Rico in Pool B, while host country Brazil, Russia, Japan, Korea, Argentina and Cameroon make up Pool A. The top four teams from each pool advance into the elimination rounds of the Olympics.

A5 Sweeps Open Divisions At 2021 Lil Big South

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A5 Volleyball Club of Atlanta dominated its hometown tournament over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, winning every Open division and three other divisions at the 2021 edition of Lil’ Big South, even with most of their teams playing up an age group. 

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Everything You Need To Know About 2021 Lil Big South

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Action is returning to FloVolleyball this weekend with 2021 Lil Big South. Nearly 300 teams across 20 divisions will go head-to-head in Atlanta, GA for the ninth consecutive year for one of the earliest tournaments of the club season. 

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2021 Lil Big South Team List & Schedule

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Three days of action are quickly approaching as nearly 300 teams are set to take the courts of the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta for 2021 Lil Big South.

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Top Players & Teams To Watch At 2021 Lil Big South

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If you’re a high-level club volleyball player in the Southeastern United States, odds are you’re going to be playing in the 2021 Lil’ Big South tournament this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. 

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3 Major Storylines Of 2021 Lil Big South

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Martin Luther King Jr. weekend always marks the unofficial start of a new club volleyball season, and it’s no different this year  despite a lot of unknowns from week to week.

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20 Clubs Returning For 2021 Lil Big South

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At this year's 2021 Lil Big South, there will be 20 clubs making a return to the event. These clubs have brought multiple teams to compete in past years and will do so again this year. 

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How To Watch: 2021 Lil Big South

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Action is returning to FloVolleyball this weekend with 2021 Lil Big South. Nearly 300 teams across 20 divisions will go head-to-head in Atlanta, GA for the ninth consecutive year for one of the earliest tournaments of the club season. 

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CAA Announces All Teams Will Compete In 2020-21 Conference Tournaments

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The Colonial Athletic Association will provide every team in every sport the opportunity to participate in their respective conference tournaments during the 2020‐21 season as the league announced its championships schedule on Tuesday.

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