FOLUKE AKINRADEWO RUMORS

US women's volleyball team moves closer to Olympic berth

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Karsta Lowe and Tori Dixon provided a powerful attack in the crucial third set, Foluke Akinradewo and Kelsey Robinson set the tone with strong blocking up front, and the U.S. women's volleyball team moved one step closer to securing an Olympic bid with a 25-14, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14 win over Puerto Rico on Friday night. Akinradewo keyed the attack in the fourth...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

World No. 1 U.S. volleyball team gets another chance at Rio

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Foluke Akinradewo returned to San Francisco after missing out on an Olympic berth with the U.S. women's volleyball team at last year's World Cup in Japan and knew she had no choice but to get over it fast and get back in the gym right away to prepare for the next opportunity. The world No. 1 Americans hardly expected they would have to take the longer road to...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

US starts women's volleyball World Cup with win

MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) Foluke Akinradewo scored 15 points Saturday as the United States started the women's volleyball World Cup with a straight-sets win over South Korea. Kimberly Hill added 13 points as the U.S. won 25-15, 25-22, 25-15. The Americans have never won the World Cup but made the podium in each of the last three editions, including a runners-up finish in 2011. Russia...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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