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20. 12. 2018

USA name two players as the best in 2018!

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Kelsey Robinson and Foluke Akinradewo have been the named the best female volleyball players of USA in 2018.

 

Thirty-one-year-old middle blocker Akinradewo was instrumental in the success of the USA this year. She averaged 2.09 kills and 0.53 blocks per set as part of an overall 2.72 points per set average and produced a .411 hitting efficiency (157-28-314) with a 50.0 kill percent after starting 19 matches with 75 sets played.

She is playing in Japan for Hisamitsu Springs in this season. 

Robinson, who at 26 switched on the fly from outside hitter to libero this season, averaged 2.98 digs per set in the World Championship. She added a .542 reception efficiency after being credited with 113 excellent receptions on 192 chances. Robinson ranked second in both Best Digger and Best Receiver during the World Championship.

Most recently, Robinson, as an outside hitter, helped VakifBank Istanbul retain their title at the 2018 FIVB Club World Championship in Shaoxing.

 

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