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SWE: Men’s title go to Falkenberg, Women’s to Engelholm, emotional farewell of Swedish prospect

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source: volleyboll.se; Photo: fvbk.nu, facebook.com/EvsVolleyball

Falkenbergs VBK are the Swedish champions in men’s competition for the sixth time in their history.

Falkenberg

Falkenberg

In the playoff finals, which way everything but tough, Falkenberg achieved three confident wins over Linköpings VC, taking the series 3-0. New Swedish champions allowed opponents to claim only one set in three matches. In Game 3 it was 3-0, partially 25-17, 25-21, 25-18). American receiver/outside hitter Darryl Shank was the best scorer of Falkenberg throught season (367 points) and in the playoffs as well.

In Women’s competition, Engelholm VS retained the title. In the final series, they swept Örebro VBS in three games.

Engelholm

Engelholm

Örebro fought bravely, but Engelholm, who played in front of a packed „Kungsgårdshallen“, showed their full power – 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-15). And it was an emotional match in many ways. Not only beacuse it was for the gold medal. It was the last performance of super-talented Isabelle Haak in the jersey of Engelholm. Scoring machine has been a supporting player for the team throughout the season and was named „Player of the Year“, establishing several scoring records on the road for the title. She scored 526 points for Engelholm in regular season. Next season, the 16-year-old Haak will play in the French top club Béziers Volley.

PLAY OFF – FINAL / FINAL – 1ST PLACE MATCH

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 17. 04. 2016 15:00 Falkenbergs VBK vs Linköpings VC 3:1 25:16; 25:16; 14:25; 25:22 STAT  
2nd game 20. 04. 2016 19:00 Linköpings VC vs Falkenbergs VBK 0:3 15:25; 16:25; 18:25 STAT  
3rd game 24. 04. 2016 15:00 Falkenbergs VBK vs Linköpings VC 3:0 25:17; 25:21; 25:18    

PLAY OFF – FINAL / FINAL – 1ST PLACE MATCH

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 17. 04. 2016 16:00 Engelholm VS ( W ) vs Örebro VBS ( W ) 3:0 25:18; 25:23; 25:23 STAT  
2nd game 20. 04. 2016 19:00 Örebro VBS ( W ) vs Engelholm VS ( W ) 0:3 24:26; 14:25; 18:25 STAT  
3rd game 24. 04. 2016 16:00 Engelholm VS ( W ) vs Örebro VBS ( W ) 3:0 25:16; 25:18; 25:15 STAT  

 

To see standings, results, stats, videos, etc, visit our page SWE National Championship 2015/2016 W and SWE National Championship 2015/2016 M.

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