Rio Olympics 2016:USA Volleyball Proceeds Top Seed Quarterfinals After Bowing Down ChinaBy Staff Reporter
China has been posing a threat in the world of volleyball and has performed very well in the opening set thanks to America's service errors. In the second set, US flipped the scenario of them leading the game than China. Kelsey Robinson and Captain Christa Dietzen drenched its major and key contributions in the final three sets
(22-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19), the series of scores that made USA Volleyball team jump their kicks to top seed in Pool B to face against Japan this Tuesday after defeating China last Sunday prior the quarterfinal battle, according to Team USA.
Robinson never recorded stellar in the previous three Rio games, but in terms of critical points, she made a sure contribution in aiding her teammates including a 10-of-12 on Sunday spikes against China. Adding to this, Robinson channeled her inner Michael Jordan aura in the game as she used this as an aspiration for her to get the desired results for their side. She was even a basketball player but she had to give up this dream, according to her whenever she misses basketball, she just grabs ball to feel the moment and everything feels perfectly fine for her case, NBC reported.
Dietzen on the other hand, made a sweep proving six points on five spikes adding a three block success facing China, NBC Olympics reported.
In every sport an athlete want to hone himself with, determination and aspiration should be the motivating factors of an aspiring athlete to succeed, not the idea of being to pin down the opponent just for the sake of winning. Camaraderie and sportsmanship should be shown to assure every the feet still holding onto the ground. This is what USA Volleyball carried throughout their journey.
The team thanked their support systems for their unending motivation and inspiration to thrive successfully in the games.