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Girls under 18, 2003 - Press Info

Press conference

United States beat Venezuela 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-18) - duration 1:03
13-Aug, start time: 17:38, end time: 18:41 - Attendance: 1100
Head coach of the US team, Shelton Collier:

"This was a very, very important win for USA volleyball. Earlier today we had our most focused practice which really helped our performance in the match. The nest three days we are going to play against the best young teams in the world".

Joyce Nicole Britenriker (USA):

"We really worked hard to improve our timing on our middle attack and it really came together tonight".

Sarah Florian, captain of the USA:

"Our goal was to get in the top eight and we were well prepared to do it. Now that we are there we want to go as far as possible in the tournament".

Alexander Gutierrez, head coach of Venezuela:

"The Americans are a very strong team and much taller than ours. They played very well, especially in attack. My team was set up only two months ago so regarding this I am satisfied with our performance here in Poland".