U.S. mens volleyball has home court in World League matchup vs. Puerto Rico
The U.S. mens volleyball is expected to use home advantage when it hosts its final 2011 FIVB World League pool matches against Puerto Rico at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif., on July 1-2. The United States is the reigning Olympic champion.
Long Beach, CA, United States
June 30, 2011 04:58 pm EDT
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The USA men’s volleyball is expected to use home advantage when it hosts its final 2011 FIVB World League pool matches against Puerto Rico at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, Calif., on July 1-2.
The reigning Olympic champion USA, ranked fifth in the world, will be bidding to bolster its place on the race for the Final Round when it squares off against the 16th-ranked Puerto Rican side.
The Americans will be riding on the two World League matches they have won in Puerto Rico.
The United States is also coming off an upset of Brazil on June 25.
The U.S. first captured the World League in 2008. It finished third in 1992 and in 2007.
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