Foluke Akinradewo receives MIP award after scoring 11 points for USA
Okayama, Japan, August 31, 2005 – Reining world champions the United States beat Argentina in straight sets here Monday afternoon for their sixth win in seven matches at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup.
Kimberly Hill and Karsta Lowe scored 13 points apiece to lead four American players in double digits in the 25-16, 25-19 and 25-14 victory. Foluke Akinradewo received the Most Impressive Player award with nine kills and two blocks.
Going down tamely in the first set, the Argentines put up some real resistance in the second, fighting to an 18-all tie with the United States. However, the American women ran off seven of the next eight points to make it two sets to nil. In the third set, the United States raced to a 16-8 lead and never looked back.
Josefina Fernandez had 11 points to lead the scoring of Argentina, who slipped to a 3-4 win-loss record.