Gabriela Guimaraes led her team with 28 points to a 3-1 win over Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club
Shaoxing, China, December 5, 2018 – Gabriela Guimaraes (Gabi) scored 28 points to power Minas Tenis Clube to a 3-1 (25-12, 21-25, 25-10, 25-17) win over Zhejiang Women’s Volleyball Club in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship.
Gabi showed up with a fierce game on Wednesday after a gloomy performance against Volero Le Cannet on opening day. She had 24 spikes, two blocks and two aces to lead Minas, while Liu Yanhan headed the Zhejiang offence with 11 markers.Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club recorded their first ever set-win in the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship.
Minas overwhelmed Zhejiang with a barrage of attacks from Gabi. The home team could only manage to put 12 markers on the board as they struggled with a string of unforced errors.
Zhejiang shifted the momentum to their side and led in the entire second set, but Minas trimmed the advantage to within two points at 23-21. Yang Hanyu’s quick attack put them at set point, until Mara Ferreira Leao’s attack error sent the match to a deadlock at 1-1.
Minas recovered from the setback in the second set and closed the third set with a commanding 25-10 win. In the fourth set, the Chinese squad started strong and a brilliant one-handed set started a good run that gave them a 6-1 edge. Minas responded quickly with a 5-0 run to level the score. Gabi continued to exploit the Zhejiang block to secure the match triumph at 25-17.Quick links - Volleyball:
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