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06/02/2014 22:44
Rocheville shuts out Besiktas in a Challenge Cup quarterfinal
2014 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup - Women

Le Cannet, France, February 6, 2014.  Rocheville LE CANNET defeated visiting Besiktas ISTANBUL in straight sets.  The French side managed a 3:0 (30-28, 25-20 25-19) victory over the BVA Cup winners from Turkey in their first-leg match of the 2014 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup - Women quarterfinals.

Scoring seven points in a row, Rocheville rushed to a 9-3 lead in the first set.  Besiktas’s successful attacking efforts contributed to leveling the score at 16-16.  Some serving errors by the Turkish team helped the home side stay afloat in the crucial moments of the set.  The equilibrium was finally broken at 30-28 Rocheville’s way.

In each of the following two sets Besiktas was able to stay competitive only through the first technical time-out, after which the Turkish squad could not cope with Rocheville’s serves and attacks and fell behind to allow a shut-out after 20-25 and 19-25.

Sanja Bursac and Marina Tumas piled up 15 points, for Rocheville and for Besiktas respectively, to top the scorers’ chart of the match.

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