Volleyball: Volleyball weekend in Konstanz with mixed feelings

Volleyball, Regional Leagues: USC Constance – TG Schwenningen 0:3. – USC Konstanz Regional League volleyball gamers misplaced the second sport of the season with a 0:3 (17:25, 13:25, 17:25) run in opposition to the gymnastics neighborhood of Schwenningen. About 100 spectators in the stream and one other 100 in Schenzhall, no less than half of whom had traveled from Schwenningen, adopted the enthusiastic begin of the friends. TG made it tough for the Konstanz workforce to construct up the sport with sturdy serves, which meant they might generate solely a little bit strain in their very own assault.

USC participant coach Nicholas Hornickel commented on the workforce’s efficiency, “We did not begin the sport effectively in the present day, and Schwenningen did not even give us an opportunity to get into the sport.” “On paper, Schwenningen could have been promoted to the highest league, however we knew it was not going to be a simple sport,” he says. During the summer time break, the Black Forest strengthened itself with two Ukrainians, Kristian and Andrey Prisker and Tim Knauss, whom many Konstanzors have recognized since their time in Friedrichshafen.

The Constance workforce had a excessive error charge all through the sport, each in assault and on serve. This allowed the guests to play their sport and, notably, winger Priyasakar was in a position to rating from any place, incomes him the title of MVP. On Constance’s behalf, Max von Berg was elected MVP. “We will use the approaching week’s coaching in a targeted approach and hopefully be extra assured and brave once more in the weekend in opposition to Sindelingen,” stated Konstanz’s assistant coach Marcus Hornickel.

USC Constance: Brenner, Buchner, Gassner, Grohr, Hardy (L), Hartung, Hornickel, Hornickel (Assistant Coach), Eberl, Mesmer (Scout), Rag, Schlag, Von Berg, Weber.

Third League, Women: TG Mainz-Gonsenheim – USC Constance 1:3. – The USC Konstanz Third Division volleyball workforce began the season with a 3:1 (16:25, 22:25, 25:18, 21:25) victory at TG Mainz-Gonsenheim. The friends bought off to a dream begin, as they shortly led to a five-point lead. The workforce at Lake Constance fiercely demonstrated their power and didn’t give an opportunity to the promoted workforce. Meanwhile, USC held up ten factors earlier than successful the set 25-16.

The hosts performed a greater sport in the second set. He scored 5 consecutive factors from the beginning and Konstanz went down for the primary time in the sport. But then they have been caught and sat down at 20:14. The Mainz Women remained unaffected till 22:24, however USC took the second spherical with a 25:22. In the third set, nonetheless, Constance’s girls have been overwhelmed by sturdy serves and relentless assaults from Mainz’s girls. Nothing labored now on the visitor facet. TGM held the lead all through the set and gained with 18:25.

In the fourth set, the friends appeared extra cautious and extra inclined to take three factors to Lake Constance. With a a lot better reception and an environment friendly ball end, USC made every little thing clear with a 25:21. Player of the sport was the brand new USC captain Britta Stephens. “We are happy that we have been in a position to begin the season with three factors. Mainz was a piata for us as it’s tough to evaluate him as a newcomer to the league,” stated Stephens. Coach Andreas Glas was additionally happy: “Sure, three factors is nice. We have seen precisely the place our strengths and weaknesses are. It is vital to construct on that, because the workforce can count on a difficult weekend. However, in the interim we’re having fun with the preliminary success.

In the approaching week, the subsequent long-distance journey awaits the Konstanz workforce, who’re friends on the SSC Bad Vilbel on Saturdays at 7:30 pm. The subsequent spherical of the DVV Cup will probably be held in Offenburg on Sunday. The girls of Constance begin there at 10 a.m.

USC Constance: Glass (coach), Rademacher, Saro, Slovic, Slovic, Stephens, Welsh, Vharm, Widman, Zematica.

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