May 16, 2014 7:38 PM by Jordan Mason
Come watch the top international volleyball event to be held in Colorado Springs this year with berths into the 2014 FIVB World Championship at stake!
This weekend's non-stop action will leave you breathless!
Both USA Squads advanced Thursday night with wins over St.Lucia and Guatemala.
The U.S. Women's and Men's National Teams will host concurrent World Championship qualification tournaments for their NORCECA zone May 15-18 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Both the men's and women's champions earn a spot into their respective FIVB World Championship.
The World Championship, the pinnacle event of the FIVB, is held every four years with each of its five zones holding qualifying tournaments into the 24-country event for each gender. NORCECA includes National Federations from North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
FIVB World Championship NORCECA Men's Qualification Tournament Schedule (all times MT)
Guatemala vs. Haiti, 25-17, 25-20, 25-8
USA def. St. Lucia, 25-13, 25-9, 25-9
May 16: Haiti vs. St. Lucia, 5 p.m.
May 16: USA vs. Guatemala, 7 p.m.
May 17: St. Lucia vs. Guatemala, 5 p.m.
May 17: USA vs. Haiti, 7 p.m.
May 18: Pool 3rd Place vs. Pool 4th Place, 5 p.m.
May 18: Pool 1st Place vs. Pool 2nd Place, 7 p.m.
FIVB World Championship NORCECA Women's Qualification Tournament Schedule (all times MT)
Panama def. Honduras, 25-17, 20-25, 25-13, 25-16
USA def. Guatemala, 25-10, 25-18, 25-11
May 16: Honduras vs. Guatemala, 1 p.m.
May 16: USA vs. Panama, 3 p.m.
May 17: Panama vs. Guatemala, 1 p.m.
May 17: USA vs. Honduras, 3 p.m.
May 18: Pool 3rd Place vs. Pool 4th Place, 1 p.m.
May 18: Pool 1st Place vs. Pool 2nd Place, 3 p.m.
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