Captain Rasic secures Serbia's first win


Sendai, Japan, July 15, 2017 - Captain Milena Rasic led Serbia to a strong 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-20) against pool hosts Japan, recoding first victory this weekend.

The middle blocker scored 18 points - 13 spikes and 5 blocks - becoming the best scorer of her team. Brankica Mihajlovic followed with 14 points, while Stefana Veljkovic also showed good performance in block, scoring another 3 points to teams overall, rather lucky, 13 in that element. 

Despite the loss, Japan had fewer errors, giving away only 14 points to the opponent in comparison to 21 received from hands of the Serbian team. Sarina Koga was the best scorer on her side of the net with 15 points (14 spikes and one ace), while Mai Okumura was the best blocker in her team with 3 points. 

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