Ex-Gopher Berg, USA Win Volleyball Opener

By KBJR News 1

Ex-Gopher Berg, USA Win Volleyball Opener

July 28, 2012 Updated Jul 28, 2012 at 5:44 PM CST

London, England (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Former University of Minnesota star Lindsey Berg and the United States indoor volleyball team started the Olympics on Saturday with a 3-1 qualification win over South Korea.

The former Golden Gopher is serving as the team's captain this year, appearing in her third Olympic Games.

The Americans held a 15-1 block advantage in the match, which they won by scores of 25-19, 25-17, 20-25, and 25-21.

Berg and the United States are now (1-0) in qualification play, with the team's next match set for July 30 at 10:45 a.m. CT against Brazil.

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