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The Best Scorers In Women’s Volleyball

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Nicole Fawcett scored 55 points in leading her club to a five-set victory over Industrial Bank of Korea. She recorded 53 kills on 85 attacks with only seven errors as part of her record-breaking performance.

Here’s a list of the World’s Top 10 Female Volleyball League Scorers as of February 10th, 2012:

1. Nicole Fawcett – USA – 2013 KOR L – EX-IBK – 55 pts
2. Bethania de la Cruz – DOM – 2012 JPN L – Denso-Hisamitsu – 54 pts
3. Madelayne Montano – COL – 2012 KOR L – KGC-Heungkuk – 54 pts
4. Yumilka Ruiz – CUB – 2005 RUS L – Ekaterinburg-Moscow – 53 pts
5. Barbara Jelic-Ruzic – CRO – 1999 Euro Champs – CRO-ITA – 53 pts

6. Nancy Metcalf – USA – 2002 PUE L – Mayaguez-Carolina – 49 pts
7 Georgina Pinedo – ARG – 2012 KOR L – EX-Heungkug – 48 pts
8. Polina Rahimova – AZE – 2011 Challenge Cup – Azzerail-Ekaterinburg – 48 pts
9. Natalya Mammadova – AZE – 2006 Champs L – Baku-Istanbul – 47 pts
10. Tatiana Kosheleva – RUS – 2012 RUS L – Krasnodar-Balakovo – 46 pts

In case you didn’t know, Bethania also holds the most ACES in one season in the Puerto Rican League. She has 56 aces and has surpassed the former holder Elaine Lopez who scored 50 aces back in 1995. At the 2011 FIVB World Cup, she won 2 major awards, “Best Scorer” and “Best Server”.

(source: inside-volley.com/ images: FIVB & Seung Yoon)

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