Volleyball: Great start of the season for ŁKS Commercecon Łódź and Grot Budowlani Łódź

The 2017 / 18 womens volleyball season kicked off last weekend and both Łódź teams started into the new season with 3:1 victories on Monday evening (16.10.2017).

ŁKS Commercecon Łódź started the new season on Monday evening as they welcomed Trefl Proxima Krakow to the Atlas Arena in Łódź. The hosts finished in 6th place last season, barely missing qualification to European volleyball.

This season, they are out to put their name into the top third of the league table and yesterday evening they showed that they mean business. With a 3:1 victory over newly promoted Trefl Proxima Krakow, the Łódź team did not disappoint the approx. 1,200 fans as they gathered their first three points of thew new season.

ŁKS Commercecon Łódź – Trefl Proxima Kraków 3:1 (25:21, 25:27, 25:16, 25:18)
MVP: Lucie Muhlsteinova

At the same time, local rivals Grot Budowlani Łódź took on BKS PROFI CREDIT Bielsko-Biała away from home, hoping to take the vital 3 points back home to Łódź. The winners of the 2017 Polish womens volleyball supercup went into the match as favourites and send a strong signal to the rest of the league.

Following a lost first set, the team of trainer Błażej Krzyształowicz turned things around and confidently brought home a 3:1 victory. The award for most valuable player went to Budowlani’s Pavla Vincourova.

BKS PROFI CREDIT Bielsko-Biała – Grot Budowlani Łódź 1:3 (25:15, 17:25, 19:25, 17:25)
MVP: Pavla Vincourova

Next weekend, Grot Budowlani Łódź plays host to POLI Budowlani Toruń at the Atlas Arena in Łódź on Saturday at 18:00 while ŁKS Commercecon Łódź travels down south to take on Polski Cukier Muszynianka Muszyna on Sunday at 20:00.

Photo: Justyna Serafin Fotografia Sportowa

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