Sheilla and Thaísa can’t stop going down in Brazilian volleyball history. The Olympic medallists set a new record for Superleague.

 

20 victories in a row is the longest winning streak ever in 20 years of the Brazilian League. The past record was hold by big rivals Unilever since season 2011/2012. Molico/Nestlé is unbeaten in the league and ahead the second Vôlei Amil by eight points.

 

The remarkable achievement took place on home turf for a passionate audience out front. Banana Boat/Praia Clube was given them a rough ride but Molico/Nestlé let up no time showing a high-energy performance throughout the match to beat the opponent in consecutive sets (21:16, 28:26, 25:23).

Thaísa was voted most valuable player after scoring 18 points (11 kills, 5 blocks and 2 aces).

 

 

Standings

1. Molico/Nestlé

2. Vôlei Amil

3. Unilever

4. Sesi-SP

5. Banana Boat/Praia Clube

6. Brasília Vôlei

7. EC Pinheiros

8. São Cristovão/São Caetano

9. Barueri

10. São Bernardo Vôlei

11. Uniara/AFAV

12. Minas Tênis Clube

13. Maranhão Vôlei

14. Rio do Sul/Equibrasil

 

Highest Scorer by round

Round 1

Leg 1 – Sabrina Floriano (18): São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Sesi-SP (October 4)

Leg 2 – Tandara Caixeta (21): Vôlei Amil v São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano (October 11)

Leg 3 – Thaís Souza/Sheilla Castro (19): São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Molico/Nestlé (October 22)

Leg 4 – Elisângela Oliveira (22): Brasília Vôlei v São Bernardo Vôlei (October 26)

Leg 5 – Tandara Caixeta (24): EC Pinheiros v Vôlei Amil (October 28)

Leg 6 – Tandara Caixeta (37): Vôlei Amil v Banana Boat/Praia Clube (November 29)

Leg 7 – Tandara Caixeta (27): Sesi-SP v Vôlei Amil (December 3)

Leg 8 – Elizabeth Hintemann (22): Maranhão Vôlei v Rio do Sul/Equibrasil (December 7)

Leg 9 – Thaísa Menezes/Tandara Caixeta (28): Vôlei Amil v Molico/Nestlé (December 9)

Leg 10 – Thaís Souza (23): Banana Boat/Praia Clube v São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano (December 13)

Leg 11 – Tandara Caixeta (24): Unilever v Vôlei Amil (December 17)

Leg 12 – Nikolle Correa (19): Maranhão Vôlei v Sesi-SP (December 20)

Leg 13 – Natiele Gonçalves (17): Barueri v Rio do Sul/Equibrasil (January 7)

Round 2

Leg 1 – Carla Santos (17): EC Pinheiros v Minas Tênis Clube (January 10)

Leg 2 – Yusleini Alvarez (22): Minas Tênis Clube v Banana Boat/Praia Clube (January 20)

Leg 3 – Andréia Laurence (24): Banana Boat/Praia Clube v EC Pinheiros (January 24)

Leg 4 – Ivna Marra (24): EC Pinheiros v Sesi-SP (January 28)

Leg 5 – Thaísa Menezes (19): Molico/Nestlé v Minas Tênis Clube (January 31)

Leg 6 – Natália Pereira (25): Banana Boat/Praia Clube v Vôlei Amil (February 11)

Leg 7 – Heloiza Pereira (23): Uniara/AFAV v Rio do Sul/Equibrasil (February 14)

 

Top Scoring Performances

37 – Tandara Caixeta of Vôlei Amil v Banana Boat/Praia Clube (November 29) *Superleague record

28 – Thaísa Menezes of Vôlei Amil v Molico/Nestlé (December 9) *Double-double (15 kills, 10 blocks and 3 aces)

28 – Tandara Caixeta of Vôlei Amil v Molico/Nestlé (December 9)

27 – Tandara Caixeta of Sesi-SP v Vôlei Amil (December 3)

25 – Natália Pereira of Banana Boat/Praia Clube v Vôlei Amil (February 11)

 

Top Blocking Performances

10 – Thaísa Menezes of Vôlei Amil v Molico/Nestlé (December 9)

9 – Roberta Silva of São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Sesi-SP (October 4)

9 – Mara Leão of São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Brasília Vôlei (October 29)

9 – Danielle Arruda of Brasília Vôlei v Sesi-SP (December 17)

 

Top Serving Performances

6 – Tandara Caixeta of Unilever v Vôlei Amil (December 17)

5 – Kimberly Glass of Banana Boat/Praia Clube v Maranhão Vôlei (January 7)

 

Top Blocking Performances by team

23 – Banana Boat/Praia Clube v Barueri (October 25)

20 – São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Sesi-SP (October 4)

20 – São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano v Brasília Vôlei (October 29)

20 – Banana Boat/Praia Clube v Brasília Vôlei (December 10)

20 – Maranhão Vôlei v EC Pinheiros (December 17)

 

Top Serving Performances by team

12 – Vôlei Amil v Molico/Nestlé (December 9)

12 – Unilever v Vôlei Amil (December 17)

9 – Brasília Vôlei v Minas Tênis Clube (February 14)

9 – Maranhão Vôlei v São Cristovão Saúde/São Caetano (February 14)

 

Photo: Molico/Nestlé’s flickr page