Aug. 15, 2016, 12:36 p.m. (ET)
Carlos Guerra #9 of Mexico spikes the ball against Taylor Sander #3, David Lee #4 and Michah Christenson #11 in the men's qualifying volleyball match between Mexico and the United States at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracanazinho on Aug. 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.


RIO DE JANEIRO — The men's volleyball team continued to roll on in group play. The team defeated Mexico in straight sets 3-0 and outscored them 75-53. It is their third consecutive win after starting 0-2. 

Taylor Sander led the way with 12 points won and eight spikes. Defensively, Sander also had three digs as well. 

Also, U.S. team captain David Lee and Maxwell Holt scored 11 points apiece. The duo helped lead the way as the team improved to 3-2 overall. The U.S. is three points behind Italy in Group A play. 

The team now awaits seeding for the knockout round of play. 

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