By Associated Press | Aug. 17, 2016, 3:06 p.m. (ET)
Kawika Shoji #7, David Lee #4, William Reid Priddy #8, and Matthew Anderson #1 wave to fans after defeating Poland in the men's quarterfinal volleyball match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracanazinho on Aug. 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.


The U.S. men's volleyball team is on to the Rio semifinals, beating Poland in straight sets Wednesday for a fourth straight victory since a surprising 0-2 Olympic start.

The fifth-ranked Americans topped second-ranked Poland 25-23, 25-22 25-20, building some serious momentum at Maracanazinho arena after dropping their initial two matches to Canada and Italy.

Now, both the U.S. men's and women's teams are on to the final four of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The men will take on the winner of Italy-Iran on Friday, while the women face Serbia on Thursday.

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