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posted: 8/2/2012 5:30 AM

Suburban Olympians today: Men's volleyball, men's hoops

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  • Melissa Seidemann of the United States shoots at goal during their women's water polo preliminary round match against Spain Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She tallied 1 score in the 9-9 match.

      Melissa Seidemann of the United States shoots at goal during their women's water polo preliminary round match against Spain Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She tallied 1 score in the 9-9 match.
    Associated Press

  • United States women's water polo athletes Tumua Anae, left, and Melissa Seidemann react during a preliminary women's water polo match against Spain Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

      United States women's water polo athletes Tumua Anae, left, and Melissa Seidemann react during a preliminary women's water polo match against Spain Wednesday at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    Associated Press

 
Daily Herald staff report

Coming up today

• Sean Rooney of Wheaton and the 2-0 U.S. men's volleyball team take on Brazil. Watch live: 2-4 p.m. NBC

• The 2-0 U.S. men's basketball team takes on 1-1 Nigeria. Watch for Richard Oruche of Bensenville playing for Nigeria. TV: Live, NBC Sports Network.

Results from Wednesday

• Melissa Seidemann of Hoffman Estates scored as the U.S. women's water polo team tied Spain 9-9. Next up: China, on Friday.

• Sarah Zelenka (Itasca) and Sara Hendershot finish 4th and miss a medal in women's pair rowing.

• The U.S. women's basketball team finished strong against Turkey, 89-58. Candace Parker (Naperville Central) 2 pts.; Swin Cash (Chicago Sky), 2 pts.; Tamika Catchings (Stevenson) 0 pts.; Sylvia Fowles (Sky) didn't play, sore foot.

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