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US sweeps Canada to earn trip to London

Updated: May 13, 2012, 2:26 AM ET
Associated Press

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The U.S. men's volleyball team is headed back to the Olympics.

The defending gold medalists punched their ticket to London on Saturday night by sweeping Canada (28-26, 25-18, 25-20) in the finals of the NORCECA Olympic qualification tournament at the Walter Pyramid.

Captain Clay Stanley had 15 points for the sixth-ranked United States team.

"Shoot, congrats to our team. We made it," said Stanley, who was named Most Valuable Player for the event. "We got ...

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