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Overkill

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What is the Definition Of Overkill In Volleyball?

1. An overkill occurs in volleyball when a free ball or overpass is attacked by the opponent and they are then granted with a kill. The ball must be close enough to the net and out of reach of the attacking team in order for the opponent to get a successful overkill. In addition, since the ball is free floating near the net, and they defending team spikes the ball, it is not considered a block.

Examples Of How Overkill Is Used In Commentary

1. The setter misses her target, with the ball floating freely in the air near the net, allowing the defender to spike the ball and get the overkill.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Volleyball

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