|Former Washington Husky Janine Sandell (R) connects during Great Britain's 3-2 victory over Algeria|
Sandell was effective in both the front and back row, serving several key tough serves, and connecting from left, right and back row. She added 2 blocks, 1 ace and 7 digs.
Britain entered the Olympics ranked 69th in the world. As the host nation, it was guaranteed one of twelve Olympic slots. Algeria was ranked 16th.
Set scores were 22-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 15-8.
Great Britain is now 1-1 in Pool A. The USA is 2-0 in Pool B.