Canada dominates Chile but don’t advance
LIMA, Peru, June 21, 2017 – Canada overpowered Chile 3-0 (25-16,
25-12, 25-9) to finish with a 3-2 record and 14 points in Pool B
of the XVI Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup by Movistar at
Eduardo Dibos Coliseum on Wednesday.
The big difference in the score card was not enough to grant
Canada the final spot in the quarterfinals, one that went to
Cuba based on the point-ratio difference.
Both teams finished with identical record but Cuba’s better
balance in points scored and allowed (1.075 to 1.055) gave them
Michaela Reesor and Shainah Joseph each registered 14 points as
top scorers for Canada, followed by Alissa Coulter with 12.
Catalina Melo was the main offensive player for the losing side
with 11 points.
Canada outblocked Chile 9-1 with Marisa Field and Lucille Charuk
accounting for 4 apiece. The winners held a 44-22 advantage in