Colombia finishes seventh with five-set win over Argentina
LIMA, Peru, June 25, 2017 – Colombia outplayed Argentina in a
roller coaster 3-2 (25-11, 21-25, 25-19, 20-25, 15-7) for the
seventh place of the XVI Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup at
Manuel Bonilla Coliseum in Lima.
Argentina’s Coach Guillermo Orduna preferred to rest veteran
players Emilce Sosa and Paula Nizetich and only used big spiker
Lucia Fresco sporadically during the contest.
Dayana Segovia had a match-high 26 points for Colombia while
teammate María Martinez added 17 in the victory. Yeisy Soto and
Giselle Perez contributed 13 and 12, respectively.
Tanya Acosta, Sol Piccolo and Camila Hiruela each scored 12
points for the defeated side.
Colombia held a 16-10 advantage in the blocking category and
edged their opponents 7-6 in the aces department.