Colombia overcomes Mexico in five sets
CAÑETE, Peru, June 21, 2017 – Colombia recovered from a 0-2
deficit to defeat Mexico in five sets 3-2 (23-25, 18-25, 25-16,
25-20, 15-9) in Pool A of the XVI Women’s Volleyball Pan
American Cup by Movistar at Lolo Fernández Coliseum on
The victory gave Colombia a 2-3 record and fourth place in the
pool and relegated Mexico to the sixth place and a match against
Chile for the positions 11-12 of the competition.
Dayana Segovia, Giselle Perez and Margarita Martinez each
recorded 18 points in the victory while Yeisy Soto contributed
10 points. Mexico’s Andrea Rangel was the top scorer of the
match with 26 points, followed by Kathya Garcia and Jocelyn
Urias who finished with 18 and 13 in the loss.
Colombia recorded 14 blocks, including four each by Segovia and
Valerin Carabali. The winners committed 20 unforced errors to 30
by the defeated side.