Dominicans finished sixth with 9-6 record

RIMINI, Italy, June 20, 2021 - The Dominican Republic finished the 2021 FIVB Women's Nations League with a record of 9-6 in sixth position, both unprecedented milestones for the NORCECA side in the competition that began in 2018 and the World Grand Prix that preceded it .

The Caribbean Queens resisted a strong reaction from Germany before winning 3-2 (25-21, 25-22, 14-25, 25-27, 15-9).

Playing without the services of Brayelin Martínez, with a slight injury, the Dominican team relied mostly on Bethania de la Cruz who finished with 22 points. Prisilla Rivera and Lisvel Eve added 13 and 10 points, respectively, while Jineiry Martínez contributed 9 and Gaila Gonzalez and Yonkaira Peña each chartered 8 points.

Germany's Kimberly Drewniok was the best scorer of the match with 25 points and was followed in the losing squad by Hanna Orthman with 17 and Lina Alsmeier and Camilla Weitell with 12 each.

The Dominican Republic had the upper hand in attacks 61-60 and the fewest errors 25-33. Germany was better in blocking 9-6 and aces winners 10-4.