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Enright and Santana powered Puerto Rico’s victory over Bulgaria


VARAZDIN, Croatia, Stephanie Enright and Daly Santana were the main engines that powered Puerto Rico to a 3-1 (17-25, 25-16, 25-18, 28-26) victory over Bulgaria in the second FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 encounter between these two teams.


After winning at home last week and in Croatia now, the Caribbean squad have tied the overall World Grand Prix record against the southern European side at three victories each.


Enright and Santana were the best scorers of the match with 19 points, including three aces, each. Middle blocker Nasya Dimitrova led the scoring for Bulgaria with 13 points.


In Richmond, Canada, Maren Fromm scored 14 points as Germany breezed past hosts Canada 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-20) in a Group 2 match in the FIVB World Grand Prix on Friday.


Fromm was one of three German players to score in double figures, along with Jennifer Geerties (12 points) and Louisa Lippman (10 points). Lippman and Leonie Schwertmann had three aces apiece out of Germany’s total of eight, which compared to Canada’s four. 


Canada’s top scorer was Marie-Alex Belanger with 10 points. Canada committed 24 errors to Germany’s 17.