Exciting semifinal women’s matches in Tobago
TOBAGO, November 26, 2016 – The USA teams of Brooke Sweat/Emily
Day and Kimberly DiCello/Summer Ross will clash each other in
the first women’s semifinal match of the Trinidad & Tobago Beach
Volleyball Tournament, the final stop of the NORCECA Circuit, on
The second semifinal contest will see Cubans Yanisleidis
Sanchez/Lidiannis Echeverría facing Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes/Jamie
In the quarterfinals phase, Sweat and Day defeated Canada’s
Julie Gordon and Brandie Wilkerson 21-17, 21-13 while DiCello
and Ross beat LaTeisha Joseph and Malika Davidson, the local duo
from Trinidad & Tobago, 21-4, 21-12.
Sanchez and Echeverría won over Guatemala’s Maria Jose Orellana
and Maria Andrea Orellana 21-16, 21-11 while Humana-Paredes and
Broder beat Costa Rica’s Marcela Araya and Eugenia Ramirez
In 2016, the Cuban pair won the title at home in Varadero while
DiCello got the victory in Guaymas, Mexico alongside Kendra
Vanzwieten. Broder is the defending champion here after claiming
the crown with Kristina Valjas last year. The team of Day and
Ross won here in 2012.
Earlier on Saturday, the Cuban pair edged Sweat/Day 21-19, 21-18
to claim first place in Pool A and DiCello and Ross outdueled
Humana-Paredes/Broder 24-22, 21-15 for the top position in Pool
B. Gordon and Wilkerson claimed the first place in Pool C with a
21-19, 21-8 victory against Joseph and Davidson.
Saturday Women’s Results Tobago
CUB d USA-A 2-0 (21-19, 21-18), ISV d AGU 2-0 (21-4, 21-5).
Pool B: GUA d GRN 2-0 (21-2, 21-4), USA-B d CAN-A 2-0
(24-22, 21-15). Pool C: CRC d ANT 2-0 (21-14, 21-9),
CAN-B d TRI 2-0 (21-19, 21-8). Quarterfinals: CUB d GUA
2-0 (21-16, 21-11), CAN-A d CRC 2-0 (21-12, 21-9), USA-B d TRI
2-0 (21-4, 21-12), USA-A d CAN-A 2-0 (21-17, 21-13).