Glamorgan scolds New Arising Sports Company
ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, May 30, 2013: USA’s Kim
Willoughby-Tucker continued her impressive showing when she top
scored with 17 points for Glamorgan in a 25-16, 25-11, 25-12
defeat of New Arising Sports Company (NASC) to improve to a 2-0
record in the four-team Women’s Division of the Caribbean
Volleyball League at the University of the West Indies, Sports
and Physical Educational Centre (UWI SPEC), St Augustine, on
Willoughby-Tucker, the lone player in double-figures for the
match had ten kills, two blocks and five aces in her tally while
Marisha Herbert (six), Jalicia Ross (five), USA’s Kayle Mann
(five) and Barbadian duo Shari Matthews and Anicia Wood with
four apiece all chipped in in the 64-minutes win.
US Virgin Islands’ Danielle Selkridge led her team with eight
points while Delicia Pierre and Samanytha Mann added four each
for New Arising (0-2), who were overpowered on spikes 31-12 and
service aces, 9-3 while holding their own on blocks, 9-8.
Defending champions, University of T&T also improved to a 2-0
record after easing past a determined Technocrats 25-14, 26-24,
25-17 in 72 minutes.
Once again, the national trio of Channon Thompson (14 points),
Krystle Esdelle (11) and Sinead Jack (nine) as well as Abigail
Gloud (eight) combined to lead UTT to the win ahead of its group
decider with bitter rival Glamorgan on Friday night.
Curacao's Christine Anthony led the Technocrat fightback with 13
points while Rheeza Grant got nine, Andrea Kinsale six and
Jamaican, Chirene Richards four in the loss.
On Friday, in the final round of preliminary matches,
Technocrats meets NASC from 2pm followed by UTT and Glamorgan in
a repeat of their women's final.
At the end of round-robin series, the four teams will then
contest a semifinal on Saturday with first playing fourth and
second meeting third ahead of Sunday's third placed and gold
Last year in the women’s final national senior women’s team
captain Krystle Esdelle was voted as the "Most Valuable Player"
of the tournament after she led the UTT past Glamorgan 27-29,
23-25, 25-23, 26-24, 17-15 in a very entertain