PRESS RELEASE 28/06/2007

Peru won the match for seventh place 


COLIMA, Mexico, June 28, 2007.- Peru won the match for the seventh position of the Women’s Pan American Cup in defeating Costa Rica in straight sets (25-14, 25-17, 25-22.”


Jessenia Uceda and Patricia Soto led Peru with 11 and 10 points respectively and Leyla Chihuán and Yulissa Samudio had 9 and 8 points. Karen Cope had 14 points for Costa Rica and Paola Ramirez scored 9.


“The team is improving and we need to keep working hard in order to get a good result at the Pan American Games,” said Enio Figueiredo, the coach of Peru. “That is our immediate goal.”


“We still make too many mental mistakes,” said Eladio Vargas, the Costa Rican coach. “We played good at times but did not have the consistency.”

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