Mexico finished in ninth position


TIJUANA, Mexico, June 25, 2010 – Mexico claimed the ninth position at the Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup by defeating Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 25-21, 26-24) on Friday.


Andrea Rangel compiled 28 points and Samantha Bricio contributed 17 to the Mexican victory. Kelly-Anne Billingy had 17 points for the losers while Sinead Jack and Channon Thompson added 14 and 11 respectively.


“Our team was focused and showed great fighting spirit,” Mexican coach Jose Bernal said. “Also we had very good defense in the fourth set.”


“All the credit to the Mexican team,” Francisco Cruz said. “They played good defense and took advantage of our unforced errors.”