McNamaras to round of 16 in Nanjing
NANJING, China, August 22, 2014 – Nicole and Megan McNamara
advanced to the round of the last 16 in the female beach
volleyball tournament of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games by
finishing with an undefeated 5-0 mark in Pool A.
The McNamaras twins won 2-0 (21-15, 21-18) over Italians
Lantignotti and Enzo in their match on Friday.
In other matches on Friday:
Puerto Ricans Lina Bernier and Valeria Cajigas edged Australians
Bell and Kendall 2-1 (19-21, 21-14, 15-11) for a 3-2 record in
Skylar Caputo and Susannah Muno of United States won 2-0 (21’19,
21-7) over Lu and Le of Vietnam to finish at 2-3 in Pool B.
Skye Mondesir and Dala Noel of St Lucia finished with a 2-3
record in Pool C after losing in three sets 2-1 (22-24, 21-8,
15-5) to Song and Pan of Taipei.
In Pool D, Guatemalans Estefanie Bethancourt and Natalia Giron
won 2-0 (21-8, 21-6) over Doudwua and Essumang for their first
victory after four losses.
In Pool E, Chelsi Ward and Malika Davidson of Trinidad & Tobago
concluded with a 1-4 record following their loss to Mela and For
of Bolivia 2-0 (21-14, 21-12).