Netherlands blanked Dominican Republic

STUTTGART, Germany, June 12, 2019 – Netherlands outclassed Dominican Republic in their contest at the Women’s Volleyball Nations League on Wednesday.

The European side dominated the Caribbean squad 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-18) to claim their third victory against 8 losses. The Dominicans fell to 5-6.

It was the eleventh consecutive victory for Netherlands over Dominican Republic at world level tournaments. The Dominicans won their first match against Netherlands 3-0 at the 1974 World Championship but have lost all their 11 world level meetings with the Dutch since.

Netherlands dominated all the scoring categories during the match: Attacks (40-32), Serves (6-3), Blocks (7-2) and Errors (11-12).

Anne Buijs led the winners with 12 points. Gaila Gonzalez and Brayelin Martínez finished with 13 and 10 points, respectively, for the losers.

The two team will complete the fifth stage of the Volleyball Nations League on Thursday the Dominican Republic will pay Belgium and Netherlands will meet Germany.