New Record: Two players with 30+ points in the same match
TRUJILLO, Peru, July 6, 2019 – For the first time in the history
of the Women’s Pan American Cup two players reached the plateau
of 30-plus points in the same match.
Argentina’s Lucia Fresco had 35 points in the five-set victory
of Argentina over Canada (25-27, 25-23, 25-21, 23-25, 19-17)
while Alexa Lea Gray finished with 34 in the losing effort. Both
Fresco and Gray registered individual records for their teams in
The new record was announced by Roosevelt Comarazamy, director
of communications of NORCECA from Santo Domingo.
Fresco’s 35-point performance tied for the third highest total
with Kristin Richard of United States (against Brazil on July
20, 2012) and behind the 41 by Cuba’s Heidy Casanova (against
Canada on June 25, 2017) and 37 by Dominican Sidarka Nuñez
(against United States on May 30, 2008).
The 230 points by the two teams fell short of the record for the
highest scoring match of 235 set in the victory of Dominican
Republic over Puerto Rico 3-2 (34-36, 22-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-9)
on July 3, 2009.
Canada registered 22 blocks, one short of the record of 23 set
by Dominican Republic against Puerto Rico on June 27, 2007 and
later equaled by Brazil against Argentina on June 28, 2009.