Jamaica claims first victory
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 29, 2012. - Host Jamaica claimed
their first victory winning over Cayman Islands in straight sets
25-7, 25-15 and 25-14 at the NORCECA Group E First Round
Qualification for the FIVB 2014 Women’s World Championship.
Jamaica defeated Cayman Islands looking well in their debut and
dominating Cayman Islands that became stronger during the match.
The top player for Jamaica with 11 points was Lecia Brown. For
Cayman Islands, Anita Lansdell scored 4 points.
Shedeiky Hamilton, Jamaican captain saw this as a practice match
for them “we’ve played against Cayman Islands so we knew we had
the opportunity to perfect our skills”.
Cayman Islands captain, Anita Lansdell said “we are hoping to
build as each game goes by; we have been practicing together for
several months so things are improving.”
Coach Gatashew Bonner of Jamaica indicated that five of his
players play overseas and they are adjusting to the team “this
team is a mixture of experience and youth, we just finished a
practice camp to work together; there is still things to
improve, like our passing.”
Keith Higgins for Cayman Islands was proud of his team’s effort,
“we played very well against a more experienced team than ours,
as I said before we are rebuilding.”