Jamaica prevailed over Aruba
KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 29, 2012. - Jamaica prevailed over
Aruba by 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-17) in the last match of opening
day at the
NORCECA Group E First Round Qualification Tournament for the
FIVB 2014 Women’s World Championship.
The hosts imposed their quality from the beginning and took
their second win of the day qualifying to the second round,
while Aruba wasn’t able to maintain consistency but kept
fighting for each and every point.
With 16 points, Lecia Brown, was the best scorer for Jamaica.
Aruba had in Jackie Toussaint its best scorer with 9 points.
Jamaica was better in blocking by 9-2.
Shedeiky Hamilton, Jamaica´s captain, was pleased with the
victory “I am so happy for my team but now we must be focused to
play against Barbados. Our execution was good and Aruba got
better during the match.”
“We fought hard until the end which gives me satisfaction, we
will talk about today’s mistakes because we still can qualify
tomorrow” said Jackie Toussaint, captain of Aruba.
For Gatashew Bonner, Jamaica´s coach, this was an important win,
“we still have some errors in our passing and we’ll give our
best in the second match to Barbados tomorrow night to win the
Igmar Ogenia, in charge of Aruba, expressed “Jamaica did very
well and also did my team, we can face any opponent as we play
hard despite our deficiencies”. This match helped them to
prepare for tomorrow’s matches.