Puerto Rico crushes Costa Rica and will play for fifth


HAVANA, Cuba, March 22, 2013. - Puerto Rico cruised easily for 59 minutes to crush Costa Rica 3-0 (25-10, 25-4, 25-18) and now will face Cuba for the fifth place of the U-20 Women’s Pan American Cup.


The Puerto Rican captain Daly Santana, stood out with their serves and froze to Costa Rica with 11 aces en route to 21 points as the top scorer of the game. Pilar Victoria added 11.


Santana said:  "It was very good for us, we had the service and good results in the attack, but we still have a game tomorrow and hopefully finish strong."


Carlos J. Cruz, coach of Puerto Rico, said: "My team was able to stabilize the serve, like in the first game against them, but were more effective on the counterattacks and really looked good."