Puerto Rico finished in fifth place

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 8, 2021 – Puerto Rico defeated Suriname 3-1 (25-16, 20-25, 28-26, 27-25) in the match for fifth place at the Men’s Volleyball Pan American Cup on Wednesday.


Despite the loss, Suriname showed improvement with the tournament taking one set off Puerto Rico and sending the last two into extra points.


Diego Negron led five Puerto Ricans in double figures with 15 points. Elias Rodriguez and Pedro Molina tallied 13 and 11 while Sebastián Negrón and Ismael Alomar each tallied 10 points.


Keven Sporkslede and David Pinas were the top scorers of the match with 22 and 20 points, respectively, even though both played for the losing side. Zefanio Breinburg added 13.