Cuba dominate Costa Rica


Lima, Peru, September 7, 2012 – Cuba outclassed Costa Rica 25-14, 25-8, 25-7 in a consolation round match for the 5-8 positions of the U-23 Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup on Friday.


The winners overwhelmed the defeated side 13-0 from the service line with Alena Rojas and Daymara Lescay each recording 5 aces and also held a wide margin of 10-2 in blocks.


Rojas collected 15 points followed by Yaremi Mendaro and Lescay with 14 and 13 points respectively.


“I do respect all the opponents and I started all my regulars,”


Cuba’s Juan Carlos Gala stated. “When Costa Rica couldn’t handle our serves, I decided to make some changes to give the chance to play to my less experienced players.”


“The most important thing is that my players have had the experience of playing at this level,” Costa Rica’s Andres Carvajal said.