Serbia downs Dominican Republic


CONEGLIANO VENETO, Italy, May 29, 2019 – Serbia scored a convincing victory over Dominican Republic 3-1 (25-18, 18-25, 25-12, 25-19) in a match of pool play at the Women’s Volleyball Nations League.


The world top ranked Serbia improved to 3-2 while the 10th ranked Dominican Republic dropped to 2-3 after winning their first two matches against Russia and Brazil.


Ana Bjelica led Serbia with 24 points as the best of four players who reached double digits in the scoring charts. Katarina Lazovic contributed 16 points of her own while Mina Popovic and Jelena Blagojevic each had 13 points.


Brayelin Martínez had 16 points as the best Dominican scorer and Bethania de la Cruz and Gaila Gonzalez each had 7 points.


On Thursday’s action, Serbia plays against host Italy while Dominican Republic clashes with United States.