Toluca full house for Tour NORCECA Beach Volleyball
TOLUCA, Mexico, June 6, 2013. - Teams from 17 countries are
meeting in that city to compete at the fourth stop of the 2013
NORCECA Beach Volleyball which will start this Friday with their
first matches in the excellent Court at the University Mexico
Three couples in Mexico, USA and Canada with two, are the
countries that have greater representation in the women's event,
while in male,
Canada and the United States have two pairs each.
The teams will play in the form of groups before moving on to a
single elimination box. In 16 pairs women are divided into four
groups, highlighting the group C with Mexico 1 Costa Rica,
Canada 2 United States 2.
In males, with 15 couples, there will be three groups of four
and one three. Group C with the United States in January, Cuba,
Costa Rica and Canada 2 looks one of the most complicated.
The group competition will be Friday and Saturday, in the
quarterfinals will advance the top two of each group will
compete in single elimination, the top four advancing to the
semifinals and finals scheduled for Sunday.
The event begins Friday at 8:30 with Heather Hughes / Summer
Ross, U.S. 1 to Vanessa Virgin / Stephanie Burnside, of Mexico 2
A female group. Then Kacie Mctavish / Caleigh Whitaker, of
Canada 1 are measured Christine Anthony / Samira Luis, of
In male, Roberto Rodriguez opened games / Hector Soto of Puerto
Rico versus Ulises Ontiveros / Aldo Miramontes of Mexico 2, at
8:30 am, followed by the match between Luis Castillo / Alex
Medina of Dominican Republic against Bryan Ferguson /
Printacnique Wilson, Bahamas.
At 6:00 pm the official opening will be attended by the Governor
of the State of Mexico, Eruviel Ávila Villegas and Olympic
diving medalist Fernando Platas Alvarez, Director General of the
Mexican Institute of Physical Culture and Sports (IMCUFIDE ).
The preliminary inspection and general technical meeting took
place in the premises of the UAEM, in the Sports San Antonio,
led by Mayra Huerta, President of the Control Committee and
Arnaldo Sanchez, Compettion Director.
Men Group: Pool A: México 1, Barbados y Nicaragua; Pool
B, Puerto Rico, República Dominicana, Bahamas y México 2. Pool
C: Estados Unidos 1, Cuba, Costa Rica y Canadá 2. Pool D: Canadá
1, Trinidad y Tobago, Aruba, Estados Unidos 2.
Women Group: Pool A: Estados Unidos 1, El Salvador,
Nicaragua, México 2. Pool B: Canadá 1, Honduras, Trinidad y
Tobago, Curazao. Pool C: México 1, Costa Rica, Canadá 2 y
Estados Unidos 2. Pool D: Islas Caimán, República Dominica, San
Martín Francés, México 3.
Men Teams: Mitchel Daniel- Earganell de Cuba (ARU), Bryan
Ferguson-Printacnique Wilson (BAH), Hugh Sealy- Darran Gill (BAR),
Grant O`gorman-Samuel Pedlow (CAN 1), Simon Fecteau-boutin/Ryan
Debruyn (CAN 2), Esteban Escobar-Jonathan Guevara (CRC), Karell
Piña- Sergio González (CUB), (Luis Castilo-Alex Medina (DOM).
Lombardo Ontiveros-Juan Virgen (MEX 1), Ulises Ontiveros- Aldo
Miramontes (MEX 2), Gerson Contreras-Danny López (NCA), Roberto
Rodríguez- Héctor Soto (PUR), Simon Blake-Daneil Williams (TRI),
John Mayer- Bradley Keenan (USA 1), Stafford Slick-Casey
Jennings (USA 2).
Women Teams: Kacie McTavish-Caleigh Whitaker (CAN 1),
Andrea Woolley-Sophie Bukovec (CAN 2), Jessica Wolfenden-
Cristin Alexander (CAY), Ingrid Morales-Natalia Alfaro (CRC),
Christine Anthony-Samira Luis (CUR), Diana Peguero-Nairobi
Agramonte (DOM), Diana Romero- Marcela Avalos (ESA), Veronique
Berthelot-Audrey Gil (FSM), Gina Flores-Martha Euceda (HON),
Martha Revuelta - Bibiana Candelas (MEX), Vanessa Virgen-Stephanie
Burnside (MEX 2), Olivia Meza –Zaira Orellana (MEX 3).
Elia Torrez-Swan Mendoza (NCA), Nancy Joseph- Pauline Woodrofe
(TRI), Heather Hughes/Summer Ross (USA 1, Emily Day -Whitney
Pavlik (USA 2).