USA and Canada claim wins at Men’s World Cup

FUKUOKA, Japan, October 6, 2019 – Mitchell Stahl scored 10 points as the United States defeated Tunisia 3-0 (25-10, 25-18, 25-17) at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup on Sunday.

The Americans improved their win-loss record in the twelve-team round robin to 4-1.

USA coach John Speraw: "I thought Joshua Tuaniga and Ben Patch played well today. Josh is a talented setter and Ben is an opposite with a bright future. He is an exciting player. It is good to get them playing time against meaningful opponents."

In Nagano, Canada earned back-to-back victories, recovering from one set down to defeat Australia 3-1 (18-25, 28-26, 25-20, 25-22) at Nagano White Ring arena.

Stephen Timothy Maar scored 24 points as the best Canadian. Brendan Barnes and Sharone Vernon-Evans each contributed 10 points as Canada improved to 2-3.