United States ends seventh place at Lima 2019 Pan Am Games


LIMA, Peru, August 10, 2019.-  United States swept Canada 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-23) to end seventh place at the eighteenth  Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Saturday at the Multisport Complex El Callao.


United States led by a sizeable 16-4 in the blocking category, 7 by opposite Danielle Cuttino, taking ending with Canada’s good recovery in set three. The U.S. also held advantage in attacks with 36-29 margin and 6-4 in aces.


Cuttino was the leading hitter with 11 points (7 stuff blocks), while outside hitters Kadie Rolfzen and Sarah Wilhite scored 9 and 8 points apiece. Opposite player Sara Kovac and outside hitter Brianna Beamish topped Canada with 8 points each.




Robert Browning, Head coach of United States: “Canada is a good team. We are really happy with our victory today, we played well.  We showed our depth in our line-up knowing we could win matches with lots of different line-ups and we got a bunch of good players. The competition for us was real tough, high quality. We enjoyed this experience, this arena is amazing, an Olympic caliber arena.”


Shannon Winzer, Head coach of Canada: “The competition has been top notch, it’s been a wonderful experience and the quality of the competition was great. This stadium was amazing and the crowd even more, they were chanting Canada and that doesn’t happen real often in other countries”.