HAVANA, Cuba, October 4, 2022.- Team Canada
obtained their second win in pool B sweeping
Haiti 25-17, 25-19 and 25-14 on Tuesday at the
Men’s U21 Pan American Cup, a world championship
qualifier, at Ciudad Deportiva, the largest
covered venue in the country.
The northern, with better height than their
opponents, had no setbacks to dominate with huge
advantages in attacks (39-17), blocks (11-2) and
serves (5-2) their victory in one hour and 16
Their best men in offense were outside hitter
Jacob Sargent (15 points), middle blocker Cory
Schoenherr (13) and opposite hitter Brendan
Mills (12), the only ones with double digits, as
outside hitter Antoine Seraphin was the best,
finishing with eight tallies.
The college Canadian team is undefeated, while
their opponent has suffered two losses. On
Wednesday they face Cuba and Nicaragua
respectively, to decide which team of this pool
advances directly into semifinals.
Ben Josephson, head coach of Canada: “I am very
happy to have won our second match. Last night
we saw the match between Cuba and Haiti, in
which the visitors were tough against the hosts,
and we prepared our team for today”.
Cory Schoenherr, captain of Canada: “Honestly,
we have been preparing for the match against
Cuba on Wednesday, we played a friendly match
here prior to the tournament. We also saw their
match against Hait, team to whom we won today,
and we are glad for that”.