Colombia edges Trinidad & Tobago 3-2


CALLAO, Peru, June 16 2013 - Colombia overcame and defeated Trinidad and Tobago in a five-set match (19-25, 13-25, 25-18, 25-14, 15-13) for the ninth place at XII Women’s Movistar Pan American Cup at the Miguel Grau Coliseum.


Danna Escobar tallied 19 points for Colombia, Paola Ampudia 16 and Melissa Rangel 12 (4 aces). Trinidadian captain Krystle Esdelle scored 27 while Channon Thompson finished with 19 for Trinidad and Tobago, including 4 aces.


The Colombians, who played with many athletes of the U-20 category earned their second victory at Pan Am Cup and finished in the number nine position of the competition.