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Cuba to play for fifth place at Pan Am Cup

LIMA, Peru, June 24, 2017 – Cuba advanced to the match for fifth place of the XVI Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup by Movistar following a 3-1 (25-15, 25-22, 18-25, 25-21) victory over Colombia at Manuel Bonilla Coliseum of Miraflores on Saturday.

Heidy Casanova topped Cuba with 19 points, including three blocks, as one of four Cubans who reached double figures in the scores. Daymara Lescay added 12 in the victory while Regla Gracia and Laura Suarez each contributed 11 points.

Colombia’s Dayana Segovia had a match-high 23 points, including four blocks and two aces, while Giselle Perez finished with 14 points in the loss.

Cuba outblocked Colombia 15-10 and took advantage of 28 unforced errors from the defeated side.