Italy wins duel against Dominican Republic

BRASILIA, Brazil, June16, 2022 – Italy won a five-set duel against Dominican Republic 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-12) in a match corresponding to the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League on Thursday.

Anastasia Guerra led Italy with 17 points while Sylvia Nwakalor and Carlotta Degradi each added 11 points in the victory. Sara Bonifacio and Paola Egonu tallied 8 apiece.

Yonkaira Peña was the top scorer for the Dominicans with 20 points followed by Brayelin Martínez and Gaila González with 17 and 16, respectively. Jineiry Martínez had 11 points in the loss.

Italy improved their overall record to 4-2 and the Dominican Republic dropped to 1-5.