CALI, Colombia, December 4, 2021. - Puerto Rico
defeated Suriname 3-0 (25-4, 25-12, 25-18) for
seventh place in the women’s volleyball
tournament of the I Junior Pan American Games
Cali-Valle 2021 at Evangelista Mora Coliseum.
Puerto Rico ends with a 2-2 win-loss record for
seventh place and Suriname with 0-4 for position
Puerto Rico prevailed over Suriname with a 42-14
margin in attacks and 7-3 in service points,
Suriname held a slim 4-3 advantage in blocks.
Puerto Rico had 13 unforced errors and Suriname
a total of 23.
Outside hitter Gabriela Cabrera led Puerto Rico
with 12 points all on kills and captain Ivana
Ortíz followed with 8 points, including 6 points
in serves. Captain Cabriella Bouterse topped
Suriname with 9 points all on kills.
Juan Carlos Ramírez, head coach of Puerto Rico:
“We won the match we needed too (Peru) but our
pool was the strongest and we weren’t lucky to
finish in the position we had in mind. We have
to keep playing and making an effort”.
Cabriealla Bouterse, captain of Suriname:
“It took too long to start playing but
eventually in the third set I think is the one
we should remember, it showed there is a will to