USA beat Trinidad & Tobago 3-0
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 3, 2016 – USA beat
Trinidad & Tobago 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-19) in a Pool B match at
the XV Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup.
Nikki Taylor was the best scorer for the winners with 10 points,
seconded by Carly Wopat with 9 and Kelsie Payne, Alexandra
Holston and Micha Hancock with 6 points apiece. For Trinidad &
Tobago Darlene Ramdin finished with 6.
Daniel Fisher, coach of USA, said his team played up to
expectations, using reserve players and working specific aspects
of the game ahead of the next matches that will be more
U.S. Captain Megan Courtney said the match was interesting
because they could use and combine their attacks while the
reserve players performed very well with the offensive systems.
Francisco Cruz, the Cuban coach of Trinidad & Tobago said they
were playing against one of the best teams they are happy
because despite the short training they were able to reach
double digits in all the sets.
Renele Forde, captain of Trinidad & Tobago, thinks his team will
improve every day and facing teams with more experience will be
helpful as they know their capacity to improve, highlighting the
third set when they totaled 19 points.