TULSA, Oklahoma, USA, July 23, 2022 – The United
States finished the Pan American Cup with a big
win over Brazil, 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-17) to
take the gold medal on Saturday at the Cox
Business Convention Center in Tulsa.
Team USA (5-0) is qualified for the 2023 FIVB
World Championship. Brazil (4-1) will look to
earn its berth at the South American
The U.S. team was dominant in attacks (41-17)
and aces (9-1). It led in blocks 10-9. Brazil
scored on 19 U.S. errors and committed 15 of its
U.S. outside hitter Harper Murray led all
scorers with 15 points on a match-high 13
attacks and two blocks. Opposite Abigail Mullen
added 14 points on nine spikes, a match-high
four blocks and an ace.
U.S. setter Bergen Reilly had a match-high three
Brazil was led by outside hitter Rebeca Borges
who had six points on three attacks and three
U.S. Coach Jamie Morrison: We got better over
the course of the tournament. We talked a lot
about learning from each match and making sure
we fixed any problems the next morning and then
we went into the next match. We continued to do
that pretty perfectly.
Brazil Coach Hylmer Do Nascimento Dias: It was a
great tournament for us. Our team is very young.
It is important for us to get experience for
them. This tournament helped prepare them for
the South American championship. The U.S. team
did a great job today and congratulations to
them for the gold medal.