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Dominican volleyball team wins first two in Pan Am Cup

The Dominican Republic defeated Trinidad & Tobago in straight sets 3-0 (25-22, 25-21, 25-20) in the first match of the 16th Pan American Cup championship on Saturday, 17 June 2017 in its first match. Then on Sunday, 18 June the Dominican women’s volleyball team played Chile, winning in straight sets 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-9).

Marcos Kwiek, coach of Dominican Republic explained regarding to the game with Chile: “We are teams going through different process. They are a very young team in the beginnings while we have some young players also but with a lot of international exposure. It was the first match of Bethania after the season in Russia and the team is getting into rhythm.”

The next game is this Monday, 19 June against Canada. Then the DR will play the teams of Cuba on 20 June and Peru on 21 June.

Defending champions Dominican Republic, Cuba and United States are the favorites for the top positions of the overall standings of the Women’s Pan American Cup in Lima and Cañete, Peru from 17 to 25 June 2017.

Dominican team members are:
Niverka Marte, Camil Domínguez, setters
Brenda Castillo, Ana Yorkira Binnet, liberos
Annerys Valdez, Marianne Fersola, Yineiry Martínez, middle blockers
Bethania de la Cruz, Brayelin Martínez, Yonkaira Peña, Erasma Moreno, left outside hitters
Gaila González, Gina Mambrú, Joselina Rodríguez, right outside hitters

https://www.norceca.net/Dominicans,%…20Am%20Cup.htm

Source: DR1, Norceca

June 20, 2017

Category: DR News |

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