22. 05. 2016

PAC 2016 M: Good opening by USA, Canada victorious as well!

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At the XI men's Pan American Cup opening match USA defeated Chile in four sets 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 25-22!


We haven’t played together for very long so I was happy the way we came back, we had difficulties in set two, which we weren’t very happy about. We tried to get everybody out there as much as possible. Chile is very good team, but in this tournament we really don’t know a lot of players and you have to come out and respect everybody,” says captain of USA Carson Clark.

The top scorer on the winning side was Torey Defalco with 15 points, while on the other side there was only one player with double digits – Vicente Parraguirre (16 points).

Canada have downed Costa Rica in Pool B, while in Pool C the host Mexico and Argentina scored victories as well.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 21. 05. 2016 14:00 USA vs Chile 3:1 25:17; 17:25; 25:15; 25:22    
2nd game 22. 05. 2016 14:00 Chile vs Dominican Republic 0:0      
3rd game 23. 05. 2016 16:00 Dominican Republic vs USA 0:0      


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 21. 05. 2016 18:00 Costa Rica vs Canada 0:3 15:25; 13:25; 11:25    
2nd game 22. 05. 2016 18:00 Cuba vs Costa Rica 0:0      
3rd game 23. 05. 2016 18:00 Canada vs Cuba 0:0      


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 21. 05. 2016 16:00 Argentina vs Colombia 3:0 25:16; 25:20; 25:22    
2nd game 21. 05. 2016 20:00 Mexico vs Honduras 3:0 25:17; 25:15; 25:22    
3rd game 22. 05. 2016 16:00 Honduras vs Argentina 0:0      
4th game 22. 05. 2016 20:00 Mexico vs Colombia 0:0      
5th game 23. 05. 2016 14:00 Colombia vs Honduras 0:0      
6th game 23. 05. 2016 20:00 Mexico vs Argentina 0:0      

To see results and standings visit PAN AMERICAN CUP 2016 M page.

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