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PANAC W: Cuba cruises in straight sets against Costa Rica

by WoV
source: norceca.net; Photo: norceca.net

Cuba defeated Costa Rica in consecutive sets 25-20, 25-14, 25-17 for its second victory in Pool B at the Movistar Women’s Pan American Cup on Tuesday night. Rosanna Giel, Ana Cleger, Yoana Palacios and Karen Cope were the top scorers.

Cuba-team

Cuba – team

The Cubans have now a 2-0 record and 8 points, combining their victory on Tuesday and the win attained in five sets against Canada in opening day.

Rosanna Giel had 12 points as the most prolific scorer of the balanced Cuban offense with Ana Cleger and Yoana Palacios each contributing 9 points. Karen Cope finished with 10 points as the best Costa Rican scorer.

Cuba held advantages of 8-5 in blocks and 5-4 in service winners. In attacks the winners were better by far 40-21 while committing 20 errors to 21 by the opponents.

To read more news from this competition click on Pan American Cup 2012 W.

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