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WL: Canada swept Finland

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World No. 11-ranked Canada began its FIVB Volleyball World League journey Saturday night with a straight-sets (25-21, 25-19, 25-20) victory over Finland in Calgary, Alberta.

Canada vs. Finland

Can vs. Fin

Canada capitalized on 28 Finland errors and out-blocked the visitors 9-4, riding a 16-point performance by Gavin Schmitt to earn the opening-night victory.

Sivula picked up 15 points on the night, all on attacks. Schmitt led Canada with 12 kills, with Perrin adding nine.

Canada and Finland will wrap up the opening leg of their Pool C competition Sunday night in Calgary.

Pool C, standings:

Belgim 6 (2), Canada 3 (1), Australia 0 (2), Finland 0 (1)

 

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