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NORCECAWC M: Canada beat Cuba for 3rd time this week, USA stronger than Mexico

by WoV
source: norceca.net

Canada once again claimed victory over Cuba, this time at the NORCECA Men’s Champions Cup in Detroit, Michigan.



Canada won 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-17), after two similar wins this past weekend in the opening matches of FIVB World League.

This is the third time that Canada and Cuba have faced each other in less than a week.

Again opposite Gavin Schmitt led the scoring for Canada with 15 points. Justin Duff had 12, and came up with some big blocks for the Canucks while Toonthe Van Lankvelt added 11 points. Rolando Cepeda was the only Cuban with double digits with a match-high 24 points.

On the other side USA used powerful serving to defeat a young Mexican team, 25-15, 25-12, 25-17.

USA led in aces 15-3, with middle blocker Max Holt finishing with seven and opposite Murphy Troy adding four. 


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 21. 05. 2015 16:00 Canada vs Cuba 3:0  25-22, 25-18, 25-17    
2nd game 21. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Mexico 3:0  25-15, 25-12, 25-17    
3rd game 22. 05. 2015 16:00 Mexico vs Canada 0:0      
4th game 22. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Cuba 0:0      
5th game 23. 05. 2015 16:00 Cuba vs Mexico 0:0      
6th game 23. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Canada 0:0    


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