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PAC W: Dominican Republic and USA for gold

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Dominican Republic will face United States in the gold medal match of the XIV Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup.



In the semifinal Dominican Republic has defeated Argentina 3-1 (25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 25-21).

Yonkaira Peña  topped the scorers of the winning team with 19 points, followed by Gina Mambru  and Marianne Fersola  with 16 markers apiece. Brayelin Martinez chipped in with 10 in the winning effort.

Yamila Nizetich was the best for Argentina with 10 points while Lucia Fresco and Florencia  Busquets each finished with 10 in the loss.

On the other side United States dispatched Cuba in straight sets 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-22) booking a ticket to the gold medal match.

Krista Vansant led USA with 19 points seconded by Kristin Hildebrand with 11 points. Lauren Paolini and Cursty Jackson each contributed nine in the victory.

Cuban Melissa Vargas finished with 19 points, including two more aces to establish the new record for the tournament with 27, while Jennifer Yanet Alvarez  added 13.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
Semifinal 1 20. 06. 2015 16:00 USA ( W ) vs Cuba ( W ) 3:0 25:17; 25:20; 25:22    
Semifinal 2 20. 06. 2015 18:00 Dominican Republic ( W ) vs Argentina ( W ) 3:1 25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 25-21   

To see standings, more reports, stats and videos from this competition click on Pan American Cup 2015 W.

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