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NORCECA W: Brazil and USA secure direct tickets to semifinals of Pan Am Cup

by WoV
source: fivb.org

Brazil and USA advanced to the semifinals of the XI Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup as winners of their respective pools as the tournament continued in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on Monday, with the London 2012 Olympic Games on everyone's minds.

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USA’s Kristin Richards scored 21 points to help her team defeat Dominican Republic and claim a ticket to the semifinals of the Women’s Pan Am Cup

Brazil beat Mexico in straight sets to finish Pool B with a perfect 5-0 win-loss record while USA overcame Dominican Republic in five sets and finished ahead of Cuba by points-ratio in Pool A.

USA and Cuba finished the preliminary round with a 4-1 win-loss record and 18 points but the Americans concluded with a ratio of 1.227 against 1.119 of Cuba

After a rest day on Tuesday, the action resumes on Wednesday with the quarterfinals phase featuring Peru against Dominican Republic and Cuba versus Argentina.

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