Canada improves to 5-2 in VNL
OTTAWA, Canada, June 8, 2018 - Stephen Marr was Canada’s hero as
Australia were seen off 3-0 (25-19, 26-24, 25-19) to keep alive
their VNL glory push.
win for Stephane Antiga’s men - their fifth from the first seven
games - was thoroughly deserved even if the battling Aussies
kept believing right until the bitter end.
was wing spiker Marr, who plays his club volleyball in Italy,
who was the star performer and remains Canada’s top scorer.
weighed in with 18 points (16 spikes and two blocks) while Jason
Derocco was the other main man with 15 spikes, a block and an
ace as they soared to fourth in the table and into the mix for a
place in the finals.
Australia, however, this was another hard night at the office.
A record of just one win from seven sees Mark Lebedew's side
languishing near the bottom of the standings though no-one can
deny the heart and effort on show in front of a partisan
Carroll, who finished with a creditable 15 points while Paul
Sanderson (10 points ) and Nehemiah Mote (nine points) all