Colombia gets a ticket to the quarterfinals by beating Mexico
CHICLAYO, Peru, July 10, 2019 - Colombia won a 3-0 (25-8, 25-11,
25-14) to Mexico, securing the ticket to the quarterfinals of
the XVIII Pan American Women's Major, staying in third place in
The Colombians left concentrated and put pressure on the
service, leaving no possibility of attack to their Mexican
rivals, which will remain in Chiclayo, playing to define the
posts from 7 to 10.
Melissa Ranger scored 17 points to lead Colombia, Amanda Coneo
was 16 and 10 from Ana Karina Olaya with 10. For Mexico, Yarenia
Gutiérrez scored 8 points.
Colombia was better in everything, attack 45-17, block 9-1 and
serve 7-2, with 14 errors from Mexico and 12 from Colombia.
María Alejandra Marín, captain of Colombia: "We are really
happy, our goal was to advance to the next round and today we
achieved it. We know that the other group is strong, but we are
prepared, we hope to move forward and continue giving the best
of ourselves ".
Antonio Rizola, coach of Colombia: "Our goal is to be among the
first three, if you can not be the first, if you are among the
top three. We wanted to change the city, the adversaries there
are also strong and that will help us because we will face other
"We believe we can do something big. The teams we face here are
strong too, but in the last two games we looked good. We played
four sets in a row and we won 25-8, the team kept the
concentration and we left very strong today, "said Rizola.
Colombia was in third place in group B and will face the second
of A that defines tonight in Trujillo, the city that will host
the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be played from
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