Dominicans claim sixth victory in VNL 2019
STUTTGART, Germany, June 13, 2019 – The Dominican Republic came
back from one set down to edge Belgium 3-2 (21-25, 25-22, 21-25,
25-14, 15-11) to conclude the fourth round of the Women’s
Volleyball Nations League on Thursday.
Both teams have 6-6 win-loss records with Belgium with a slight
advantage in points 17-15.
Bethania de la Cruz and Brayelin Martínez scored 24 and 23
points, respectively, as the best offensive players for the
Dominican side. Lisvel Eve contributed 12 points, including six
blocks, in the victory while Gaila González came off the bench
to add 12.
Kaja Grobelana led Belgium with 19 points, followed by Britt
Herbots with 18. Celine Van Gestel and Marlies Janssens finished
with 15 apiece.
Now the Dominican Republic leads Belgium 3-1 in historic
head-to-head matches at major competitions with all the contests
extended to five sets.