USA overcome scary time against Canada
HIROSHIMA, Japan, October 11, 2019 – The USA came out on top
in five sets 3-2 (21-25, 25-11, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13) despite
a determined Canadian squad today at the FIVB World Cup in
Matt Anderson led the U.S. and all scorers with 20 points.
Nick Hoag was Canada’s top scorer with 18 points; Dan Jansen
Vandoorn contributed 16 points, including nine successful
"A disappointing loss; whenever you have a chance to beat
the U.S., it’s a great opportunity," said coach Dan Lewis.
U.S. men’s Head Coach John Speraw knew Canada could cause
problems for the United States.
“We were coming off a tough loss to Brazil,” Speraw said. “I
was concerned about this game… We had to gut it out. Canada
served well. We were not as efficient in our passing