SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 15,
2021 – United States swept Canada 3-0 (25-22,
25-16, 25-18) to remain undefeated after three
outings at the Women’s Volleyball Pan American
Cup. The Canadians fell to a 2-1 win-loss
The American side held the advantage in blocks
(9-3) and aces (7-2) while committing 23
unforced errors compared to 35 by the Canadian
Danielle Cuttino was the main offensive and
defensive weapon for United States with 12
points, including a tournament-high 6 blocks.
Symone Williams-Abbott added 8 while Shelly
Stafford, Lindsay Stalzer and Allison
Bastianelli chipped in with 6 points apiece.
Nyadholi Thokbuom topped the scoring of Canada
with 9 points, followed by Hillary Howe and
Melissa Langegger each with 7 points.
Karch Kiraly, coach of United States: “Our team
has a lot of reasons to feel proud about. We
keep playing better every day. We are very happy
with the job done by our young setter Elle Glock
as this is her first international appearance.
All our victories have been the result of a team
Shannon Winzer, coach of Canada: “We didn’t play
well today. We made a lot of errors both with
the serves and the reception. And when you have
a bad start against a team like USA always you
are going to lose.”