Third victory for Cuba in Pan American Volleyball Cup

HAVANA, Cuba, jun 17 (acn) Cuba achieved its third victory in the women’s Pan American Volleyball Cup after defeating Uruguay in match corresponding to group B of the preliminary phase of the contest staged at Eduardo Dibós Coliseum, in Lima, Peru.

According to the website of the event, Cuba won 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-20) led by Regla Garcia, top scorer of the match with 20 points (12 in attack, 2 blocks and 6 aces).

Melissa Vargas (13-3-2-8) and Sulian Matienzo (11-5-3-3) also stood out by the disciples of Roberto Garcia, while Sofia Neves (9-6-0-3) highlighted for the losers.

Vargas´ performance drew attention also by being one point shy of the record of aces in a game, in power since 2002 of American Nicole Branagh, who holds the record (9).

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