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2014 Women´s World Championship Qualifier

Group I Trinidad & Tobago

Bulletin No 5 www.norceca.org

May 26, 2013


INDIVIDUAL AWARDS BEST SPIKER Thompson Channon

# 3

Succ.% 59.09

TRI

BEST BLOCKER Jack Sinead # 6

Avg. by set: 0.69

TRI

BEST SERVER Thompson Channon

# 3

Avg.by set: 1.23

TRI

BEST DIGGER Clifford Courtnee_Mae

# 10 TRI

Avg. by set: 2.15

BEST SETTER Barahona María Elena

# 2

HON

Avg. by set 3.67

BEST RECEIVER Clifford Courtnee_Mae

# 10 TRI TRIEff. .% : 38.16

BEST LIBERO Clifford Courtnee_Mae

# 10 TRI

Avg. by set: 5.08

BEST SCORER Thompson Channon

# 3

TRI

M.V.P. (Most Valuable Player) Thompson Channon # 3

TRI

Puntos :56


Group I Trinidad & Tobago May 23-27,2013

Round Robin No.

Date

Time

 Teams

Set

1

Result per set (points) 2 3 4

1

25-May.

09:00

Trinidad & Tobago

2

25-May.

11:00

Honduras

Vs

3

25-May.

18:00

Anguilla

Vs

Barbados

0-3

13-25

12-25

15-25

4

25-May.

20:00

Trinidad & Tobago

Vs

Honduras

3-0

25-15

25-11

25-14

5

26-May.

09:00

Trinidad & Tobago

Vs

Anguilla

3-0

25-14

25-15

25-8

6

26-May.

11:00

Honduras

Vs

Barbados

0-3

18-25

20-25

15-25

Vs

Barbados

3-0

25-23

25-6

26-24

Anguilla

3-0

25-15

25-12

25-11

5

Final  Teams

Set

Result per set (points) 2 3 4

No.

Date

Time

7

26-May.

18:00

  Honduras

Vs

Anguilla

3-0

25-9

25-18

25-18

8

26-May.

20:00

Trinidad & Tobago

Vs

Barbados

3-1

25-18

20-25

25-17

Lost

Won

1

Final Ranking Rk

Flag

Country

1

Trinidad & Tobago

2

Barbados

3

Honduras

4

Anguilla

Point s

Matches Won

Points Lost

Ratio

25-20

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 VOLLEYBALL • Collated results & ranking 2014 Women´s World Championship Qualific. Group I Results of Sunday, 26 May 2013 MATCH RESULTS Preliminary No

Date

1 2 3 4 5 6

25/05/2013 25/05/2013 25/05/2013 25/05/2013 26/05/2013 26/05/2013

Teams TRI HON AGU TRI TRI HON

Set

- BAR - AGU - BAR - HON - AGU - BAR

3-0 3-0 0-3 3-0 3-0 0-3

1 25-13 25-15 13-25 25-15 25-14 18-25

Result per set (points) 2 3 4 25- 6 26-24 25-12 25-11 12-25 15-25 25-11 25-14 25-14 25- 8 20-25 17-25

5

Total Points 76- 43 75- 38 40- 75 75- 40 75- 36 55- 75

Time

Spectators

1:03 1:08 1:01 1:08 1:00 1:15

50 50 75 125 25 50

Time

Spectators

1:10 1:36

100 200

FINALS No 7 8

Date

Teams

26/05/2013 HON 26/05/2013 TRI

Set

- AGU - BAR

3-0 3-1

1 25- 9 25-18

Result per set (points) 2 3 4 25-18 25-18 20-25 25-17 25-20

5

Total Points 75- 45 95- 80

TEAM RANKING Preliminary Rk Code 1 2 3 4

TRI BAR HON AGU

Matches Pts T W 15 9 3 3 10 6 3 2 5 3 3 1 00 3 0

Team Trinidad & Tobago Barbados Honduras Anguila

1. 2. 3. 4.

BEST PLAYERS

Skill

Rk Name

Team

Spike

1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3

TRI TRI TRI TRI BAR HON TRI HON TRI

Block Serve

W 226 193 170 114

Thompson Channon Esdelle Krystle Randim Darlene Jack Sinead Wood Anicia Díaz Mariajosse Thompson Channon Midence Lesby Esdelle Krystle

Points L 119 171 188 225

Ratio 1.899 1.129 0.904 0.507

W 9 6 3 0

Sets L Ratio 0 MAX 3 2.000 6 0.500 9

Trinidad & Tobago Barbados Honduras Anguila

Scoring skills

Limit: 15.00%

Results Details L 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Succ. % 59.09 51.56 44.90 0.69 0.69 0.58 1.23 0.75 0.62

Non scoring skills

Skill

Rk Name

Team

Dig

1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3

TRI HON HON HON TRI TRI TRI HON HON

Set Reception

26/05/2013 21:53

Clifford Courtnee-Mae Midence Lesby Rivera Andrea Barahona María Billingy Kelly-Anne Forde Renele Clifford Courtnee-Mae Rivera Andrea Midence Lesby

Avg. by set 2.15 1.75 0.75 3.67 2.54 2.38 38.16 21.31 18.97

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 VOLLEYBALL • Match result 2014 Women´s World Championship Qualific. Group I FINALS (Places 3-4) 100 Match: 7 Date: 26/05/2013 Spectators: Port of Sapin City: UWI-SPRC Hall: Match duration: Start: 18:00 End: 19:10 Total: 1:10

Teams

Sets

1

2

3

HON AGU

3 0

25 9

25 18

25 18

4

5

Total

75 45

Set duration 0:18 0:24 0:22

1:04

Referees: ADDISON, D (BAR) & SANDITFORD,S (TRI) HON • Honduras

1 2 3 4 5 Pts

2 Barahona María Elena 3 Mejía Dulce 4 Midence Lesby 7 Torres Jennifer Marìa 8 L Rivera Andrea 9 Flores Tessa Michelle 11 Rivera Mónica 16 Flores Dariana 17 Díaz Mariajosse

    L L 

AGU • Anguila 2 Smith Connie 3 Ruan Jasmin 4 L Duncan Fleming Marsha 5 Hodge Amelique 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane 7 Gumbs Janai 8 Hughes Bridgette 10 Nelson Tavia 11 Leveret Rikiesha 12 Webster Susan

6 3 6 5

    L 

10

 

7 7

1 2 3 4 5 Pts 

1

L L      

3 1

5 8

Janson Liburd Coach: Assistant: Justus Connor

Marvin Leonel Ulloa (NCA) Coach: Assistant:

TEAMS AND PLAYERS PERFORMANCES Won Pts

Total Atts

24 7 5 5 2 1 15 4 3 31 75

94 21 22 28 8 5 74 15 9

Scoring Skills

No Name

Won Pts

Total Atts

15 8 3 0

86 27 32 27

Total Team 12 Webster Susan 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane Total Team

45 7 14 158

Total Team 11 Leveret Rikiesha 2 Smith Connie Total Team Total Team

41

12 Webster Susan

196

Total Team 9 Flores Tessa Michelle 16 Flores Dariana Total Team 17 Díaz Mariajosse 2 Barahona María Elena Total Team 4 Midence Lesby 3 Mejía Dulce Total Team Total Team

Opp. error Total

3 2 1 27 45

10

35

9 Flores Tessa Michelle

Best Scorer

8

Excellent

Total Atts

13 8 2 17 17 10 5 3

71 19 12 86 80 39 14 13

 Starting line-up  Substitute Opp = Opponent

Spike

Block

Serve

Non scoring Skills

No Name Total Team 4 Midence Lesby 16 Flores Dariana Total Team 2 Barahona María Elena Total Team 8 Rivera Andrea 4 Midence Lesby Pts = Points scored Atts = Attempts

No Name

Dig Set Reception Success - Faults # Attempts

Excellent 5 4 1 3 3 6

Total Atts 74 21 12 94 75 67

No Name Total Team 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane 11 Leveret Rikiesha Total Team 2 Smith Connie Total Team

nn = Captain L = Libero

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

26/05/2013 19:30

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 VOLLEYBALL • Match result 2014 Women´s World Championship Qualific. Group I FINALS (Places 1-2) 200 Match: 8 Date: 26/05/2013 Spectators: Port of Spain City: UWI-SPEC Hall: Match duration: Start: 20:00 End: 21:36 Total: 1:36

Teams

Sets

1

2

3

4

5

TRI BAR

3 1

25 18

20 25

25 17

25 20

Total

95 80

Set duration 0:20 0:24 0:20 0:23

1:27

Referees: SANFIORENZO, A (PUR) & CHAVEZ, W (HON) TRI • Trinidad & Tobago

1 2 3 4 5 Pts

1 Kinsale Andrea 3 Thompson Channon 4 Billingy Kelly-Anne 5 Prescott Samantha 6 Jack Sinead 8 Randim Darlene 10 L Clifford Courtnee-Mae 11 Forde Renele 15 Blackman Abby 16 Esdelle Krystle 17 Gloud Abigail 18 Lindsay Rechez Gisele

     L L L      

 

19 4

10 1

L    

BAR • Barbados

1 2 3 4 5 Pts

2 Wood Anicia 3 Clarke Lisa 4 Leacock Shani 5 Blenman Akeelah 6 Phillips Akila 7 L Shorey Kandia 8 Matthews Shari 9 Niles Rhe-Ann 10 Lewis Julia 11 Taylor Afila 13 Smith De-Ann

3 20 4



 L     

L     

L     

 L     

13

1 14 7 5 2 3

Mr Andrew Brathwaite (BAR) Coach: Assistant: Mr Leronne Knight (BAR)

Francisco Cruz (CUB) Coach: Assistant: Nicholson Drakes (TRI)

TEAMS AND PLAYERS PERFORMANCES Won Pts

Total Atts

45 18 13 7 3 1 9 5 2 34 95

111 38 33 43 13 5 92 21 15 246

20

55

Excellent

Total Atts

9 7 2 14 10 26 19 6

66 25 14 105 68 73 43 24

 Starting line-up  Substitute Opp = Opponent

Scoring Skills

Won Pts

Total Atts 100 29 11 40 9 8 82 17 12

Opp. error Total

29 13 5 9 4 2 7 4 2 35 80

222

Total Team 8 Matthews Shari 2 Wood Anicia Total Team 2 Wood Anicia 9 Niles Rhe-Ann Total Team 2 Wood Anicia 10 Lewis Julia Total Team Total Team

16 Esdelle Krystle

Best Scorer

14

51

8 Matthews Shari

No Name

Non scoring Skills

Excellent

Total Atts

No Name Total Team 16 Esdelle Krystle 3 Thompson Channon Total Team 6 Jack Sinead 3 Thompson Channon Total Team 3 Thompson Channon 16 Esdelle Krystle Total Team Total Team

Total Team 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 3 Thompson Channon Total Team 4 Billingy Kelly-Anne Total Team 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 3 Thompson Channon Pts = Points scored Atts = Attempts

Spike

Block

Serve

Dig Set Reception Success - Faults # Attempts

No Name

No Name

1 1

84 15

Total Team 10 Lewis Julia

1 1 10 6

92 77 76 27

Total Team 11 Taylor Afila Total Team 10 Lewis Julia

nn = Captain L = Libero

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

26/05/2013 21:51

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 Rk No Name 1 3 Thompson Channon 2 8 Matthews Shari 3 16 Esdelle Krystle 4 2 Wood Anicia 5 12 Webster Susan 6 9 Niles Rhe-Ann 6 8 Randim Darlene 8 9 Flores Tessa Michelle 8 6 Jack Sinead 10 16 Flores Dariana 11 10 Lewis Julia 12 7 Torres Jennifer Marìa 12 4 Midence Lesby 12 17 Gloud Abigail 15 17 Díaz Mariajosse 15 15 Blackman Abby 17 1 Kinsale Andrea 18 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane 19 13 Smith De-Ann 20 2 Barahona María Elena 21 11 Leveret Rikiesha 22 4 Billingy Kelly-Anne 23 11 Forde Renele 24 7 Gumbs Janai 24 5 Prescott Samantha 24 11 Taylor Afila 27 3 Mejía Dulce 28 10 Nelson Tavia 28 6 Phillips Akila 28 5 Blenman Akeelah 31 2 Smith Connie 31 4 Leacock Shani 33 11 Rivera Mónica 33 3 Clarke Lisa 35 3 Ruan Jasmin 35 4 Duncan Fleming Marsha 35 5 Hodge Amelique 35 8 Hughes Bridgette 35 8 Rivera Andrea 35 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 35 18 Lindsay Rechez Gisele 35 7 Shorey Kandia Total tournament

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Best Scorers Team TRI BAR TRI BAR AGU BAR TRI HON TRI HON BAR HON HON TRI HON TRI TRI AGU BAR HON AGU TRI TRI AGU TRI BAR HON AGU BAR BAR AGU BAR HON BAR AGU AGU AGU AGU HON TRI TRI BAR

26/05/2013 21:52

Spike 39 42 33 23 32 24 22 25 20 25 17 18 11 16 7 10 9 13 5 6 8 4 3 4 4 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 428

Block 1 0 1 9 2 7 4 1 9 0 2 1 0 2 7 3 4 1 3 1 0 1 3 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70

Serve 16 2 8 5 0 1 6 3 0 3 4 1 9 2 3 4 3 0 4 4 2 4 1 0 1 2 4 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 98

Total 56 44 42 37 34 32 32 29 29 28 23 20 20 20 17 17 16 14 12 11 10 9 7 6 6 6 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 596

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Best Spikers Limit: 15.00%

Rk No Name

Team

1 3 Thompson Channon 2 16 Esdelle Krystle 3 8 Randim Darlene 4 8 Matthews Shari 5 2 Wood Anicia 6 9 Flores Tessa Michelle 7 9 Niles Rhe-Ann 8 12 Webster Susan 9 16 Flores Dariana 10 7 Torres Jennifer Marìa Total Tournament

TRI TRI TRI BAR BAR HON BAR AGU HON HON

Team

1 6 Jack Sinead 2 2 Wood Anicia 3 17 Díaz Mariajosse 4 9 Niles Rhe-Ann 5 8 Randim Darlene 6 1 Kinsale Andrea 7 11 Forde Renele 8 13 Smith De-Ann 8 15 Blackman Abby 10 7 Gumbs Janai Total Tournament

TRI BAR HON BAR TRI TRI TRI BAR TRI AGU

12 14 11 9 3 5 11 11 4 194

Total Attempts 23 29 25 23 9 14 5 24 24 7 394

Avg. by set 0.69 0.69 0.58 0.54 0.31 0.31 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.17 2.80

Serve Hits 25 31 28 42 31 9 38 31 28 23 741

Total Attempts 48 50 38 51 42 13 48 36 35 30 954

Avg. by set 1.23 0.75 0.62 0.46 0.38 0.33 0.33 0.31 0.31 0.31 3.92

Shots

39 33 22 42 23 25 24 32 25 18 428

12 11 8 11 10 6 18 17 16 11 216

15 20 19 46 26 35 28 63 53 41 640

Kill Blocks 9 9 7 7 4 4 3 3 3 2 70

Faults

Rebounds

2 6 7 7 2 5 2 10 10 1 130

Best Servers

Rk No Name

Team

1 3 Thompson Channon 2 4 Midence Lesby 3 16 Esdelle Krystle 4 8 Randim Darlene 5 2 Wood Anicia 6 3 Mejía Dulce 7 2 Barahona María Elena 8 10 Lewis Julia 9 13 Smith De-Ann 10 4 Billingy Kelly-Anne Total Tournament

TRI HON TRI TRI BAR HON HON BAR BAR TRI

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Succ. % 59.09 51.56 44.90 42.42 38.98 37.88 34.29 28.57 26.60 25.71 33.33

Faults

Best Blockers

Rk No Name

Total Attempts 66 64 49 99 59 66 70 112 94 70 1,284

Spikes

Aces

26/05/2013 21:52

16 9 8 6 5 4 4 4 4 4 98

Faults 7 10 2 3 6 6 1 3 3 115

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Best Diggers

Rk No Name

Team

1 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 2 4 Midence Lesby 3 8 Rivera Andrea 4 3 Thompson Channon 5 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane 6 16 Flores Dariana 7 8 Matthews Shari 8 7 Shorey Kandia 9 8 Randim Darlene 10 12 Webster Susan Total Tournament

TRI HON HON TRI AGU HON BAR BAR TRI AGU

28 21 9 8 7 6 6 6 6 5 123

Team

1 2 Barahona María Elena 2 4 Billingy Kelly-Anne 3 11 Forde Renele 4 11 Taylor Afila 5 2 Smith Connie 6 5 Blenman Akeelah 7 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae - 1 Kinsale Andrea - 2 Wood Anicia - 3 Thompson Channon Total Tournament

HON TRI TRI BAR AGU BAR TRI TRI BAR TRI

39 34 30 16 32 33 44 33 12 31 657

Total Attempts 72 65 55 32 54 51 57 51 27 46 1,032

Avg. by set 2.15 1.75 0.75 0.62 0.58 0.50 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.42 4.92

Still Sets 229 112 53 183 219 38 13 3 4 2 1,033

Total Attempts 283 149 89 214 256 47 14 3 4 2 1,251

Avg. by set 3.67 2.54 2.38 1.69 1.58 0.38 0.08

Receptions

5 10 16 8 15 12 7 12 9 10 252

Running Sets 44 33 31 22 19 5 1 155

Faults 10 4 5 9 18 4 63

6.20

Best Receivers

Rk No Name

Team

1 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 2 8 Rivera Andrea 3 4 Midence Lesby 4 3 Thompson Channon 5 7 Shorey Kandia 6 6 Leveret Richardson Ludiane 7 16 Flores Dariana 8 10 Lewis Julia - 8 Matthews Shari - 5 Prescott Samantha Total Tournament

TRI HON HON TRI BAR AGU HON BAR BAR TRI

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Faults

Best Setters

Rk No Name

Digs

Limit: 25.00% Excellents

26/05/2013 21:52

38 20 14 12 17 18 11 8 11 7 180

Faults 9 7 3 5 9 9 6 5 5 2 95

Serve Receptions 29 34 41 28 42 75 56 47 36 12 549

Total Attempts 76 61 58 45 68 102 73 60 52 21 824

Eff. % 38.16 21.31 18.97 15.56 11.76 8.82 6.85 5.00

10.32

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

Best Liberos

Rk No Name 1 10 Clifford Courtnee-Mae 2 8 Rivera Andrea 3 7 Shorey Kandia 4 4 Duncan Fleming Marsha

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Team

Excellents

Faults

In play

TRI HON BAR AGU

66 29 23 4

14 23 21 15

68 64 75 17

26/05/2013 21:52

Total attempts 148 116 119 36

Avg. by set 5.08 2.42 1.77 0.33

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 VOLLEYBALL • Teams ranking by skills 2014 Women´s World Championship Qualific. Group I

 Rk Team

Best Spikers Limit: 15.00%

1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 BAR Barbados 3 HON Honduras 4 AGU Anguila Total Tournament

 Rk Team

Total Attempts 288 240 273 153 954

Avg. by set 3.46 2.25 1.69 0.33 3.92

Total Attempts 201 278 254 299 1,032

Avg. by set 3.62 3.50 1.42 1.31 4.92

92 167 204 177 640

Best Blockers Faults

Rebounds

32 39 27 32 130

Best Servers 45 27 22 4 98

Faults 31 24 33 27 115

Best Diggers Digs

1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 HON Honduras 3 AGU Anguila 4 BAR Barbados Total Tournament

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Serve Hits 212 189 218 122 741

47 66 43 60 216

1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 HON Honduras 3 BAR Barbados 4 AGU Anguila Total Tournament

Rk Team

Avg. by set 2.23 2.00 0.83 0.42 2.80

160 115 93 60 428

Aces

41 54 52 47 194

Total Attempts 102 119 89 84 394

Shots

Kill Blocks 29 26 10 5 70

Rk Team

Succ. % 53.51 33.05 27.35 20.20 33.33

Faults

1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 BAR Barbados 3 HON Honduras 4 AGU Anguila Total Tournament

Total Attempts 299 348 340 297 1,284

Spikes

47 42 17 17 123

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Faults 45 63 82 62 252

Receptions 109 173 155 220 657

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Best Setters Running Sets 65 44 27 19 155

Rk Team 1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 HON Honduras 3 BAR Barbados 4 AGU Anguila Total Tournament

 Rk Team

10 14 15 24 63

Still Sets 195 288 282 268 1,033

Total Attempts 270 346 324 311 1,251

Avg. by set 5.00 3.67 2.08 1.58 6.20

Best Receivers Limit: 25.00% Excellents

1 TRI Trinidad & Tobago 2 HON Honduras 3 BAR Barbados 4 AGU Anguila Total Tournament

VIS, version 1.96 (Build 582, 16 pools), © 1992-2012 FIVB

Faults

61 46 36 37 180

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Faults 16 18 21 40 95

Serve Receptions 78 140 152 179 549

Total Attempts 155 204 209 256 824

Eff. % 29.03 13.73 7.18 10.32

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Press Release

Honduras spikes Anguilla for Group I bronze

for the 18th NORCECA ranked Hondurans ver Anguilla, ranked 22nd, after registering a 25-15, 25-12, 25-11 win in their round-robin encounter on Saturday's opening day of the tournament. Webster, speaking after the defeat said she was extremely disappointed with the outcome as she had hoped for a better fight from her team.

ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, May 26, 2013: Captain Tessa Michelle Flores led from the front with a match-high ten points to lead Honduras over Anguilla, 25-9, 25-18, 25-18 in their NORCECA Women’s Second Round Group I qualifier third spot playoff to the 2014 FIVB World Championship. This was in the penultimate match of the two-day four-team tournament at the University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Educational Centre, St Augustine, on Sunday night. In addition to Flores, who had seven kills in her tally, Mariajosse Diaz and Dariana Flores added eight points each in the 64 minutes win for the Central Americans who dominated, 24-15 on spikes, 5-0 on blocks and 15-3 on service aces. For Anguilla, captain Susan Webster had eight points and Rikiesha Leveret, five in the loss. It was the second win in as many meetings

“We now have to go home and start from scratch on the drawing board and try and work on the many things we have to to improve from this tournament,” added Webster. Flores described the victory as a bitter sweet one, saying “We are happy that we won the match to finish third, but disappointed in that we were not among the top two, to qualify automatically for the next round. Justus Connor, the Anguilla coach was also not happy with the level of play from his team. “We did not do as well we should have and this was mainly because of passing and attacking game was not up to standard. Marvin Ulloa, coach of the Honduras team while happy with the win said his team needs to be consistent. “We did not well in each match, we were up and down in our level of play and this can be attributed by the lack of matches at home.” In the gold medal match that followed, host


Press Release

T&T ranked seventh in NORCECA and the four-time Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Asssociation champions came up against Caribbean neighbours Barbados, six-time regional queens with both teams already assured of a spot in the Third Round of NORCECA qualification to Italy. When both teams met in the first match of the competition on Saturday morning, T&T ran away with a 25-12, 25-6, 26-24 victory. By finishing third, Honduras, still has a chance to qualify for Italy, but will only do so, as the best ranked third placed team of all the six Second Round qualifying groups based on the NORCECA ranking on January 1, 2014.


Press Release

Calypso Spikers battle past Barbados for Group I gold

ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, May 26, 2013: Host T&T overcame a determined Barbados 3-1 (2518, 20-25, 25-17, 25-20 to claim the gold medal in their NORCECA Women’s Second Round Group I qualifier to the 2014 FIVB World Championship at the University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Educational Centre, St Augustine, on Sunday night. Going into the match, both teams had already secured their passage to the Third Round of NORCECA qualification after ending the round-robin series as the top two teams, and despite a much improved showing from the Barbadians, than in their first meeting, the more athletic “Calypso Spikers” prevailed in one hours and 27 minutes, to finish the tournament unbeaten. Leading the way for the host, ranked seventh in NORCECA was captain Krystle Esdelle with 20 points, 18 of which was kills and two aces while Channon Thompson added a valuable 19, inclusive of 13 kills and five service aces, and Sinead Jack, ten For Barbados, Serbia-based Serbia captain, Shari Matthews was also her team’s top scorer with 14 points, punctuated by 13 kills while Spain-based Anicia Wood chipped in with 13. Speaking after the match, Matthews first admitted it was the best performance by her team over the two days of the tournament. “We started off very slow on the first day but in the final it was evident that we made a big improvement, but still came up short” ended Matthews. Esdelle, while happy her team won the gold medal was disappointed in the actual performance in the final.


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She added, “Tonight, our key players did not perform and we made too many errors which made the match complicated for us.” Andrew Brathwaite, the Barbadian coach was satisfied with his team’s display as it was much better than their previous matches. “ I expected T&T to play at a much higher level tonight, but for some reason they did not which was good for us and also for the spectators because it made for an entertaining match for the spectators. T&T coach, Francisco Cruz was full of praise for Barbados, who he said made his team work very hard for the win. With respect to his own team Cruz said he was very satisfied with the outcome because at the moment he cannot demand much more.


Bulletin No 5 2014 NORCECA World Championship Qualification Women Round 2 - Group I