Americans Best Canada For Third Place Finish

  0 Carly DeMarque | September 19th, 2016 | Beach, News, Pro, Pro Beach


American duo Bourne/Hyden defeat Canadian pair Saxton/Schalk 2-0 (21-14, 22-20)

The first set started off all Bourne/Hyden, starting off the match leading 9-5. The Canadians, came back slightly to within two at 9-11, but couldn’t hold on as the Americans went on a 10-3 run to finish out the first set 21-14.

The Americans started the second set similarly to the first, coming out to at 9-5 lead over the Canadians. However, they could not hold on to their lead, letting the Canadian pair go on a 10-6 run, tying the second at 15 all. From there is was a back and forth point exchange. With the set tied at 20-20, the American’s finished off the set on a Bourne monster block and Hyden attack, taking the match and third place 22-20.

The American’s claim the third place prize of $20,000, and have won three of four matches against the Canadian pair.



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Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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