Canadian Men And Women Take Gold In Final NORCECA Event Of 2016

  0 Carly DeMarque | November 29th, 2016 | Beach, Pro, Pro Beach

In the final stop of the 2016 NORCECA circuit in Trinidad & Tobago, Melissa Humana-Parede/Jamie Broder and Sam Schachter/Sam Pedlow of Canada took gold in both the men’s and women’s side of the tournament.

There were many new match ups for the tournament, including women’s victors Jamie Broder and Melissa Humana-Paredes. Since winning back in 2012 Emily Day and Summer Ross have engaged in new partners, Day with Brooke Sweat and Ross with Kimberly DiCello.

Women’s Tournament

Humana-Paredes/Broder took down DiCello/Ross of the United States in a three set match up. The Canadians fought back from an 0-1 deficit to take the crown over the Americas, 17-21, 21-16, 15-12 in one hour and six minutes.

This is the second consecutive victory at the event in Trinidad & Tobago, when she was paired with Kristina Valjas, winning in 2013 and 2015. Humana-Paredes took the 2014 year victory alongside Taylor Pichske.

To take the bronze medal, Sweat/Day of the United States battled through three sets to take down Cuban pair, Yanisleidis Sanchez and Lidiannis Echeverris, 21-15, 21-23, 15-10.

Final Women’s Positions

1.Canada-A, 2.United States-B, 3.United States-A, 4.Cuba, 5.Canada-B, 6.Guatemala, 7.Costa Rica, 8.Trinidad & Tobago, 9.U.S. Virgin Islands, 10.Grenada, 11.Antigua, 12.Anguilla.

Men’s Tournament

Schachter/Pedlow took gold over Cubans Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio Gonzalez in two sets, 21-18, 21-19.

This is the first victory of the year for the Canadian pair, shutting down the Cuban powerhouse duo who were out to win their fourth NORCECA event of the year.

Taking the bronze medal was Karell Pena and Daisel Quesada handedly in two sets over Americans William Allen and Theodore Brunner, 21-12, 21-12.

Final Men’s positions

1.Canada-A, 2.Cuba-A, 3. Cuba-B, 4.United States-A, 5.United States-B, 6. Canada-B, 7.Trinidad & Tobago-A, 8.Guatemala, 9.Dominican Republic, 10.U.S. Virgin Islands, 11.El Salvador, 12.Trinidad & Tobago-B, 13.Honduras, 14.Suriname, 15.Trinidad & Tobago-C, 16.St Kitts & Nevis, 17.Grenada, 18.Anguilla

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About Carly DeMarque

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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