Brazil bounced back from a five-set upset to Germany with a four-set win over Mexico, meanwhile the Netherlands and Serbia stayed perfect on the tournament with sweeps of the Dominican Republic and Germany.
Brazil secured its spot in the second round, while Kazakhstan was eliminated in Pool D on Wednesday. Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Serbia all won in sweeps.
The Puerto Rican Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female team’s roster for the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship
Columbia rallied to edge Puerto Rico in five sets for fifth place, despite outside hitter Daly Santana’s 29 point effort. Meanwhile, Cuba’s Ailama Cese’s 31 points guided her team to seventh place at the Pan American Cup.
Puerto Rico had a sizable advantage in block and serve in downing Peru as they will meet Colombia for a top five finish.
Aiyana Abukusomo-Whitney’s 20 points spearheaded the American effort as they move on to the semifinals.
Five setters were the story of the day in Pool B on Monday as both Trinidad & Tobago and the United States rallied to force tiebreak sets, but neither could finish the comeback, falling to Puerto Rico and Cuba respectively.
The Dominican Republic gave the home fans something to cheer about by winning Group A with a sweep of Puerto Rico in Sunday’s finale.