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Canada overpowers Korea in Pool C play


Korea no match for Canada in Friday's game.

Mississauga, Canada, June, 14, 2013 – Canada swept Korea in three sets of their Pool C FIVB Match at the Hershey Centre on Friday 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-18.)

Canada over-powered the Korean team with a perfectly synchronized block defense combination.

Korea started set one with some promise, but Canada regained its composure and confidence to win by six points.  Canada's Dallas Soonias and captain Fred Winters contributed five points each in the set.

Canada's confidence continued into the second set as they made quick work of the Koreans with late-set substitution Nick Hoag, son of coach Glenn Hoag, helping his team with the game-winning point. 

The third set was a closer competition at first, but still Canada managed to finish the match off in three.

Captain Fred Winters had a 14-point match, leading Canada in scoring. 

Kwang-In Jeon led Korea's scoring with 17.

The match brings Canada's Pool C win/loss record to three to two, while Korean has two wins and three losses. The two teams play again tomorrow night at 7 pm (Eastern) at the Hershey Centre.  


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