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Brazil, China and USA complete weekend sweep in Group 1

 
Pool B action wrapped up in Ningbo, China
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 6, 2015 – Brazil, China and USA completed the weekend with a sweep of their matches in Pools A, B and C, respectively, in Group 1 of the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix.

Meanwhile, Netherlands are on top of Pool J with nine points, while Puerto Rico edged Poland by a single point to top Pool K despite their five-set loss to Bulgaria in Group 2. In Group 3, debutants Colombia are in fine form with a flawless string of victories in Pool P, while Kenya are gaining ground by winning all their matches in Pool Q.

Key Points

• Juciely Cristina Barretto had five blocks for Brazil to outscore their opponents, who only had two blocks in the match.
• Zhu Ting of China scored 29 points to win the scoring contest against Nataliya Goncharova of Russia, who had 21 points.
• USA top scorer Krista Vansant had a complete scoring game with 18 attacks, two blocks and two aces against Belgium.
• Netherlands converted 10 points from the service line, four of which came from Yvon Belien.
• Karina Ocasio, Stephanie Enright and Aurea Cruz each had a prolific scoring game by hitting the 20th point mark against Bulgaria.
• Colombia still prevailed despite the 31-point effort of Melissa Vargas for Cuba.
• Ruth Jepngetich scored seven of Kenya’s 20 blocks against Algeria.

Top scoring performances
• 31 – Melissa Vargas of Cuba v Colombia (July 5)
• 28 – Zhu Ting of China v Russia (July 5)
• 28 - Dulce Carranza of Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 26 – Karina Ocasio of Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5)
• 26 – Mercy Moim of Kenya v Algeria (July 5)
• 25 – Nataliya Goncharova of Russia v China (July 5)
• 25 - Neriman Ozsoy of Turkey v USA (July 4)
• 24 - Karina Ocasio of Puerto Rico v Poland (July 4)
• 24 - Tabitha Love of Canada v Bulgaria (July 4)
• 23 – Dulce Carranza of Mexico v Australia (July 5)
• 23 – Sarina Koga of Japan v Serbia (July 5)
• 23 - Karsta Lowe of USA v Turkey (July 4)
• 23 - Melissa Teresa Vargas Abreu of Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• 23 - Melissa Teresa Vargas Abreu of Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• 22 – Krista Vansant of USA v Belgium (July 5)
• 22 – Marta Drpa of Serbia v Japan (July 5)
• 22 - Andrea Rangel of Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 22 - Eva Yaneva of Bulgaria v Canada (July 4)
• 22 – Judith Pietersen of Netherlands v Czech Republic (June 26)
• 22 – Angela Leyva of Peru v Kenya (June 26)
• 21 - Zhu Ting of China v Germany (July 4)
• 21 - Safia Boukhima of Algeria v Mexico (July 4)
• 20 – Angela Leyva of Peru v Colombia (June 27)
• 20 – Andrea Rangel of Mexico v Kenya (June 27)
• 20 – Nataliya Goncharova of Russia v Germany (July 3)

Top scoring performances by team
• 108 – Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5)
• 108 – Kenya v Algeria (July 5)
• 108 - Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 106 – Bulgaria v Puerto Rico (July 5)
• 106 – Algeria v Australia (July 3)
• 106 – Kenya v Mexico (June 27)
• 103 - Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• 103 – Thailand v Serbia (July 3)
• 100 – Australia v Algeria (July 3)
• 100 – USA v Italy (July 3)
• 100 – Serbia v Thailand (July 3)
• 99 - Kazakhstan v Cuba (June 28)
• 94 – Peru v Colombia (June 27)
• 92 – Mexico v Kenya (June 27)

Top blocking performances
• 10 – Zuzanna Efimienko of Poland v Canada (July 5)
• 9 – Agnieszka Kakolewska of Poland v Bulgaria (July 3)
• 9 - Daymara Lescay Cajigal of Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• 7 - Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Algeria (July 5)
• 7 - Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Australia (July 4)
• 7 – Katarina Osadchuk of Australia v Algeria (July 3)
• 7 – Ivonne Daniela Montano of Colombia v Peru (June 27)
• 6 – Alena Rojas of Cuba v Colombia (July 5)
• 6 - Zuzzanna Efimienko of Poland v Puerto Rico (July 4)
• 6 - Sharice Marcelle of Canada v Bulgaria
• 6 - Mira Todorova of Bulgaria v Canada (July 4)
• 6 - Ana Carolina Da Silva of Brazil v Serbia (July 4)
• 5 – Sophie Godfrey of Australia v Mexico (July 5)
• 5 – Yuan Xinyue of China v Russia (July 5)
• 5 – Juciely Cristina Barreto of Brazil v Thailand (July 5)
• 5 – Marie Scholzel of Germany v Dominican Republic (July 5)
• 5 – Samanta Fabris of Croatia v Mexico (July 3)
• 5 – Ruth Jepngetich of Kenya v Mexico (July 3)
• 5 – Ana Carolina da Silva of Brazil v Japan (July 3)
• 5 – Mina Popovic of Serbia v Thailand (July 3)
• 5 - Cindy Maria Ramirez of Colombia v Kenya (June 28)
• 5 – Sana Anarkulova of Kazakhstan v Australia (June 27)

Top blocking performances by team
• 21 – Poland v Bulgaria (July 3)
• 20 – Kenya v Algeria (July 5)
• 19 – Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5)
• 18 - Canada v Bulgaria (July 4)
• 17 – Poland v Canada (July 5)
• 17 - Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 16 – Germany v Dominican Republic (July 5)
• 16 - Russia v Dominican Republic (July 4)
• 16 – Algeria v Australia (July 3)
• 16 – Brazil v Japan (July 3)
• 16 – Colombia v Peru (June 27)
• 15 – China v Russia (July 5)
• 15 - Puerto Rico v Poland (July 4)
• 15 – Serbia v Thailand (July 3)
• 15 – Peru v Colombia (June 27)
• 14 - Bulgaria v Canada  (July 4)
• 14 - Kenya v Australia (July 4)
• 14 – Russia v Germany (July 3)
• 14 – Italy v USA (July 3)
• 13 – USA v Italy (July 3)
• 13 - Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• 13 – Mexico v Kenya (June 27)
• 13 – Kazakhstan v Australia (June 27)

Top serving performances
• 7 – Jennifer Alvarez of Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• 5 – Stephanie Enright of Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5)
• 5 – Michaela Mjlenkova of Czech Republic v Argentina (July 5)
• 5 - Carla Rueda of Peru v Cuba (July 4)
• 5 – Melissa Vargas of Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• 5 – Angela Leyva of Peru v Kenya (June 26)

Top serving performances by team
• 11 – Algeria v Kenya (July 5)
• 10 – Colombia v Cuba (July 5)
• 10 – Czech Republic v Argentina (July 5)
• 10 – Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• 10 - Kazakhstan v Cuba (June 28)
• 9 – Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5)
• 9 – Poland v Canada (July 5)
• 9 - Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• 9 – Cuba v Algeria (June 27)
• 9 – Cuba v Australia (June 26)
• 9 – Kenya v Mexico (June 27)

Highest scorer by round
• Day 1: 22 – Angela Leyva of Peru v Kenya (June 26)
• Day 2: 20 – Andrea Rangel of Mexico v Kenya (June 27);  Angela Leyva of Peru v Colombia (June 27)
• Day 3: 23 - Melissa Teresa Vargas Abreu of Cuba v Kazakhstan (June 28)
• Day 4: 23 – Melissa Teresa Vargas Abreu of Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• Day 5: 28 - Dulce Carranza of Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• Day 6: 31 – Melissa Vargas of Cuba v Colombia (July 5)

Highest set score
• Day 1: Kazakhstan v Algeria, 25-23; Peru v Kenya, 25-23 (June 26)
• Day 2: Peru v Colombia, 25-22 (June 27)
• Day 3: Kazakhstan v Cuba, 26-24 (June 28)
• Day 4: Brazil v Japan, 27-25 (July 3)
• Day 5: Peru v Cuba, 25-23 (July 4)
• Day 6: Japan v Serbia, 28-26; Poland v Canada, 28-26 (July 5)

Highest scoring matches
• Day 1: Kazakhstan v Algeria (June 26) (25-22, 25-17, 25-20) – 135 
• Day 2: Mexico v Kenya (June 27) (16-25, 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 9-15) – 198 
• Day 3: Kazakhstan v Cuba (June 28) (25-16, 12-25, 26-24, 21-25, 25-13) – 212 
• Day 4: Algeria v Australia (July 3) (25-18, 25-23, 21-25, 20-25, 15-10) – 207 
• Day 5: Mexico v Algeria (July 4) (25-20, 22-25, 25-14, 21-25, 15-13) – 205
• Day 6: Puerto Rico v Bulgaria (July 5) (19-25, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18, 14-16) - 214


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