Colombia gets a ticket to the quarterfinals by beating Mexico

CHICLAYO, Peru, July 10, 2019 - Colombia won a 3-0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-14) to Mexico, securing the ticket to the quarterfinals of the XVIII Pan American Women's Major, staying in third place in group B.

Wednesday 10 de July del 2019 18:00 PM

The Colombians left concentrated and put pressure on the service, leaving no possibility of attack to their Mexican rivals, which will remain in Chiclayo, playing to define the posts from 7 to 10.

Melissa Ranger scored 17 points to lead Colombia, Amanda Coneo was 16 and 10 from Ana Karina Olaya with 10. For Mexico, Yarenia Gutiérrez scored 8 points.

Colombia was better in everything, attack 45-17, block 9-1 and serve 7-2, with 14 errors from Mexico and 12 from Colombia.

María Alejandra Marín, captain of Colombia: "We are really happy, our goal was to advance to the next round and today we achieved it. We know that the other group is strong, but we are prepared, we hope to move forward and continue giving the best of ourselves ".

Antonio Rizola, coach of Colombia: "Our goal is to be among the first three, if you can not be the first, if you are among the top three. We wanted to change the city, the adversaries there are also strong and that will help us because we will face other teams. "

"We believe we can do something big. The teams we face here are strong too, but in the last two games we looked good. We played four sets in a row and we won 25-8, the team kept the concentration and we left very strong today, "said Rizola.

Colombia was in third place in group B and will face the second of A that defines tonight in Trujillo, the city that will host the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals will be played from Friday.

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