Saturday, 13 Jul 2024

U19 Girls Set to Compete Against Brazil for Gold Medal at Pan Am Cup

TULSA, Okla. (July 22, 2022) – The U19 Girls National Team from the United States is making waves at the Pan American Cup. With a dominant 3-0 victory (25-13, 25-22, 25-15) against the Dominican Republic in the semifinals, they have secured their spot in the championship match. The highly-anticipated final against Brazil is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT on Saturday and will be livestreamed on BallerTV.

Despite the USA’s strong performance, the Dominican Republic kept the pressure on, leading to a competitive match. Both teams showed impressive statistics, with the U.S. leading in attacks (39-18) and blocks (4-1), while being tied in aces (6-6) and scoring errors (25 each).

U.S. Head Coach Jamie Morrison expressed his satisfaction with the tough competition, stating, “It was nice to be pushed. The Dominicans have always been a good rival of the United States. I was happy they pushed us a little bit. We got to learn some things about our team. I’m sure tomorrow night will be a battle.”

Top performers for Team USA included outside hitter Harper Murray with 10 points, middle blocker Julia Blyashov with 9 points, and opposite Abigail Mullen with 8 points. Dominican opposite Ariana Rodriguez led all scorers with 14 points.

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Looking ahead to the final match against Brazil, team captain Maggie Mendelson shared her excitement, saying, “We played them in a scrimmage our first night here. I am super excited to get another try. We’re going to bring a lot of energy, and it should be a fun game.”

With this impressive performance, the U.S. Girls U19 National Team is ready to give their all in pursuit of the gold medal. Stay tuned for an exciting showdown between the U.S. and Brazil.

FAQs

Q: When is the championship match between the U.S. and Brazil?
The championship match between the U.S. Girls U19 National Team and Brazil is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT on Saturday.

Q: Where can I watch the livestream of the championship match?
The championship match will be livestreamed on BallerTV.

Summary

The U.S. Girls U19 National Team has advanced to the championship match of the Pan American Cup after a convincing semifinal win against the Dominican Republic. They will face off against Brazil in a highly-anticipated showdown for the gold medal. The U.S. team has shown exceptional skills throughout the tournament, leading in key statistical categories such as attacks and blocks. Head Coach Jamie Morrison is pleased with the team’s performance and views the challenging match against the Dominicans as a valuable learning experience. The U.S. team is now eagerly preparing to take on Brazil and bring their high energy and skills to the final. Don’t miss this exciting match!