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FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, Day 5: Brazil, China, USA all two-from-two in Group 1 to start 2015 tournament

 
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 4, 2015 - Brazil, China and USA each won their second match from as many starts to top Pools A, B and C respectively after Day 5 of the 2015 World Grand Prix.Netherlands are first in Pool J, also unbeaten with two wins, Puerto Rico share the same honour at the top of Pool K while Colombia and Kenya have done the same to be first in Pool P and Pool Q, respectively.

Key Points

• Turkey's Neriman Ozsoy scored a game-high 25 points, but Karsta Lowe's 23 points helped USA to a 3-1 (25-20, 17-25, 25-16, 25-21) win in Pool C.


• Ana Carolina Da Silva scored six points from blocks in Brazil's 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-19) win against Serbia in Pool A.

• Russia made light work of Dominican Republic, combining for 16 points as a team from blocks in their 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-8) Pool B win.

• Mexico's Dulce Carranza scored a tournament-high 28 points in their five-set (25-20, 22-25, 25-14, 21-25, 15-13) win against Algeria in Pool Q.

• Canada also enjoyed strong blocking, with 18 points coming for them as a team from blocks in their 3-2 (18-25, 25-14, 25-14, 20-25, 15-13) win against Bulgaria in Pool K, with Tabitha Love scoring a game-high 24 points.

Top scoring performances
• 28 - Dulce Carranza of Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 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 - 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 - 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 - Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 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
• 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 Australia (July 4)
• 7 – Katarina Osadchuk of Australia v Algeria (July 3)
• 7 – Ivonne Daniela Montano of Colombia v Peru (June 27)
• 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 – 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)
• 18 - Canada v Bulgaria (July 4)
• 17 - Mexico v Algeria (July 4)
• 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 - 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 - 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
• 10 – Cuba v Kazakhstan (July 3)
• 10 - Kazakhstan v Cuba (June 28)
• 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)

Highest set score
• Day 1: Kazakhstan v Algeria, 25-23; Peru v Kenya, 25-23 (June 26)
• Day 2: Kazakhstan v Australia, 25-21; Peru v Colombia, 25-22; Mexico v Kenya, 25-21 (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)

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

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