St. Kitts and Nevis Female Volleyball Team Places Second In The EVCA-FIVB World Cup Qualifying Tournament
Sports Update By: T. Chapman
Photo Caption: Team SKN Volleyball Team
Marigot St. Martin, November 2, 2016 – Over the weekend Team St. Kitts and Nevis participated in the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association, FIVB World Cup Qualifying Tournament in St. Martin. There they competed against Saba, St. Martin and St. Eustatius.
Photo Caption: Scores from the games.
Having beaten Saba to advance to finals, Team SKN knew that a gold medal and bragging rights were at stake. St. Kitts and Nevis were up against St. Martin in the final, the only team that had beaten them in the preliminary games. While they played their best, they were beaten by host country and Champions St. Martin in a three set thriller. Scores were as follows: 25-22, 25-23, 26-24. Team SKN finished (2nd) second.
Team St. Martin were led by Jacqueline Hodge who posted 19 points and dished out 11 blocks.
Photo Caption: Best Blocker, Shanica Dyer
Despite, the loss Team St. Kitts gave their all as they were led by Shanica Dyer with 8 points. Dyer also copped the Best Blocker award while fellow team mate Genelle Lake copped the Best Outside Spiker award.
Photo Caption: Best Outside Spider, Genelle Lake
According to Norceca.Net Coach Collins and Captain Henry were gracious in defeat and took solace in the fact that they advanced to the second round. Henry also indicated that Team St. Kitts and Nevis will be back.