Canada upsets Turkey in Women’s NL

CALGARY, Canada, June 29, 2022 – Canada scored an upset victory over Turkey to start at home the third and final week of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League.

Despite giving away 31 points via unforced errors, the home girls took the victory in four sets 3-1 (25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 25-23). Canada improved to 4-5 in the standings while Turkey fell to 5-4.

The Canadians held a slight advantage in attacks 54-51 and serves 6-5 but overwhelmed their opponents in blocks 14-4.

Alexa Gray and Kiera Van Ryk led Canada with 22 and 20 points while Hillary Howe added 14 in the victory.

Ebrar Karakurt led all the players in the match with 23 points for the losers. Zehra Gunes also reached double figures with 15 points.

Canada celebrates huge win over Turkey at Women’s VNL