Dominican Republic Defeats Germany

June 11, 2024 .- Dominican Republic defeated Germany 3-1 (26-24, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21) in the first match of Week 3 of the Volleyball Nations League in Hong Kong, China.

The Dominican Republic currently sits in 11th place with a record of 3-6. Their next opponent will be Turkey, the reigning VNL champions.

Dominican Republic had a slight edge in attacks (52-51) and conceded fewer points from  errors (21-26). Both teams were even in blocks (11-11) and aces (8-8).

The Dominican offense was led by its two outside hitters, Yonkaira Peña and Madeline Guillen. Peña scored 18 points, and Guillen added 16 points. Opposite hitter Alondra Tapia contributed 15 points.

Middle blocker Camilla Weitzel led Germany with 18 points, and opposite Emilia Weske scored 15 points.