Germany edges Canada, both have 4-7 records

CALGARY, Canada, July 2, 2022 – Germany won a close match against host Canada 3-1 (25-19, 19-25, 27-25, 25-23) in the penultimate day of the third and last week of the preliminary round of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League on Saturday night.

Both teams have 4-7 win-loss records.

Canada killed its chances of a victory by committing an astonishing 32 errors to only 14 by the Germans. The Canadians led in attacks (64-53) and blocks (11-4) and the Germans led in serves I7-3).

Hanna Orthmann led Germany with 21 points, and Ivana Vankak and Camila Weitzel contributed 15 and 12 points to the victory.

Alexa Gray and Kiera Van Ryk finished with 26 and 22 points, respectively, for Canada. Jennifer Cross added 12 in the loss.

Libero- Arielle Palermo of Canada in action against Germany