CALGARY, Canada, July 2, 2022 – Reigning world champions Serbia defeated Canada 3-1 (25-20, 25-14, 20-25, 25-22) in a match of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League at 7 Chiefs Sportsplex.
The Serbians started strong, and raced out to a two-sets-to-none lead, before Canada found its game and showed its fighting spirit extending the match with a third set victory and a close fourth.
Kiera Van Ryk led red-and-white with 19 points, just ahead of Emily Maglio who posted a 2022 VNL personal-best 16 points.
The Canadian women’s team is now 4-6. With four wins, and two games to go, Canada is one victory back of eighth-place Thailand who currently hold the last berth in the Final Round.
Next up for the Canadians is a showdown with Germany Saturday at 8 pm.