Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Women's Volleyball Team Swept by China at Worlds

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Women's Volleyball Team Swept by China at Worlds

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Canada falls short against China

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SAPPORO, Japan - Canada fell to 0-3 at the women's volleyball world championship with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-13) loss against top-ranked China on Tuesday.

It was the third straight three-set loss for No. 19-ranked Canada.

Kiera Van Ryk of New Westminster, B.C., led Canada with 11 points. Emily Maglio of Cranbrook, B.C., added nine.

"We fought, especially in the first two sets," said Canada coach Marcello Abbondanza. "We had maybe a chance to take a set, but when you're playing against players with such experience it's complicated. I'm happy with what I saw, and I hope this is a good start for our remaining two matches (against Cuba and Bulgaria), which are very important for us. …

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