Bansley and Maloney complete another strong run on FIVB World Tour for ninth place

STARE JABLONKI, Poland- Heather Bansley and Liz Maloney of Toronto completed another solid run on the FIVB World Tour beach volleyball circuit on Friday to collect a second consecutive top-10 finish.

 The Canadians lost their second round playoff match 21-15, 21-10 to third-seeds Chen Xue and Xi Zhang of China who have reached the podium at three of the last four World Tour stops they have entered.

Last week, Bansley and Maloney earned a career high seventh place at the stop in Quebec City. This week they won their two qualifying matches, went 2-1 in the main draw round robin and opened the playoffs with a victory.

They earned $4,000 in prize money for this week’s performance.

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