Canada tied for fourth in group A at women’s Pan Am Cup

 CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (July 15, 2012) – Canada lost to Puerto Rico 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 on Sunday in round robin action at the Pan Am Cup women’s volleyball tournament.

With the loss, Canada’s record stands at one win and three losses while Puerto Rico joins the Canadians in fourth spot in group A with its first win of the tournament. The Canadians loss their opening two matches against powerhouses USA and Dominican Republic before bouncing Colombia on Saturday.

Sarah Pavan of Kitchener, Ont., led Canada with 17 points which included four points on blocks and a service ace.  Jaimie Thibeault of Sylvan Lake, Alta., added eight.

The Canadians face another tough challenge on Monday against Cuba.

Canadian team for the Pan Am Cup women’s volleyball tournament July 12-20, 2012 in Ciudad, Mexico:



Jaimie Thibeault, Full-Time Training Centre (Winnipeg), Sylvan Lake, AB

Alicia Perrin, Trinity Western University, Creston, BC

Jennifer Cross, University of Michigan, Scarborough, ON

Rebecca Pavan, University of Kentucky Kitchener, ON



Kelci French, Trinity Western University, Okotoks, AB

Jaclyn Ellis, Univeristy of Alberta, Mississauga, ON


Left Sides:

Brittney Page, Sollentuna VK, (Sweden), Vernon, BC

Shanice Marcelle, University of British Columbia, Victoria, BC

Lisa Barclay, University of British Columbia, Brandon, MB

Marie-Pier Murray-Methot, Val-de-Travers (Switzerland), Quebec City, QC


Right Side:

Sarah Pavan, Villa Cortese (Italy), Kitchener, ON



Janie Guimond, Sport Club Municpal Craiova (Romania), Becancour, QC


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