Argentina Breezes Past Trinidad & Tobago

June 27, 2009, 7:35 p.m. (ET)

MIAMI, Fla. (June 27, 2009) – Argentina evened its win-loss record at 1-1 following its 25-6, 25-15-25-8 over Trinidad & Tobago on the second day of action in Pool B of the Eighth Women’s Pan American Cup at the U.S. Century Bank Arena in Florida International University.

Yamila Nizetich topped Argentina with 12 points including two aces and one block and Lucia Fresco added 11 tallies with two aces and a pair of blocks. Darlene Ramdin and Krystle Esdelle scored six points apiece for Trinidad & Tobago. The Argentineans outscored their opponents 8-1 in the service aces category.

“We could have played better with our complete team,” said Nicholson Drakes, the coach of Trinidad & Tobago. “Some key players are still to arrive here.”

“We take all the matches with responsibility no matter who is the opponent,” said Horacio Bastit, the coach of Argentina. “Our team depends on rhythm and volume so it is important for us to continue playing and improving.”