USA win in three sets against Mexico


A powerful spike by Andrew Benesh against Mexico.

Mexicali, Mexico, September 16, 2015 - The United States won in three sets against hosts Mexico by scores of 25-23, 25-17 and 25-17 at the Mexicali State Auditorium.

Fey Kupono scored 13 points for the American team, while Andrew Benesh finished with 8. Richard Gevis, Jr. and captain John Hatch closed with 7 points each.

Ridl Alexis Garay Nava. Enrique Ugalde and Alan Gabriel Martinez, topped for the locals with 9 units apiece.

Service was the key for USA, after the team coached by Daniel Friend aced 6 times (2 by Jennings Franciskovic) against only 1 (Ugalde) by Mexico.

Daniel Friend's streak against Mexican teams improved to 2-1 in international duels, since the Lewis University coach has taken the national age groups squads for international tournaments for the last three years.


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