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NORCECA: Women's 2011 Continental Cup Championship Final

Norceca continental women finals

The 2011 NORCECA Continental Cup Championship wraps up these next couple days down in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Canada finished second in their pool (1-1) behind the United States (2-0). Cuba and Puerto Rico also won their respective pools and did so with a greater margin than the United States securing themselves spots in the semi finals. USA was then sent into the quarter final round where they defeated Mexico 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-19). Canada faced off against Dominican Republic in the other semi final and ended up losing 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-21).

Canada will play Mexico for fifth place in the tournament tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. EST (1:00 p.m. PST) while the two semi final matches take place afterwards.

5th Place Match

Canada Canada vs. Mexico Mexico 1-3 (25-22, 23-25, 18-25, 22-25)

Semi Final Matches

Cuba Cuba vs. USA USA 0-3 (20-25, 17-25, 13-25)
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0-3 (16-25, 23-25, 22-25)

More matches, results and (hopefully) live streams after the jump.

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NORCECA: Women's 2011 Continental Cup Championship

Norceca continental women

Just as with the men last week, it is now time for the Women's NORCECA Continental Cup Championship.  The winner of this event will going to the FIVB World Cup in Japan a few months from now in November.  This tournament runs from the 12th - 17th of September with three pools of group play beginning tomorrow in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Pool A

Mexico Mexico
Costa Rica Costa Rica
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Pool B

Canada Canada
USA United States
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago

Pool C

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Cuba Cuba
Panama Panama

Check back to Kill on Two for matches, results and scores.

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NORCECA: Men's 2011 Continental Cup Championship

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The Canadian Men's Indoor Volleyball Team is currently down in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico competing in the 2011 Men's NORCECA Continental Championship.  They are one of the top 8 teams in the NORCECA region competing in this event that runs from August 29th to September 3rd 2011.  The winner of this event will qualify for the FIVB Volleyball World Cup this November in Japan.  The World Cup is the first event that is part of the London 2012 Olympic qualification.  These eight teams are split up into two pools for pool play before the elimination rounds.  Those pools are:

Group A

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Canada Canada
Mexico Mexico
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

Group B

Cuba Cuba
USA USA
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Costa Rica Costa Rica

Match results and brackets for the elimination round after the jump.

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FIVB World League Qualifier: Canada vs. Puerto Rico (Live Video)

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Kill on Two is on the road once again.  Earlier this week we found ourselves in Hamilton watching the Canadian Women's National Volleyball team in an exhibition game against The Netherlands.  Today Alex and I are in Kingston Ontario to watch the Men's National Team play.  After defeating Slovakia earlier in the summer, the Canadian Men's Indoor Volleyball Team has one team in between them and a spot in the 2012 FIVB World League.  That team is Puerto Rico and Canada will be playing the two game qualification series this weekend at the K Rock Centre in Kingston.

Game 1: Saturday August 20th, 2011. 7:00 p.m. EST

Canada Canada vs. Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Game 2: Sunday August 21st, 2011. 7:00 p.m. EST

Canada Canada vs. Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Live video stream after the jump.

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