Brandonite Lisa Barclay had seven kills and one block to help Canada beat Peru 3-1 to open the Pan American Cup women’s volleyball championship Wednesday in Mexico City.
Canada, with Brandon University Bobcats women’s volleyball coach Lee Carter serving as an assistant, posted a 25-18, 26-24, 23-25, 25-20 victory over Peru.
The 21-year-old Barclay, a CIS championship MVP with the UBC Thunderbirds, started all four sets at left side for Canada, which is off today and faces Cuba on Friday. Canada is currently playing without Dauphin native Tabi Love, who is nursing an ankle injury.
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