Bangkok Glass sweeps winless PSL-F2
Bangkok Glass claimed its lone win in the FIVB Women’s Club World Championship at the expense of PSL-F2 Logistics Manila, 25-16, 25-23, 25-20, Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.
The Thai club settled for 7th place while the host finished in eighth and last place.
“Today we are really happy we won our last game here in the Philippines, but today was really difficult,” said Bangkok Glass head coach Porncha Kittipong. “Everybody played good and we’re really happy we did a good job today.”
Kittipong was impressed with how PSL-F2 Logistics played them in the blocking department.
PSL-F2 Logistics scored on seven of its blocks while Bangkok Glass managed just four but the Thai club enjoyed a 47-37 advantage in spikes.
Moro Branislav, the head coach of PSL-F2 Logistics, fielded in his seven local players in the third set to finish the match.
Ashley Frazier led Bangkok Glass with 12 points while Thi Ngoc Hoa Nguyen and team captain Pleumjit Thinkaow added 11 points apiece.
Jaja Santiago led the hosts with 11 points while Lindsay Stalzer added eight.
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