Former Rainbow Wahine Maglio Helps Lead Team Canada To Pan Am Cup Semifinals
Former UH indoor and beach volleyball player Emily Maglio made the travel squad for the Canadian National women's indoor volleyball team and is playing in the Pan American Cup in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
(Hawaii Athletics) - Former Rainbow Wahine indoor and beach volleyball All-American Emily Maglio has made the Canadian national indoor women's volleyball team and is competing this week at the Pan American Cup tournament in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Maglio has helped Team Canada sweep through Pool A with a 3-0 record to advance straight to the semifinals on Friday, July 13.
Maglio is one of four middle hitters on the squad. In three matches, she has notched 29 points to average 9.6 points per match. In Canada's opening match against Peru, she recorded 12 points as Canada recorded the sweep (25-21, 25-12, 25-17). She followed that performance by leading her team with five blocks and finished with 11 points as Canada dominated Costa Rica in straight sets (25-10, 25-10, 25-7). On Tuesday, Canada swept the host team, Dominican Republic (25-23, 25-14, 25-20), who is ranked No. 9 in the FIVB world rankings. In the final game of pool play, Maglio contributed six points en route to the win.
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