Australia still after elusive win against Trinidad & Tobago


Lausanne, Switzerland, July 9, 2017 - Australia are still seeking their first ever win in the history of the FIVB World Grand Prix when they meet Trinidad & Tobago in Aguascalientes Sunday. The Caribbean side, who are debuting in the competition this year, are also after their first win, following defeats to Hungary and Mexico.

• Australia and Trinidad & Tobago will meet for the first time at a major tournament.
• Australia can claim their first World Grand Prix win against a NORCECA side.

• Australia are hoping to claim their first win in the World Grand Prix. This campaign, they lost 3-1 to both Mexico and Hungary.
• Australia have won at least one set in their last three matches in the World Grand Prix, their longest such streak in the competition.
• Australia have won the opening set in two of their last three World Grand Prix matches. In their first 19 matches in the competition they only managed to do so once.
• Rachel Rourke is Australia's top scorer so far after scoring a staggering 28 points against Mexico and eight points against Hungary.

Trinidad & Tobago
• Trinidad & Tobago have lost their first two matches in the World Grand Prix, a 3-0 defeat to Hungary and a 3-1 defeat to Mexico.
• In their second match against Mexico, Krystle Esdelle (15) and Sinead Jack (11) became the first players to score 10 or more points for Trinidad & Tobago in a single World Grand Prix match.
• Sinead Jack has scored eight points from stuff blocks so far this campaign.


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