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Silver for VI @ ECVA Senior Women’s Volleyball C/Ships in SXM

Silver for VI @ ECVA Senior Women’s Volleyball C/Ships in SXM

The Virgin Islands (VI) had to settle for silver at the ECVA Senior Women’s Volleyball Championships in St Maarten, as they were overpowered by St Lucia in the final last night, October 16, 2022.

The ladies from the Virgin Islands, making their first appearance at a regional championship since 2014 and seeded 9th in the championships, overcame the odds to reach the final, but found St Lucia a bridge too far.

The VI lost 17-25, 10-25, 13-25 at LB Scott Sports Auditorium. The VI had also lost to St Lucia in straight sets in their opening game of the championship.

Antigua won bronze after defeating hosts St Maarten in the third-place game.

Sharonda A. Pickering picked up two individual awards, including Best Blocker of the championship.

The VI team returns home today.

An official welcome home ceremony has been planned for the silver medalist team at TB Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island at 11:50 am.


The VI lost 17-25, 10-25, 13-25 at LB Scott Sports Auditorium to take the silver. Antigua won the bronze medal after disposing of hosts St Maarten.


The VI ladies, making their first appearance at a regional championship since 2014, overcame hosts St Maarten at LB Scott Sports Auditorium last night, October 15, 2022.


The Virgin Islands team play for gold against St Lucia from 8:00 pm today, October 16, 2022.


Team Virgin Islands have advanced in volleyball action of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Senior Women’s Tournament currently being held in Phillipsburg, Sint Maarten, from October 12-17, 2022.


Antigua and Barbuda’s middle blocker, Nyota Peters (right), carried the team’s scoring responsibility with a game high 33 points. Rosemarie Simon (pictured left) goes up for a block.

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