Canadians Taylor Pischke and Melissa Humana captured gold medals in the NORCECA finale double gender beach volleyball tournament at Turtle Beach, Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday.
The former University of Manitoba Bison player and teammate Humana, a native of Toronto, claimed the women’s title with a 2-1 (21-17, 19-21, 15-7) victory over Cuba’s Lianma Flores and Leila Martinez.
“We had an amazing weekend of competition,” Humana said. “We played very well as a team and worked hard for each other and at the end of it we are satisfied with the outcome.”
Mexico’s Bibi Candelas and Martha Revuelta ended on a positive note after outplaying Lane Carico and Kevin McGiven-Dicelllo of United States 2-0 (21-18, 22-20) for the bronze.