RIMINI, Italy — The Canadian national women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Italy in Nations League action on Friday.
Set scores were 25-18, 25-20, 25-20.
Andrea Mitrovic led Canada with 12 points, while Kiera Van Ryk had 11.
Canada and Italy (both 3-10) are tied for 13th in the 16-team standings.
The Canadians play Thailand on Saturday.
Canada's national men's and women's teams will both play a 15-match preliminary round until June 23. The top four countries in each division will advance to the semifinals and finals.
Canada's men are back in action Monday against the Netherlands.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 18, 2021.
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