Currie Named Top Digger As Canada Wins Silver at U21 Pan Am’s

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Landon Currie

Landon Currie of the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack was named the ‘top digger’ at the U-21 Pan American men’s volleyball championship tournament.

The event wound up Saturday (May 11) in Lima, Peru with Currie and Team Canada capturing the silver medal.

Canada Silver medal at U-21 Pan Ams
Canada Silver medal at U-21 Pan Ams

Canada lost in the gold medal match to Cuba 3-0.  The set scores were 25-19,25-22, 29-27.

Currie had 14 digs and seven assists in the gold medal match.

Earlier, Canada swept Puerto Rico 3-0 in their semi final.  The scores were 25-19,25-18,25-15.  Currie had seven digs.
Puerto Rico captured the bronze medal.

Currie and the rest of the Canadian team will now return to Gatineau, Quebec to begin an open tryout for positions on the junior national team which will compete at the World U21 Championships in Behrain later this summer.