2017 Men's NORCECA Volleyball Championship

The 2017 Men's NORCECA Volleyball Championship was the 25th edition of the tournament, and was held in Colorado Springs, United States from 26 September to 1 October 2017. The top three teams qualified for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, whereas the fourth and fifth ranked teams qualified for the 2018 World Championship NORCECA qualification final four.[1]

2017 Men's NORCECA Championship
Tournament details
Host nation United States
CityColorado Springs
Dates26 September – 1 October
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Champions United States (9th title)
Runners-up Dominican Republic
Third place Canada
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament awards
MVPUnited States Micah Christenson
Best SetterMexico Pedro Rangel
Best OHUnited States Aaron Russell
Canada Stephen Maar
Best MBMexico José Martínez
Guatemala Leonel Antonio Aragon
Best OPPCanada Sharone Vernon-Evans
Best LiberoCosta Rica Luis Chávez
Tournament statistics
Matches played25
Best scorerCosta Rica Alberto Blanco (91 points)
Best serverMartinique Joann Breleur (1.00 Avg)
Best diggerCosta Rica Luis Chávez (2.18 Avg)
Best receiverMexico Jorge Barajas (78.79%)
Official website

Originally the 2017 NORCECA Championship was the only competition from the area to offer the 2018 World Championship qualification quota, but due to the pass of hurricanes Irma and Maria for the Caribbean sea, Cuba and Puerto Rico were unable to compete, NORCECA authorities decided to make the 2018 World Championship NORCECA qualification final four tournament - Cuba, Puerto Rico and the 4th and 5th placed teams of the 2017 NORCECA Championship.

QualificationEdit

The top six ranked teams from the NORCECA Ranking as of 1 January 2016[2] qualified directly. Other six teams qualified through the zonal qualification.[3]

Direct Qualification Zonal Qualification
NORCECA Ranking   United States CAZOVA   Trinidad and Tobago
  Canada   Martinique
  Cuba *withdrew ECVA   Saint Lucia
  Puerto Rico **withdrew   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  Mexico AFECAVOL   Guatemala
  Costa Rica   Dominican Republic

* Cuba had to withdraw from the tournament due to the closure of the US Embassy in Havana, and after Cuba sustained damages during Hurricane Irma.

** Puerto Rico suffered a devastating hit from Hurricane Maria and their team was unable to participate at the NORCECA competition.

Pools compositionEdit

Teams were seeded following the serpentine system according to their NORCECA Ranking as of 1 January 2017.[4] Rankings are shown in brackets.

Pool A Pool B Pool C
  United States (1)   Canada (2)   Mexico (4)
  Dominican Republic (9)   Trinidad and Tobago (8)   Costa Rica (6)
  Guatemala (10)   Saint Lucia (13)   Martinique (26)
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (27)

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Pool standing procedureEdit

  1. Number of matches won
  2. Match points
  3. Points ratio
  4. Sets ratio
  5. Result of the last match between the tied teams

Match won 3–0: 5 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser
Match won 3–1: 4 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser
Match won 3–2: 3 match points for the winner, 2 match points for the loser

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Semifinals
Qualified for the Quarterfinals
Qualified for the 5th–10th quarterfinals

Pool AEdit

Matches Pts Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 2 0 10 150 84 1.786 6 0 MAX
2   Dominican Republic 1 1 5 123 129 0.953 3 3 1.000
3   Guatemala 0 2 0 90 150 0.600 0 6 0.000
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Sep 19:00 United States   3–0   Guatemala 25–12 25–14 25–10     75–36 P2 P3
27 Sep 19:00 Dominican Republic   3–0   Guatemala 25–16 25–20 25–18     75–54 P2 P3
28 Sep 19:00 United States   3–0   Dominican Republic 25–17 25–21 25–10     75–48 P2 P3

Pool BEdit

Matches Pts Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Canada 2 0 10 150 73 2.055 6 0 MAX
2   Trinidad and Tobago 1 1 5 118 123 0.959 3 3 1.000
3   Saint Lucia 0 2 0 78 150 0.520 0 6 0.000
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Sep 17:00 Trinidad and Tobago   3–0   Saint Lucia 25–15 25–16 25–17     75–48 P2 P3
27 Sep 17:00 Canada   3–0   Saint Lucia 25–9 25–13 25–8     75–30 P2 P3
28 Sep 17:00 Canada   3–0   Trinidad and Tobago 25–21 25–12 25–10     75–43 P2 P3

Pool CEdit

Matches Pts Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Mexico 3 0 15 225 116 1.940 9 0 MAX
2   Costa Rica 2 1 9 218 206 1.058 6 4 1.500
3   Martinique 1 2 6 194 217 0.894 4 6 0.667
4   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0 3 0 127 225 0.564 0 9 0.000
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Sep 17:00 Costa Rica   3–1   Martinique 25–19 25–16 23–25 25–21   98–81 P2 P3
26 Sep 19:17 Mexico   3–0   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25–7 25–16 25–10     75–33 P2 P3
27 Sep 17:00 Costa Rica   3–0   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25–10 25–19 25–21     75–50 P2 P3
27 Sep 19:00 Mexico   3–0   Martinique 25–11 25–15 25–12     75–38 P2 P3
28 Sep 17:00 Martinique   3–0   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25–10 25–14 25–20     75–44 P2 P3
28 Sep 19:00 Mexico   3–0   Costa Rica 25–19 25–16 25–10     75–45 P2 P3

Final roundEdit

5th–10th placesEdit

 
5th–10th quarterfinals5th–8th semifinals5th place match
 
          
 
29 September
 
 
  Martinique3
 
30 September
 
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
 
  Martinique0
 
 
  Trinidad and Tobago3
 
 
1 October
 
 
  Trinidad and Tobago0
 
29 September
 
  Guatemala3
 
  Guatemala3
 
30 September
 
  Saint Lucia0
 
  Guatemala3
 
 
  Costa Rica1 7th place match
 
 
1 October
 
 
  Martinique3
 
 
  Costa Rica2
 

5th–10th quarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 17:00 Martinique   3–0   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25–16 25–18 25–16     75–50 P2 P3
29 Sep 19:00 Guatemala   3–0   Saint Lucia 25–17 25–15 25–16     75–48 P2 P3

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Time Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Sep 15:00 SC1 Guatemala   3–1   Costa Rica 20–25 25–21 25–17 25–15   95–78 P2 P3
30 Sep 17:16 SC2 Martinique   0–3   Trinidad and Tobago 20–25 23–25 18–25     61–75 P2 P3

9th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Sep 15:00 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   3–1   Saint Lucia 22–25 25–20 25–19 25–15   97–79 P2 P3

7th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Oct 14:00 Martinique   3–2   Costa Rica 10–25 25–21 24–26 25–21 15–12 99–105 P2 P3

5th place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Oct 16:41 Trinidad and Tobago   0–3   Guatemala 18–25 10–25 15–25     43–75 P2 P3

Final sixEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
30 September
 
 
  Mexico0
 
29 September
 
  Dominican Republic3
 
  Trinidad and Tobago0
 
1 October
 
  Dominican Republic3
 
  Dominican Republic0
 
 
  United States3
 
 
30 September
 
 
  Canada0
 
29 September
 
  United States3 3rd place match
 
  United States3
 
1 October
 
  Costa Rica0
 
  Mexico1
 
 
  Canada3
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 17:00 Trinidad and Tobago   0–3   Dominican Republic 18–25 22–25 21–25     61–75 P2 P3
29 Sep 19:00 United States   3–0   Costa Rica 25–11 25–7 25–8     75–26 P2 P3

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Sep 17:48 Mexico   0–3   Dominican Republic 20–25 23–25 23–25     66–75 P2 P3
30 Sep 19:25 Canada   0–3   United States 20–25 22–25 21–25     63–75 P2 P3

3rd place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Oct 15:00 Mexico   1–3   Canada 25–21 13–25 25–27 18–25   81–98 P2 P3

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Oct 17:32 Dominican Republic   0–3   United States 17–25 10–25 12–25     39–75 P2 P3

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Three spots to World Championship available in Colorado". NORCECA. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  2. ^ "2015 NORCECA Senior Men's Ranking". NORCECA. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Qualification Process" (PDF). NORCECA. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  4. ^ "2016 NORCECA Senior Men's Ranking". NORCECA. Retrieved 5 November 2017.

External linksEdit