|22 July 2015|
|18||5-8||11:30am||URU - DOM||7 - 1||Official||x 2|
In the other women’s 5-8 cross-over, Uruguay and the Dominican Republic played. The Dominican Republic ran on attack to start the match, but Uruguay’s Federika Kempner blocked runs by both Lucia Navamuel and Maria Disanti, respectively. In the 9th minute, Uruguay had the first penalty corner of the match, but the shot was blocked by the Dominican Republic defense. Play continued in Uruguay’s attacking half and Uruguay was awarded a stroke. Florencia Norbis put in the stroke in the 13th minute to make the score Uruguay 1, Dominican Republic 0. The Dominican Republic ran down into their attacking end after the restart, but Uruguay’s Kempner and Manuela Vilar played strong defense to get the ball back to close out the first quarter with the score Uruguay 1, Dominican Republic 0.
Dominican Republic started right on attack to start the second quarter. Agustina Birocho shot the ball and it deflected off a Uruguay foot right to Magalys Ortega who slammed the ball into the back of the cage. Ortega’s goal in the 17th minute tied the match Uruguay 1, Dominican Republic 1. In the 20th minute, Uruguay earned a penalty corner and Norbis’ flick regained the lead for Uruguay to make it Uruguay 2, Dominican Republic 1. Four minutes later Uruguay earned another penalty corner and the Dominican Republic blocked the shot and ran back into their attacking circle. Navamuel kept trying to attack from the right side, but Uruguay regained posessession. With either team able to get another shot off in second quarter, the score remained Uruguay 2, Dominican Republic 1 at the halftime break.
Less than one minute into the third quarter, Uruguay earned a penalty corner and Cecilia Casarotti put in a hard shot to make the score Uruguay 3, Dominican Republic 1. In the 34th minute, Uruguay failed to execute a penalty corner play, but Uruguay kept pressuring the Dominican Republic in their attacking circle. Uruguay’s Mercedes Coates had a slow shot slip past two Dominican Republic defenders to make the score Uruguay 4, Dominican Republic 1 in the 36th minute. In the 40th minute Uruguay earned another penalty corner, but the Dominican Republic defense stopped multiple Uruguay shots to prevent Uruguay from increasing their lead. Thus, the score remained Uruguay 4, Dominican Republic 1 at the end of the quarter.
Uruguay started the fourth quarter like they did the third, with a penalty corner goal this time by Vilar to make the score Uruguay 5, Dominican Republic 1 by the 48th minute. Uruguay kept up their attacking intensity and a minute later, Janine Stanley found the back of the net to make the score Uruguay 6, Dominican Republic 1. Uruguay then earned another penalty corner and Vilar’s flick trickled past reserve keeper Nayrobi Pichardo making the score Uruguay 7, Dominican Republic 1. The Dominican Republic did not let up, however, and had the ball in their attacking end in the 52nd minute to earn a penalty corner. Uruguay’s keeper Paselle made two big saves and then the Dominican Republic was awarded another penalty corner and Paselle again saved the hard shot. The Dominican Republic continued to pressure on attack and earned another penalty corner in the 56th minute, Navamuel lifted the shot and again Paselle was there to make the save.1 In the 59th minute, the Dominican Republic earned another penalty corner, but could not execute. Then in the final minute, Uruguay earned a penalty corner, but the Dominican Republic played good defense to keep the final result Uruguay 7, Dominican Republic 1.
With the win, Uruguay will play Mexico in the 5th / 6th place match; while Cuba will play the Dominican Republic in the 7th / 8th place match.
|Dominican Republic||17||10||ORTEGA Magalys||FG|
|Uruguay||13||4||DALL'ORSO Kaisuami||Green Card|
|Dominican Republic||33||20||SANCHEZ Norma||Green Card|
|Uruguay||53||11||NORBIS Florencia||Green Card|