2015 Pan American Games (Women)

Toronto, Canada

Argentina Argentina, Canada Canada, Chile Chile, Cuba Cuba,
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Mexico Mexico, Uruguay Uruguay, USA USA

Argentina v Mexico

Pool A

# Info Time Teams Score Status Match Sheet
13 July 2015
3 Pool A 5:00pm Argentina ARG - MEX Mexico 9 - 0 Official    x 2  

Match Report

In the first Pool A match in the Women’s competition, Argentina and Mexico met. Argentina earned a penalty corner in the first minute, but the shot went wide. In the fifth minute, Noel Barrionuevo’s penalty corner shot was blocked by Mexico’s keeper Jesus Castiilo. Two minutes later, however, Delfina Marino found the back of the net for Argentina to give her team the lead. Argentina kept up their attacking pressure and Paula Ortiz quickly put Argentina ahead by two goals over Mexico in the 10th minute. In the remaining minutes of the first quarter, as Argentina could not capitalize off two more penalty corner opportunities the score remained Argentina 2, Mexico nill. To start the second quarter, Argentina continued to dominate possession in their attacking half. Behind the strong defense of Mexico’s Cindy and Maria Correa, Mexico kept Argentina from having scoring opportunities. ln the 21st minute, Barrionuevo was able to convert a penalty corner to put Argentina ahead by three goals. Soon after, Castillo came up with another save to stop another penalty corner goal. But Argentina kept up their attacking pressure and Merino scored another in the 22nd minute to making the score Argentina 4, Mexico nill. Two minutes later, Agustina Albertarrio converted a penalty corner and then had a field goal to put Argentina ahead by six goals. With Mexico staying strong to keep Argentina from taking advantage of two more penalty corners, the score remained Argentina 6, Mexico nill at halftime.

Immediately at the start of the second half, Argentina kept up where they left off as Barrionuevo converted another penalty corner. A minute later, Florencia Habif scored for Argentina to increase her team’s lead by eight goals over Mexico. Mexico’s defense was able to hold off two more penalty corner shots. In the final minute of the third quarter, the hard work of Mexico’s defense led to Mexico with a shot on goal, but it went wide. To start the fourth quarter, Argentina’s Martina Cavallero was given a yellow card. A man-up Mexico could not take advantage as Argentina continued to keep pressure in their attacking half. Castillo made more saves to keep Argentina from scoring throughout the first part of the fourth quarter. In the 55th minute, Marlet Correa had a breakaway for Mexico, but could not get a shot off before the ball went over the end line. In the 57th minute, Macarena Rodriguez made the score Argentina 9, Mexico nill; with Mexico able to break up an Argentina penalty corner in the final minute that remained the final score.


Team Min # Player Action
Argentina 7 12 MERINO Delfina FG
Argentina 10 26 ORTIZ Maria FG
Argentina 21 27 BARRIONUEVO Noel PC
Argentina 22 12 MERINO Delfina PC
Argentina 24 19 ALBERTARRIO Agustina PC
Argentina 26 19 ALBERTARRIO Agustina FG
Argentina 35 27 BARRIONUEVO Noel PC
Argentina 36 16 HABIF Florencia FG
Argentina 58 5 RODRIGUEZ Macarena FG


Team Min # Player Type
Mexico 10 3 JUAREZ Ana Green Card
Argentina 15 6 CEDRES Jimena Green Card
Argentina 46 7 CAVALLERO Martina Yellow Card
USA v URU (Pool B) CAN v DOM (Pool A)

Final Standings

  1. USA
    1. USA
  2. Argentina
    2. Argentina
  3. Canada
    3. Canada
  4. Chile
    4. Chile
  5. Uruguay
    5. Uruguay
  6. Mexico
    6. Mexico
  7. Dominican Republic
  8. Cuba
    8. Cuba

Pool Standings

Team GP W D L GD P
Pool A
Argentina  ARG 3 3 0 0 26 9
Canada  CAN 3 2 0 1 10 6
Mexico  MEX 3 0 1 2 -13 1
Dominican Republic  DOM 3 0 1 2 -23 1
Team GP W D L GD P
Pool B
USA  USA 3 3 0 0 19 9
Chile  CHI 3 2 0 1 6 6
Uruguay  URU 3 1 0 2 -7 3
Cuba  CUB 3 0 0 3 -18 0