|13 July 2015|
|1||Pool B||9:00am||CHI - CUB||7 - 2||Official||x 2|
In the first match of the 2015 Pan American Games featured a Pool B match between Chile and Cuba. Chile earned the first penalty corner of the match early in the first quarter, but the shot went wide. Chile kept up their offensive pressure and Daniella Caram put Chile ahead 1-0 in the 6th minute. Cuba’s keeper Heidy Gonzalez made many big saves to keep Chile from scoring further in the first quarter. Daniella Caram continued her attacking intensity to give Chile a two-goal lead one minute into the second quarter. Yuraima Vera Rojas and Marisbel Sierra had some attacking runs for Cuba that led to Cuba’s first penalty corner in the 22nd minute. Cuba’s Sierra deflected the penalty corner shot to bring Cuba within one goal from Chile. Cuba continued to pressure on attack and Yunia Milanes’shot went just wide. Chile’s Javiera Villagra immediately countered the attacking pressure to make it CHI 3-1 CUB in the 27th minute. Right off the restart, Cuba went on attack and Sierra scored again to again pull Cuba within one goal from Chile. Chile held the possession on attack for the rest of the second quarter, but the score remained CHI 3-2 CUB at halftime.
Chile continued their attacking pressure at the start of the third quarter, but Gonzalez saved a penalty stroke shot by Sofia Filpek to prevent Chile from increasing their lead. Chile’s Manuela Urroz sent a hard shot, but it went wide. Chile kept the possession in their attacking half for much of the third quarter. In the 44th minute, Chile’s Carolina Garcia increased Chile’s lead over Cuba 4-2 to end the third quarter. Two minutes to start the fourth quarter, Chile earned a penalty corner and Francisca Pizzaro converted. A minute later, Filpek found the back of the net to put Chie ahead by four goals over Cuba. Gonzalez saved more Chilean shots in the third quarter. Chile’s Camila Caram scored a penalty corner goal in the 58th minute to result in a final match score of CHI 7-2 CUB.