Fort St. John’s Dana Cranston and her Team Canada teammates got things started in the right direction with a 3-0 straight sets win over Norway. The Canadian squad took the game 25-21, 25-14, and 25-19.
Shanice Marcelle of Victoria led the way for the team with five kills. She also had three blocks and 12 digs during the contest.
The team was expected to face Algeria tomorrow, however the team dropped out just before the tournament began. As a result, the squad will have an off day tomorrow before meeting with Brazil, the defending champions from the last Universiade games.
Wednesday’s game gets started at 4 a.m. local time.