Canadian women's volleyball team defeated by Italy in Nations League
Italy pulls ahead of Canada in 16-team standings to 13th place
The Canadian national women's volleyball team lost 3-0 to Italy in Nations League action on Friday.
Set scores were 25-18, 25-20, 25-20.
Andrea Mitrovic led Canada with 12 points, while Kiera Van Ryk had 11.
The Canadians play Thailand on Saturday.
Canada's national men's and women's teams will both play a 15-match preliminary round until June 23. The top four countries in each division will advance to the semifinals and finals.
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