Wong-Orantes, U.S. Volleyball Earns Bronze

Nebraska’s Justine Wong-Orantes helped the U.S. women’s national volleyball team earn the bronze medal at the Pan American Cup in Santo Domingo.

The U.S. suffered its only loss of the tournament to Puerto Rico in Saturday’s semifinals.

But, the Americans defeated Cuba in Sunday’s consolation match 3-1.  Wong-Orantes led the U.S. again with 17 digs in their last match of the nine-day tourney.

The host Dominican Republic team won the title over Puerto Rico, 3-2.