Brayelin Martinez named MVP of Pan Am Cup
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 10, 2016 – Brayelin
Martinez, who amassed 30 points in the victory of the Dominican
Republic over Puerto Rico at the gold medal match of the XV
Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup, was named the Most Valuable
Player of the annual intercontinental competition.
Martinez, who was also awarded as one of the outside hitters in
the All-Star Team, was one of three Dominicans recognized during
the closing ceremony on Sunday.
Teammate Annerys Vargas was one of the middle blockers included
in the ideal team and Brenda Castillo took home three trophies
as best libero, best receiver and best digger.
Karina Ocasio of vice champions Puerto Rico was named as the
best opposite and Peruvian Alexandra Muñoz was the best setter.
USA’s Micha Hancock, who set new Pan American Cup records with
50 total aces and 12 for a single match was the best server
while teammates Madison Kingdon and Rhamat Alhassan were elected
as outside hitter and middle blocker, respectively.
Kenny Moreno, who set a new record of most total points in a Pan
American Cup with 174, received the award as best scorer.