Jessica Mruzik Most Valuable Player of NORCECA U18


Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 01 de septiembre 2018. Jessica Mruzik was awarded as the Most Valuable Player after United States beat Canada 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-23) to win their eighth Women’s NORCECA U18 Championship and both teams qualifying to the 2019 FIVB World Championship U18.


During the awarding ceremony chaired by NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, the United States was crowned with unbeaten record and players were honored with individual awards.


Jessica Mruzik besides being the Most Valuable Player of the tournament was also the Best Wing Spiker and Allison Jacobs was the second best Wing Spiker.


From USA, Emily Londot receive the award as Best Opposite Player, Hattie Monson was the Best Digger and Best Receiver and Orr Kennedi the Best Setter.


Canadian Katerina Geordiadis was awarded as the Best Libero and cuban Thainalien Castillo as Best Scorer and Best Server. Dominican Republic was awarded with two individual recognitions, Geraldine González as Best Middle Blocker and Estefany Rabit as 2da Best Middle Blocker.


Final Standings: 1. United States; 2. Canada; 3. Cuba; 4. Dominican Republic; 5. Costa Rica; 6. Honduras; 7. Nicaragua; 8. Barbados.


Individual Awards


Most Valuable Player: Jessica Mrusik, United States 

Best Wing Spiker: Jessica Mrusik, United State 

2nd Best Wing Spiker: Allison Jacobs, United State 

1st Middle Blocker: Geraldine Gonzalez, Dominican Republic 

2nd Middle Blocker: Estefany Rabit, Dominican Republic

 Setter:  Kennedi Orr, United State 

Opposite Player: Emily Londot, Estados Unidos 

Libero:  Katerina Geordiadis, Canada 

Best Scorer: Thainalien Castillo, Cuba 

Best Server: Thainalien Castillo, Cuba 

Best Digger: Hattie Monson, United State 

Best Receiver: Hattie Monson, United State