Puerto Rico Announces Team for World Championship
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, September 19, 2018 – The Puerto Rico
Volleyball Federation announced the 14 players that will compete
in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan from
September 29 to October 30.
The team has been training over the past three weeks to prepare
for the World Championship, where they will take on Pool D
contenders Brazil, Dominican Republic, Kazakhstan, Kenya and
Serbia in Hamamatsu in the first round.
Puerto Rican star Karina Ocasio leads a talented squad composed
of Natalia Valentina, Raymariely Santos, Daly Santana, Stephanie
Enright, Naomi Santos, Pilar Marie Victoria, Neira Ortiz, Ana
Sofia Jusino, Diana Reyes, Shirley Ferrer, Adrian Vina-Joy,
Valeria Leon and Shara Venegas.
The squad is mentored by Jose
Mieles, who will be assisted by Gerardo Batista, Angel Velez and
physiotherapist Vymaris Cruz.
The team will arrive in Japan on September 20 for a training
camp with the Saitama-based club Ageo Medics.