Puerto Rico calls 22 players to Training National Team 

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 11, 2019 – Twenty-two players have been included in the Women’s Training National Team of Puerto Rico ahead of the different events scheduled to take place during the summer of 2019. 

The list of players was worked out by national coach Jose Mieles and his working group and approved by Dr. Cesar Trabanco, president of the Puerto Rican National Volleyball Federation. 

The players included in the training squad are setters Natalia Valentin,  Raymariely Santos and Wilmarie Rivera, the outside hitters Karina Ocasio, Stephanie Enright, Aury Cruz, Pilar Marie Victoriá, Julymar Otero, Legna Hernández, Génesis Anais Miranda and Kanisha Jiménez, the middle blockers  Ana Sofía Jusino, Neira Ortiz, Diana Reyes, Lynda Morales, Alba Hernández and Paola Rojas, the opposite attackers Paulina Prieto and Génesis Collazo and the liberos, Shara Venegas, Valeria León and Adriana Viña. 

“We have analyzed the different options of groups that will go to the tournaments and this summer we are going to have many events and hopefully I can use all the players,” Mieles said. 

In 2019, the first competition for the national team will be the NORCECA qualifier to the Challenge Cup at the end of May. Besides during the summer the events include the Pan American Games Lima 2019 and the Intercontinental Olympic Qualifier in Poland.