Romina Cornelio wins Rookie of the Year honors 

SANTO DOMINGO – Wing spiker Romina Cornelio of the Cristo Rey club, was elected Rookie of the Year of the 2019 season in the Women's Superior Volleyball League through the vote of the journalists covering the event.

The native of La Vega was the 15th best scorer in the Regular Series with 70 points that included a high mark of 16 against Mirador on April 13.

Cornelio who played in eight games - seven as a starter in the initial squad - averaged 10 points per game and 11.8 in the first five games played by her side.

Cornelio was chosen over the middle blockers Estefhany Rabit, Cristo Rey and Radaisy Valdez, of Guerreras.

The 16 blocks of Rabit earned him the seventh place among the defenders at the net. In total he finished with 44 points.

Valdez opened in the regular side in the 9 matches of Guerreras and scored 30 points with 10 blocks.

Other players mentioned for the honor were the setters Ailyn Mía Liberato of Guerreras and Henessys Lalane of the Caribeñas.