Santa Teresita champion of the Intercollegiate Cup Claro Women
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 4, 2018 - The Santa
Teresita of Santo Domingo was crowned champion of the
Intercollegiate Women's Volleyball Cup 2018, after defeating in
the final Saint Nicolas de La Romana, in a match held before a
large attendance at the Volleyball Pavilion of Juan Pablo Duarte
Olympic Center in Santo Domingo.
The triumph of Santa Teresita in the final match was decided by
score of 2 sets to 0, with the sets finishing 25-19 and 25-19.
The best attackers for the winners were, Johanna Montero and
Madeline Guillén, who finished with 12 and 10 points,
respectively. For Saint Nicolas Melody Céspedes Estévez and
Brenny Vergés Varona, produced 4 points each and Luz Eusebio
Burgos, added 3 points.
In the match for the third place, Padre Fantino od La Vega,
champion of the stage of the Cibao, defeated 2-1 to New
Horizons, of Santo Domino, thanks to the offensive contributions
of Gabrieli López Martínez, who scored 15 points and Ayleen
Colón Rodríguez, who added 5. Cristina Román Nadal and Isabel
Ferrand Báez led the attack of the capitaleñas with 14 and 11
After concluding the match for the championship, the award
ceremony was held, which was chaired by Shariff Quiñones,
Manager of Promotions and Sponsorships of Claro.
In the event, the members of the schools Padre Fantino and New
Horizons were awarded with medals as occupants of the third and
fourth place, respectively. Padre Fantino also received a plaque
and a check of $50 thousand pesos.
The players of Saint Nicolas were awarded with the trophy of
second place and $100 thousand pesos, while the members of Santa
Teresita received the great Champion's Cup and $200 thousand
pesos, as well as Samsung cell phones.
In addition, Madeline Guillén of Santa Teresita, was awarded as
Most Valuable Player and Best Attacker; Daniela Cavada, of the
Community For Learning, Best Blocker and Saray Isidor, of the
Sacred Heart of Jesus, Best Server.
In the Intercolegial Claro of Women's Volleyball 2018 competed
52 teams, 40 of Santo Domingo, La Romana and Punta Cana, in the
capital stage and 12 of Santiago, La Vega, Puerto Plata and San
Francisco de Macoris, in the stage of the Cibao.
The tournament, which is part of Claro's collegiate sports
platform, was sponsored by Samsung, Gatorade, Seguros Universal,
Coca Cola and Agua Dasani.