Victoriá selected as MVP of Qualifier
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, January 6, 2019 - Pilar Marie Victoriá
was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of the Qualification
Tournament for the Pan American Games of Lima after the
selection of Puerto Rico won the ticket to the continental
Victoria was one of the offensive leaders of Puerto Rico during
the three days of competition. The outside hitter was also
chosen as one of the two Best Attackers.
Other Puerto Ricans selected were Neira Ortiz (Best Blocker),
Karina Ocasio (Best Receiver), Wilmarie Rivera (Best Server),
Natalia Valentín (Best Setter) and Valeria Léon (Best Líbero).
The other prizes were won by Trinidad & Tobago with Channon
Thompson as Best Scorer and second best attacker, Afiya
Alexander, second best blocker; Afeya Orton, best digger Krystle
Esdelle, better opposite
The award ceremony was led by the President of NORCECA,
Cristóbal Marte, Dr. César Trabanco, President of the Puerto
Rican Volleyball Federation and Carlos J. Beltrán, competition
director of the event.
Finals positions: 1- Puerto Rico (qualifies to the Pan American
Games), 2- Trinidad & Tobago, 3- Nicaragua, 4- Guatemala.