Dominican Elvis Contreras joins exclusive club
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, August 24, 2013 – Dominican Elvis Contreras
joined on Saturday the exclusive club of players who have scored
30 or more points in a single game of the Men’s Pan American
Contreras, who had exactly 30 points in the victory of Dominican
Republic over Trinidad & Tobago in the match for the sixth
position, became the fourth player to reach the 30-point plateau
in the eight-year history of the competition.
Contreras, a veteran who has played in different European
leagues, joined countryman Jose Caceres and Puerto Ricans Victor
Bird and Hector Soto as the only members of the 30-point club.
He achieved the feat by combining 27 kills with 3 aces.
Caceres is the owner of the all-time record with 37 points
against Puerto Rico on June 20, 2009. Bird had 32 against Canada
on June 7, 2007 while Soto registered 31 against Mexico may 24,
The stats were provided by the press department of NORCECA
Confederation under the direction of Roosevelt Comarazamy.