Hernández tops Ideal Team of Week 3 in PUR
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, February 12, 2019 – The offensive and
defensive contributions from Legna Hernandez were fundamentals
as her team Changas de Naranjito kept their unbeaten record
after three weeks of actions in the Women’s Puerto Rican
Hernandez was elected the Most Valuable Player of Week 3 after
scoring 18, 24 and 19 points, respectively in the three
victories by Changas.
Hernandez’s performance helped her to move from 15th to 5th
place in the list of the best scorer with 101 points (77 in
attacks, six in blocks and 18 with direct services). Her 18 aces
sit her at the top of the category. Besides she is 8th in
defenses with 85.
Hernandez was part of the ideal team of the week as outside
hitter alongside Paulina Prieto of Valencianas de Juncos. Prieto
is tops in scoring with 151 and attacks with 135 and has been
part of the ideal team in all three weeks of the season.
The middle blockers of the week were Ivonessa García of Juncos
and Paola Rivera of Naranjito. Rivera leads in blocks with 25
while Garcia has 21.
Once again, Kathia Sanchez was the setter of the Ideal-Seven.
The Indias’ setter totals 178 assists in 26 sets for a 6.85
The Ideal Team is completed by opposite attacker Sarai Alvarez
of Mayaguez and the libero Stephanie Salas of Amazonas de