Janelly Ceopa the Most Valuable Player at U18 Pan Am Cup


DURANGO, Mexico, May 26, 2019. - Peruvian Janelly Ceopa was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the fifth Girls’ U18 Pan American Cup playing an important role in her team’s golden finish at Auditorio del Pueblo of Durango, Mexico.


Outside hitter Janelly Ceopa received the MVP recognition during the awarding ceremony  where her team was crowned the U18 Pan American Champion defeating Puerto Rico 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-22).


From the silver medalists Puerto Rico, Kiaralyz Perez received three recognitions as Best Libero, Best Receiver and Best Digger.

Players from the host team Mexico that finished as bronze medalists received the awards for Best Setter and Best Server granted to Gloria Ung, while Melanie Parra was the Best Scorer of the event and Second Best Spiker. Also, Marian Ovalle was handed the award for Best Opposite.


Dominicans Flormarie Heredia and Esthefany Rabit were recognized the awards for Best Spiker and Best Blocker accordingly. Dominican Republic finished in sixth place.


Chilean Elisa Sandrok received the award for Second Best Blocker.


Final Positions: 1. Peru; 2. Puerto Rico; 3. Mexico; 4. Chile; 5. Cuba; 6. Dominican Republic; 7. Guatemala; 8. Honduras.


All Stars Team

Setter:             Gloria Ung, MEX                       

Outside Hitter:  Flormarie Heredia, DOM

Outside Hitter:  Melanie Parra, MEX

Middle Blocker: Esthefany Rabit, DOM

Middle Blocker: Elisa Sandrok, CHI

Opposite:         Marian Ovalle, MEX

Libero:             Kiaralyz Pérez, PUR