Puerto Rican Acosta was the MVP of U-19 Cup
MEXICALI, Mexico, July 16, 2011 – Carlos Acosta
of silver medalists Puerto Rico was elected as the Most Valuable
Player of the inaugural U-19 Boys’ Pan American Cup won by
Brazil on Saturday night at the State Auditorium of Mexicali.
Another Puerto Rican awarded during the closing
ceremony was Luis Bertran as best digger and best libero.
The crowned champions Brazil had four players
receiving individual awards as Joao Ferreira and Alan Souza
finished as best spiker and best blocker respectively, Thiago
Veloso concluded as best setter and Rogerio Carvalho received
the trophy as best receiver.
Brandon Legall of Trinidad and Tobago was the
competition’s best scorer and best server.
The awards were presented by NORCECA’s
authorities and by members of the tournament’s Organizing