Lefty Mexican Jose Martell was elected the MVP
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, June 9, 2007.-
Veteran Jose Martell, whose leadership qualities and overall
ability, helped Mexico to win the gold medal of the Men’s
Volleyball Pan American Cup, was elected as the Most Valuable
Player of the competition.
The lefty hitter Martell was the only member of the new champions
in the All-Star Team, which reflects the team-effort made by the
Mexican squad during the whole tournament.
Cuban Yadier Sanchez won the best scorer and best attacker
categories and Dominican Amaury Martinez was both the best
receiver and libero.
Canadian Mark Dodds made the ideal team as best server and Puerto
Ricans Fernando Morales and Angel Matias were selected best setter
and defender respectively. Cuban Raidel Gonzalez topped the list
Yadier Sanchez (CUB), 103; Mark Dodds (CAN), 97; Victor Bird (PUR),
95; Jose Martell (MEX), 93; Nolan Tash (TRI), 79; Gustavo Meyer (MEX),
68; Juan Garcia (MEX), 62; Raidel Gonzalez (CUB), 60; Domingo
Avila (PAN), 60; Raidel Delgafo (CUB), 57; Kris Brand (CAN), 57.
Yadier Sanchez (CUB), 61.15; Jose Caceres (DOM), 57.32; Raidel
Delgado (CUB), 55.95; Marc Honore (TRI), 53.85; Marc Dodds (CAN),
53.13; Juan Garcia (MEX), 52.50; Irving Bricio (MEX), 52.22;
Roberto Muniz (PUR), 51.22; Gustavo Meyer (MEX), 50.89; Victor
Bird (PUR), 49.72.
Raidel Gonzalez (CUB), 0.89; Juan Garcia (MEX), 0.80; Marc Honore
(TRI), 0.77; Josue Nunez (PUR), 0.69; Jose Martell (MEX), 0.65;
Osmany Camejo (CUB), 0.61; Darien Ferrer (CUB), 0.56; Eury Almonte
(CUB), 0.56; Leo Carroll (CAN), 0.50; Edward Diaz (PAN), 0.47.
Mark Dodds (CAN), 0.50; Raidel Gonzalez (CUB), 0.44; Elvis
Contreras (DOM), 0.38; Enrique Escalante (PUR), 0.38; Marc Honore
(TRI), 0.38; Gustavo Meyer (MEX), 0.30; Raidel Delgado (CUB),
0.28; Juan Pozo (DOM), 0.25; Leo Carroll (CAN), 0.20; Irving
Bricio (MEX), 0.20.