Krista Vansant named MVP of the Pan Am Cup



LIMA, Peru, June 21, 2015 – Krista Vansant of champions United States was selected as Most Valuable Player of the XIV Women’s Pan American Cup played at Lima and Callao from June 13 to 21.


Vansant was also selected as the First Outside Hitter in the All-Star Team with a success percentage of 50.39.


Cuban Melissa Vargas, who was both the Best Scorer and Best Server of the competition, was named the Second Outside Hitter.


Brenda Castillo of Dominican Republic joined Vargas as a triple-awarded player in the closing ceremony receiving the plaques as Best Receiver, Best Digger and Best Libero.


The First Middle Blocker award went to Cuba’s Alena Rojas while Canada’s Lucille Charuk was the Second Middle Blocker.


Peru’s Angela Leyva was named Best Opposite and USA’s Carli Lloyd was the Best Setter.