Mexican Isiordia named MVP of U-20 Cup


HAVANA, Cuba,  March 23, 2013 – Mexican Alejandra Isiordia, captain of the champion team at the U-20 Women’s Pan American Cup, was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the competition held at Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva in Havana.


Isiordia, the tallest player of her team, was a decisive factor in the Mexican victory with a consistent performance throughout the tournament, and besides she resulted in the best scorer of the competition with a total of 120 points.


Cuban Meliza Vargas, only 13 years old, was the best spiker, while Colombian Melissa Rangel and Puerto Rican Daly Santana, were the best in the departments of blocking and services, respectively.


Winifer Fernández, of Dominican Republic, finished as best digger and best libero, while Colombian Camila Gomez was the best receiver. Peruvian Shiamara Almeida was the best setter.


The final positions of the tournament were the following: 1. México, 2. Dominican Republic, 3. Colombia, 4. Perú, 5. Puerto Rico, 6. Cuba, 7.Chile and 8.Costa Rica.