Dania Hamilton is the ECVA Most Valuable Player


St. Johns, Antigua, November 25, 2012- Dania Hamilton of St. Lucia was declared the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the recently concluded East Caribbean Volleyball Championship. Hamilton led two of her team mates (Natalie Edwards and Indira Laurencin 68 points each) with 72 points and as a result won the award for best scorer.


She was second in spikes to Susan Tackling of Anguilla compiling 62 to Tackling 63 over the tournament. Added to that, 47 digs with 12 faults placed her third in the diggers category.


In the other categories Suzan Tackling of Anguilla came on top in the Spiking and Receiving categories while Vanessa Burke of Antigua won the Best Setter award.


The battle for Best Libero was won by St. Lucian Sancha Isadore with a 48 % success rate over Rosemarie Simon of Antigua who recorded a 46 % success rate.


Samantha Mann of St. Lucia led everyone in the "Blocks" category with her teammate Indira Laurencin a close second.


St. Vincent's LaDonna Woodley edged Antigua's Shauna Isaac and Dominica's Anna Maria Xavier for Best Server - a category that was also very close.


Summary of individual awards

MVP:                Dania Hamilton              St. Lucia

Best Scorer:      Dania Hamilton              St. Lucia

Best Spiker       Susan Tacklin                Anguilla

Best Blocker      Indira Laurencin             St. Lucia

Best Server       La Donna Woodley         St. Vincent

Best Setter        Vanessa Burke               Antigua

Best Receiver    Susan Tackling               Anguilla

Best Libero        Sancha Isadore              St. Lucia