PRESS RELEASE 17/10/2009

Cuban Wilfredo Leon elected MVP of NORCECA Men’s Championship

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, October 17, 2009 –Cuban sensation Wilfredo Leon was elected the Most Valuable Player of the NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship won by his team on Saturday. 

The teen-ager Leon was also the best spiker of the competition and received the award as the “Rising Star”. 

Cubans Roberlandy Simon and Raydel Hierrezuelo took home the plaques as best blocker and best setter respectively and Orlando Samuels received the “Jim Coleman Award” as the best coach. 

Puerto Rican Gregory Berrios won the recognition as best digger, best receiver and best libero while Evan Patak of USA was elected as the best server. Dominican Jose Caceres was the top scorer of the event.

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