Prisilla Rivera: Dominican Player of the Year
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, February 21, 2019 – Veteran
Prisilla Rivera, who has been part of the national women’s
volleyball team, was awarded as 2018 Dominican Republic’s Player
of the Year at the Olympic Gala.
Rivera, who had an injury-free 2018, was a key contributor to
the success attained by the Dominican Republic at international
level including the gold medal at the Central American and
Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia.
The Dominicans also claimed the silver medal at the Women’s Pan
American Cup held in Santo Domingo and won by USA.
Rivera received the award from Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president
of the Female Program of the Dominican Federation, who was
accompanied by Ramón A. García, president of the federation.
The ceremony took place at Hotel Rennaisance Jaragua in the
capital of the Dominican Republic.