Puerto Ricans to resume training in Santo Domingo
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, October 6, 2017 – The Puerto Rican
women’s national team will fly to the nearby Santo Domingo on
Saturday to resume training sessions that were stopped due to
the effects of hurricane Maria that left the island in critical
In Santo Domingo, they will participate in the NORCECA
Continental Championship Group A from October 13 to 15.
The Puerto Rican team will travel via PAWA Airlines departing
from Luis Muñoz Marín Airport at 2:00 PM and arriving in Santo
Domingo approximately at 3:00 PM.
The players included in the squad are setters Natalia Valentín
and Jennifer Nogueras, middle blockers Jennifer Quesada, Alba
Hernández, Neira Ortiz, Ana Sofía Jusino; outside hitters
Stephanie Enright, Daly Santana,Legna Hernández; opposites
Karina Ocasio and Shirley Ferrer; the líberos Shara Venegas,
Valeria León and defensive especialist, Adriana Viñas Joy .
The technical staff is composed by Javier Gaspar, Abdell Otero,
Gamalier Santiago, Patricio Chutney, Vimarys Cruz and José Luis
López, who is the team manager
The Puerto Ricans will train in double sessions at Albergue
Olímpico de Santo Domingo and on Monday they will play a
friendly match against the Dominican U23 team that is preparing
to participate in the Juegos Bolivarianos in November.
The NORCECA Continental Group A is a qualifier to the FIVB
Women’s World Championship 2018 from October 13 to 15. Puerto
Rico will meet Jamaica and Guatemala on Friday and Saturday and
the Dominican Republic on Sunday.
The top two teams will get tickets to Japan 2018.