BAYAMON, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2009 –
Dominican Prisilla Rivera was elected the Most
Valuable Player of the NORCECA Women’s
Continental Championship won by her side in an
emotional final match against Puerto Rico.
Brenda Castillo, also from Dominican Republic,
was the most heralded player in the closing
ceremony taking the trophies as best digger,
best receiver and best libero.
Cubans Yanelis Santos and Nancy Carrillo were
selected as best server and blocker respectively
and their young teammate Wilma Salas received
the award as “rising star”.
American Nancy Metcalf resulted in the best
spiker and Puerto Ricans Aurea Cruz and Vilmarie
Mojica were recipients of the recognition as
best scorer and setter.
The awards were presented by the President of
NORCECA Confederation Cristobal Marte Hoffiz and
Nelson Perez, President of the Puerto Rican