Team Puerto Rico ready for NORCECA
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, October 6, 2019 - The 14 members of
the national team for the Norceca Championship that begins
on October 8 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum are already
The squad is composed by Natalia Valentín, Karina Ocasio,
Aury Cruz, Shara Venegas, Raymariely Santos, Stephanie
Enright, Diana Reyes, Neira Ortiz, Shirley Ferrer, Paulina
Prieto, Ana Sofía Jusino, Pilar Marie Victoriá, Legna
Hernández and Nomaris Velez.
"It was a difficult decision, because the group has worked
with great force and dedication, but they were mentioned
that this is a national program and we will continue working
for the January Pre-Olympic," national coach, José Mieles
The squad will continue working to debut on Tuesday October
8 against Costa Rica in the Norceca Championship. The game
will be at 8:15 pm.
The other two matches of the pool phase will be Wednesday 9
against Cuba and Thursday 10 against Canada.
The top three teams in the Norceca final position (United
States and Dominican Republic are already classified to
Tokyo and the Pre-Olympic, respectively) secure their
participation in the January 2020 Qualifier.