USA’s Hall named MVP of U20 Pan American Cup
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 14, 2017 – Thayer Hall of United
States was selected as Most Valuable Player of the U20 Women’s
Volleyball Pan American Cup won by her team on Saturday night
with a straight set victory over Argentina.
Hall was the top scorer for the USA team and third overall with
61 points was the only member of the well balanced American side
awarded during the closing ceremony.
Cuba claimed a lion’s share of the awards as players of their
team took home six of the twelve awards.
Heidy Casanova of Cuba was the best scorer of the tournament
with 70 points and also was recognized as the best opposite
Cubans Ailama Cese and Diaris Perez were named first and second
best outside hitters, Laura Suarez was the second best middle
blockers and Gretell Moreno was the best setter
Argentina’s Valentina Gonzalez took home the awards as bets
libero, best digger and best receiver while Puerto Rico’s Kris
Justiniano was named the best server and Dominican Geraldine
Gonzalez was the first middle blocker.