SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 16,
2021 – Dominican Bethania de la Cruz progressed
to the top of the Athletes Unlimited Volleyball
League following her brilliant performance
during Week 3 of the women’s competition.
De la Cruz leapfrogged American
Jordan Larson as the leader in points after
totaling 1,018 for Week 3 with her Orange Team
winning its three matches.
The hard-hitting Dominican wing
spiker was followed by three teammates including
setter Kelly Hunter (927), wing spiker Lindsay
Stalzer (867) and opposite Karsta Lowe (861).
Larson was fifth with 824 points.
It was the second consecutive
that Bethania led all players in points after
scoring 920 in Week 2 following her 720 points
in Week 1.
After three weeks, De La Cruz is
the overall leader with 2,688 points followed by
USA national teammates Larson and Lowe with
2,652 and 2,279, respectively.
The league continues for its
fourth of five weeks from March 20-22. De La
Cruz, Larson, Lowe and Hunter will be the team
captains and will draft their teammates on