Elvis Contreras MVP of the Central American Games


CORDOBA, México, November 30 2014 - Dominican Elvis Contreras was recognized as the Most Valuable Player of the Men’s Volleyball Tournament at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games.


Contreras was also distinguished as Scoring Leader and Best Attacker. As Second Best Attacker, Cuban Javier Jimenez got the honors, while Wilfrido Hernandez, from Dominican Republic finished as Best Blocker and his fellow patriot, German Recio was the Second Best Blocker.


Best Defender was Pedro Cabrera from Puerto Rico, while Mexicans Jorge Quiñones and Jesus Rangel, were recognized as the Best Reception and Best Libero, respectively.


Best Setter was Leandro Macias, from Cuba, and his compatriot Javier Jimenez was distinguished as Best Server. Jose Caceres of Dominican Republic concluded as Best Opposite Player.


Individual Awards Ceremony

Highest Scorer: Elvis Contreras (DOM) 102 points in attack,18 blocking, 3 serves

Best Attacker: Elvis Contreras  (DOM) 92 attack 20 faults 54.76% positive average

Second Best Attacker: Javier Jimenez (CUB) 73 pts 15 faults 52.14% Efect.

Best Blocker:  Wilfrido Hernández (DOM) 14 Blocking pts, 14 faults 0.74% set

Second Best Blocker: Germán Recio (DOM) 14 pts by block, 16 faults 0.74%

Best Defense: Pedro Cabrera (PUR) 88 effective defenses 20% set

Best Reception: Jorge Quiñones (MEX) 92 positive receptions, 2 faults 80.81%

Best Setter: Leandro Macías (CUB) 135 positive setting plays, 3 faults, 7.11% per set

Best Server: Javier Jiménez (CUB) 10 points 53% per set

Best Opposite: José Cáceres (DOM) 63 attacking points, 15 points by block

Best Libero: Jesus Rangel (MEX)

Most Valuable Player: Elvis Contreras (DOM)