Brazilian Silva wins MVP honors at Pan Am Cup
GATINEAU, Canada, June 18, 2011 – Brazil’s Paulo Silva, who
scored 23 points to lead his side to the victory at the gold
medal match, was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the
Men’s Volleyball Pan American Cup on Saturday.
Silva was one of four Brazilians who received individual awards
during the closing ceremony of the competition at Centre Robert-Guertin
The other awarded members of the gold medal winners were Lucas
Provenzano, Raphael Margarido and Thiago Sens as best digger,
setter and receiver respectively.
Canada’s Gavin Schmitt took home the awards as best scorer and
best spiker while Bahamas’ Byron Ferguson was the choice as best
Dominican Republic’s Pedro Luis Garcia and Puerto Rico’s Jose
Mulero were selected as best server and best libero