Natalia Martinez earns second MVP title of 2016
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, September 8, 2016 – Natalia Martinez of
Dominican Republic was named the Most Valuable Player of the
NORCECA Girls’ U18 Volleyball Continental Championship won by
her team on Wednesday night.
Martinez, who was the overall best scorer of the event with 114
points, registered 33 and 29 points in the two matches of
five-sets played by the Dominican Republic against the United
States, one in the preliminary round and last night in the gold
It is the second MVP title achieved by Martinez this year as she
also was recipient of the same honors at the Women’s U20
Continental Championship held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida last
Martinez was one of five Dominicans awarded during the closing
ceremony of the tournament that took place at Pedrin Zorrilla
Coliseum of Hato Rey.
Madeline Guillén was selected as the best outside hitter, Camila
De la Rosa was elected best setter, Geraldine González was named
the first middle blocker and Yanlis Feliz as the best opposite.
Haley Warner of United States was the second best outside hitter
and Loraine Lopez and Sofía Castro of Puerto Rico were the
second best middle blocker and best server, respectively.
Mexico’s Joseline Landeros was the best receiver and best libero
while Costa Rica’s Maria Jose Castro was the best digger.