Puerto Rico announces its Pan Am Cup squad

SAN JUAN; Puerto Rico, July 1, 2019 - The Puerto Rican Women's National Team is ready to participate in the 18th edition of the Pan American Cup the premier annual event organized by NORCECA Confederation which starts the qualification process to the Central American and Caribbean Games Panama 2022.

Monday 01 de July del 2019 09:49 AM

Puerto Rico will play in the five-team Pool B alongside Colombia, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago and United States.

The members of the squad that has been training together since its arrival from the Challenger Cup on early June, was announced on Monday.

Veteran Aury Cruz is making a return to the national team for the first time since the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. The veteran attacker has been part of the squad since 1997.

The captain Natalia Valentin leads the group alongside Wilmarie Rivera as setters. The middles are Neira Ortiz, Ana Sofía Jusino and Paola Rojas with Paulina Prieto and Génesis Collazo as opposites.

The corners are Stephanie Enright, Aury Cruz, Pilar Marie Victoriá and Sofía Victoriá. The libero is Nomaris Vélez.

Valentín, Cruz and the younger of the Victoriá sisters (Sofía) will make their 2019 summer debut.

The coach of the team is José Mieles with Fernando Morales as the assistant and Vimarys Cruz as therapist.





Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net