Sunday, October 15, 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Samantha Bricio the Most Valuable Player in Group C Qualifier

 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, October 15, 2017. - Mexican outside hitter Samantha Bricio was recognized with the Most Valuable Player award of the NORCECA Group C FIVB Women’s World Championship Qualifier tournament the concluded on Sunday at Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.



Samantha Bricio, who last played with Mexico’s National team in 2013, came as an important addition for her team beating Trinidad & Tobago in the final match of the event that granted both teams a ticket to the 2018 World Championship in Japan.


Also from Mexico, libero Lizeth Lopez was selected as the Best Libero and the Best Receiver. Sashiko Sanay pocketed the award for Best Setter.


Trinidad & Tobago’s line-up had the most individual awarded players of the event, with outside hitter Channon Thompson standing out with three recognitions. Channon impressed with her powerful kills and serves earning the awards for Best Scorer and Best Server; she also received the First Best Spiker award. Darlene Ramdin finished as Second Best Spiker, Sinead Jack was the First Best Blocker and captain Krystle Esdelle the Best Opposite. Trinidad’s libero Afesha Olton was the Best Digger of the event.


Johanna Gamboa of Costa Rica took home the award of Second Best Blocker.


The awards were decided according to the official VIS system of the tournament.


Tournament Awards

Most Valuable Player: Samantha Bricio (Mexico)

Best Scorer: Channon Thompson (Trinidad & Tobago)

First Best Spiker: Channon Thompson (Trinidad & Tobago)

Second Best Spiker: Darlene Ramdin (Trinidad & Tobago)

First Best Middle Blocker: Sinead Jack (Trinidad & Tobago)

Second Best Middle Blocker: Johanna Gamboa of (Costa Rica)

Best Setter: Sashiko Sanay (Mexico)

Best Opposite: Kristle Esdelle (Trinidad & Tobago)

Best Libero: Lizeth Lopez (Mexico)

Best Receiver: Lizeth Lopez (Mexico)

Best Digger: Afesha Olton (Trinidad & Tobago)


Best Server: Channon Thompson (Trinidad & Tobago)

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